The 3rd Swatch TTR Art Rules design competition attracts many designers from all around the globe. It offers artists the chance of a lifetime to have their artwork featured on the 2012/13 TTR World Tour Trophy and matching Swatch Tour Watch. More than 2000 participants from 90 countries registered and have already submitted a great variety of designs. Check them out in the online design gallery at www.artrules.swatch.com . The TTR Trophy, which was sculpted by renowned Coarse” designer, Mark Landwehr, acts as a blank canvas for artists to get creative. One lucky winner will have the honor of their design being part of snowboarding history. The jury, consisting of snowboard and art experts Arlette-Elsa Emch, President of Swatch together with Reto Lamm, President of TTR, former pro snowboarder and co-founder of WESC Ingemar Backmann, Romain Colin founder of Fubiz and Kassia Meador, pro longboard surfer and photographer elects the winning design from all submitted proposals.
The top three nominees will be invited to the Swatch Art Rules Night on May 11 th , 2012 in Los Angeles (USA) where the winning design and artist are set to be unveiled to the world. In addition to the portfolio-building exposure, the winner also receives a two-week trip to New York City to soak up all the art and design inspiration of the Big Apple. This years installment of the design contest presents a challenge to the artists of the world: submit a graphic design that expresses the themes of Progression and Style. Progression and Style are two elements that run through all aspects of snowboarding and an artists interpretation of these themes will make the TTR Trophy and Swatch Tour Watch aesthetically complete.
It is still possible to submit artwork until March 27th 2012, and we welcome everybody to use the share buttons on the currently submitted designs, to show the world the audiences favorites. For full details surrounding the contest and for instructions on how to submit a design, visit www.artrules.swatch.com . TTR Swatch Art Rules Trophy 2011/12 – Wrap Up