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January 1, 2018 - Comments Off on How we judge

How we judge

Judging the Art and Olfaction Awards is the most important part to get right. Without a healthy judging mechanism, our efforts would be pointless. Here's a run-down on how we judge, and why!

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February 15, 2015 - Comments Off on A Submissions Update

A Submissions Update

We have tallied the preliminary scores, and we now know who the finalists are. It is a secret that is painful to keep. However, we cannot share this information publicly just yet!

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February 14, 2015 - Comments Off on A New Judge

A New Judge

We are thrilled to announce that Sebastian Fischenich has agreed to come on as a finalist judge for the 2015 Art and Olfaction Awards. He will join Luca Turin, Mandy Aftel, Sarah Horowitz-Thran and Miriam Vareldzis in assessing the finalists in the Artisan and Independent categories - and establishing the winners.

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December 24, 2014 - Comments Off on What happens when your vials arrive

What happens when your vials arrive

All perfumers who submit to the Art and Olfaction Awards are asked to send us four small samples of the scent submitted. We thought we would give a little process update about what happens next!

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December 18, 2014 - Comments Off on Postage Date Extended to Monday

Postage Date Extended to Monday

We realized that with the holidays coming up, everyone is a little more frazzled than usual. So, we're extending the postage date to Monday Dec 22, by the end of the day. Be sure to get your packages in the mail by then.

Don't forget that submission forms are still due before midnight, Friday Dec 19.

We hope that helps give everyone a little respite, and - as always - we are here for any questions, worries, comments or concerns: hello@artandolfactionawards.com.

December 3, 2014 - Comments Off on About the Independent Category

About the Independent Category

Things are really starting to heat up for us, with submissions coming in from all over the world. Although we are not starting the judging process for a few weeks, based on our preliminary sniffs we already know without the shadow of a doubt that the big winner in all this will be the artisan and independent perfume scene as a whole. The quality of the work being sent in from all over the globe is mind-boggingly good: What an exciting time for niche perfume!

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