SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL AWARDS

Submissions are now open.

Submissions close on November 15th, 2018, 11:59pm PST
Physical submissions must be received in the mail on or before November 30th, 2018

Round one judging will take place between December 1, 2018 and January 20, 2019
Round two judging will take place between January 20 and March 1, 2019

We will announce the finalists in April, 2019
We will hold the 6th annual Art and Olfaction Awards in early May, in Amsterdam.

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We accept submissions for perfumes or projects first released to the public between January 1 and December 31, 2018.

SUBMISSION CATEGORIES

We have three submission categories for the Art and Olfaction Awards, which reflect the varieties of practice in independent perfumery. Please click the category below to learn about qualifiers and rules for each category, or email us at hello@artandolfaction.com for more information. 

Artisan Category

For brands that are owned or co-owned by the perfumer, who initiated and created the submission's formula in-house, released under the brand's name.

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Independent Category

For brands that employed an external perfumer or fragrance house to create the submission's formula, which was then released under the brand's name.

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Sadakichi Award (Experimental)

For creative or experimental practitioners who make unconventional use of scent, that takes it out of the domain of traditional perfumery.

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DISCRETIONARY AWARDS

We have two discretionary awards that we award on a yearly basis to one person or perfume, per award. Please click the award type below to learn about the qualifiers for each category, and how we decide the winners.

Contribution to Scent Culture Award

This award is given on an annual basis to an outstanding person who makes significant contributions to public awareness of artisan, independent and experimental practices with scent on an international scale.

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Aftel Award for Handmade Perfume

This award will be given on an annual basis to one outstanding small batch perfume that was 100% perfumer-created, in-house, with no use of outsourced compounding or expansion at any stage of the process.

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FAQS

Some questions come up over and over again. Read our Frequently Asked Questions, here.

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RULES + QUALIFIERS

View the category descriptions, rules and submission terms for the sixth annual Art and Olfaction Awards at the link below.

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Questions? Email us at hello@artandolfaction.com