SUBMISSIONS

Submissions for the 6th annual Art and Olfaction Awards are closed.

We will announce the 2019 finalists on April 25 – 1pm CET, at Esxence in Milan.
We will hold the 6th annual Art and Olfaction Awards on May 2, at Oude Kerk in Amsterdam.

To receive an email reminder about submissions for the 7th annual Art and Olfaction Awards, please email us.

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

In addition to our submission categories, we also present three discretionary awards - presented 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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Septimus Piesse Visionary Award

Inaugurated in 2019, this award is given on an annual basis to an outstanding person showing proof of exceptional vision with regards to how scent is used, developed, or imagined.

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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