2021 Wool Blanket Design Contest

Listen up! Eighth Generation, the first Native-owned company to offer wool blankets, has launched our Third Wool Blanket Design Contest!

The first wool blanket design contest was in 2017 and brought back by popular demand in 2019 — check out previous winners and their blankets here.

Now, the 2021 contest is the BIGGEST ONE EVER! This year we are choosing THREE artists to design a blanket in one of THREE WOOL BLANKET CATEGORIES!




  1. A Warrior Blanket, to honor the people who sacrifice for our way of life 
  2. An Elder Blanket, to honor those who laid the groundwork for future generations
  3. A People's Choice Blanket, designed by a community engaged artist

The Warrior Advisory Committee and an Elder Advisory Committees will assist in the selection of the winner for their categories. The People's Choice blanket will be selected with the help of members of the community. 


  • We are NOT asking you to create a blanket design to submit! We don't ask artists to do work for free.
  • Upload artwork that best represents your skills/that you're most proud of
  • Upload any of your art for one category: Warrior, Elder or People's Choice!
  • Entries will be accepted via the Form at the bottom of this page
  • No submissions will be accepted through any social account
  • Images should be no more than 2 MB in size.
  • Enter submissions by Tuesday, July 6th, 2021!


Winners to be announced in August 2021! As mentioned, a Warrior and Elder Advisory Committee will judge contest entry submissions in their categories. 

Know that we will continue to follow our Communication Policy in regards to how we will or will not reach out to contestants. 

General artist entries will be highlighted throughout the contest. Finalists will be announced via our blog (www.eighthgeneration.com/blog) and on our social media accounts.

More information regarding the prize and any other exceptions can be found in the Official Rules.