Deadline For Entry--February 1, 2006
Fiber Artists: Philadelphia
an exhibition of texture and technique
April 2 - 30, 2006
Description and eligibility:
Every other April in Philadelphia is a 'hot' month for fiber art in many area galleries and museums, featuring the works of international, national and local fiber artists. This exhibit at Da Vinci Art Alliance aims to compliment the various citywide exhibits and specifically feature what is happening in Philadelphia's own studios and universities. Studio artists, teaching artists, student artists, professional artisans, and exquisite crafters... all intrigued by the varied textures and techniques of the medium are encouraged to submit work for this salon-style exhibition.
Please read carefully
Rules for Entry:
Artists may submit up to a maximum of two images, completed within the last two years, to be in the exhibition.
Due to space restrictions, 2-D work must be 40"x40" or less, 3-D work on pedestals no larger than 18" x18"x 18". Freestanding works will be accepted. No large installations can be considered.
Artists must live, work or have some relationship to the Philadelphia/ 5 county area.
Entry deadline must be postmarked by Feb. 1, 2006.
Form and entry fee of $25., to defray costs (gallery rental, postcard...), must accompany entry. Make check out to Kathryn Pannepacker.
Images submitted must be clearly labeled with artist's name, title, date of completion, material, technique, price and an arrow to indicate direction.
Slides or quality photos are acceptable.
Mail the completed entry form, images, resume and/or statement about you and your work, $25 fee and two SASEs to: K. Pannepacker 925 N. 30th Street Philadelphia, PA 19130. No SASE, no return!
All questions concerning submissions may be directed to (215) 769-1016, or Kpannepacker@yahoo.com
Selection of Artwork: Entries will be selected by the curator based on their quality and relevance to the goal of the exhibit. Unusual, experimental, and traditional fiber work... is all good... but please be certain that it's quality-prepared for exhibit! Selected artists will be notified by mail by February 10th.
Delivery of Artwork: Selected artwork must be delivered on Wednesday, March 29th, 6-8p.m or Thursday, March 30th from 6-8p.m. All work must be prepared for exhibition with proper hooks, wires, bases, or whatever is applicable. The curator reserves the right to refuse any pieces because of unprofessional presentation or misrepresentation. Please bring any additional business cards, statements... that you would like added to the 'gallery book'. This exhibition is to feature/promote the participating artists!
Pick up of artwork after exhibition will be on Sunday, April 30th, 5-8p.m or Monday, May 1st, 5-8p.m
Reception and other important details: A reception for the artists and the public will be held on Sunday, April 2nd, 1-4p.m. Note it is daylight savings time! Artists will be mailed postcard invitations for their personal use. Art may be for sale. DaVinci Art Alliance receives a 10% commission on any artwork sold from the exhibition. DaVinci Art Alliance and the curator are responsible for all press releases, price lists, gallery labels, gallery sitting, and listings in local media. Feel free to share press contact information. Artwork will be handled with care, but neither DaVinci nor curator can be held responsible or liable for loss or damage.