Thursday, March 22, 2007

art of the STITCH


art of the STITCH is a major open international biennial exhibition presented by the Embroiderers' Guild in association with Coats Crafts. It aims to represent the role of stitch in contemporary artistic practice.

Proposed international tour 2008/9:
Waterhall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
Deutsches Textilmuseum, Krefeld, Germany
Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, Hungary
Fundación Valentín de Madariaga-MP, Seville, Spain

Selectors include:
Edit András PhD
Chris Berry, Chairman, Embroiderers' Guild
Carmen Calleja de Pablo, Fundación Valentín de Madariaga-MP
Michael Claridge, Embroiderers' Guild
Zelina Garland, Waterhall, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Alice Kettle, Textile Artist
Stephen Sheard, Coats Crafts
Lynn Szygenda, Embroiderers' Guild
Dr Brigitte Tietzel, Deutsches Textilmuseum

Anchor Awards including 1st Prize £4,000

Open to all artists†, including students and graduates

†Aged 18 or over on 31 October 2006

Only work commenced after 31 October 2006 will be eligible.

Download Call for Entries in PDF format