Thursday, March 22, 2007

Beads of Whimsy

Deadline: November 20, 2007

Beads of Whimsy
March 7 - April 12, 2008

The Textile Center and the Upper Midwest Bead Society are proud to present a gallery exhibition to highlight the creative work of bead artists everywhere. This will be an international show, juried by Stephanie Eddy. Artists are encouraged to let their imaginations fly to create something in a whimsical spirit.

General Guidelines:

  • Call for Entry form with complete rules will be available for download after April 1, 2007.

  • Pieces must have been completed after January 1, 2007 and contain at least 50% beads.

  • Submissions are due November 20, 2007.

  • Artists will be notified by February 25, 2008.

  • The show will be exhibited in the Textile Center's Joan Mondale Gallery from March 7 - April 12. All items must remain at the Textile Center until the end of the show.

  • A maximum of 3 entries can be submitted for one $25 jury fee.

  • Entries should be in one of the following categories: Wearable - Jewelry; Wearable - Other; Non-Wearable - Flat (wall hanging); Non-Wearable - 3-D (sculpture). You should submit no more than 2 entries per category.

  • All work should be original.

  • Images can be submitted via slides or digital.

  • There will be prizes for each category as well as Juror's Choice and Best of Show awards.

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