Monday, April 30, 2007

ArtQuilt Elements

Deadline: September 14, 2007 (Receive)

ArtQuilt Elements, formerly ArtQuilts at the Sedgwick (AQatS), is a biennial juried exhibition, celebrating its eighth show. In April and May 2008, AQE will be presented by the Wayne Art Center.

Mission Statement

The mission of AQE is to create an East Coast venue for art quilts that will promote the contemporary quilt as an art form. In this exhibition we present contemporary quilts that reflect or embrace original, unique and innovative methods incorporating
impressive craftsmanship and technical prowess.

The Wayne Art Center

For 75 years the Wayne Art Center has been enriching its community through the arts. More information on the Wayne Art Center can be found on their website,

Wayne is located 20 miles from downtown Philadelphia.

The entry fee is $30.00 for an all-digital entry or $40.00 if submitting images on slides.

Application form, slides or CD, check, & SASE must be received by September 14, 2007.


Our efforts to cultivate organizations that acknowledge artists in various disciplines is ongoing. We are pleased to announce that awards will be given from the following organizations to artists participating in the 2008 AQE Exhibit:

The Surface Design Association
The Fabric Workshop & Museum
Studio Art Quilt Associates
Heartstring Quilters Guild Choice Award

The Jurors

Fiber Artist

Head of Fibers/Assistant Professor, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Author and Curator


..Work submitted must be innovative and original in design.
..Work derivative of other quilt artists or work created in a workshop with the aid of an instructor is not acceptable.
..Work must be a personal expression of the artist’s intent.
..Quilts submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2004.
..If the quilt will be framed, this information and the finished size must be listed on the application.
..Artist statement, bio and digital image will be required after notification of acceptance into AQE 2008.

Download the prospectus: ArtQuilt Elements