Sunday, July 08, 2007

THREADS; an all fiber arts exhibit

Deadline : July 20, 2007

THREADS; an all fiber arts exhibit
August 3rd – August 24th, 2007

The Art Center seeks artists for THREADS; an all fiber arts exhibit! THREADS is an open call show for all fiber arts, including but not limited to quilts, laces, fashion, dolls, etc. Please click here for an entry form.

The opening reception for THREADS is on Friday, August 3rd from 7 –9 pm at The Art Center on 344 South Main Street in Butler, PA 16001. The opening reception is free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served.

Juror: Barbara Westman--international fiber artist and teacher.

Rules and Regulations

§ Deadline for entry forms and fees is Friday, July 20th, 2007.

§ Cost of entry is $20 for up to ten pieces of artwork for non-AABC members and $15 for up to ten pieces of artwork for AABC members.

§ All artwork must be original. THREADS is a juried show.

§ All artwork must be fiber arts. This includes but is not limited to quilts, dolls, fashion, etc. All work must be suitable for family viewing.

§ Work shown at the AABC in the last two years is not eligible.

§ All work must be labeled with your name, address, telephone number, email address (if applicable), title, price and medium.

§ All work must be ready for show. All 2D artwork must be ready to hang with wire or firmly fixed saw-tooth hangers. All 3D artwork must sit securely.

§ Deliver artwork: Friday, July 27th from 12pm – 7pm and Saturday, July 28th from 12pm – 4 pm.

§ Pickup artwork: August 25th from 12 noon – 4pm and August 29th from 12 noon – 6 pm. Work not picked up by August 30th will be charged a $5 fee per week for storage. *Call prior to make special arrangements and we may waive this fee. *The utmost care will be taken to protect artwork, but The Art Center is not liable for any damages to any artwork.

§ All work must remain on display through August 24th.

§ The Art Center will retain a 30% commission on the sale of member work and 40% commission on the sale of non-member work. (Membership is $30/year, please call 724-283-6922 for a membership application)

§ Each artist is responsible for the shipping and handling of their own work.

§ Judge's prizes and awards will be announced to winners on Friday, August 3rd on The Spirit Café Stage.

§ Any group or individual who wishes to set up a booth during the show opening on Friday, August 3rd, must pay an additional $50 fee. All booth artwork is exempt from judging. Booth keeps 100% of commission on sold works. Individuals should bring their own booth, and booths should not exceed 10' x 10' in size. Booth space is limited. Please call 724-283-6922 for more information.

§ Make checks payable to AABC; write in memo THREADS 2007. Mail check and entry form to: The Art Center : THREADS 2007

P.O. Box 245

Butler, PA 16003-0245

Please call 724-283-6922 if you have any questions!

About the AABC

The Associated Artists of Butler County is the oldest cultural organization in Butler County. Our rich history began in 1934 as our intent to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, as well as to encourage and foster art.

Gallery Hours
Wednesday 12 pm – 6 pm
Thursday 12 pm – 6 pm
Friday 12 pm - 9 pm
Saturday 12 pm - 4 pm

Contact Information
Call 724-283-6922