Sunday, November 11, 2007


Deadline: December 15, 2007 (POSTMARK)

Fiber Artists: Philadelphia, #5
an exhibition of technique and texture

March 5th-30th, 2008

Opening reception: Sunday, March 9th, 1-5 p.m.

Curated by K. Pannepacker, textile/visual artist

DaVinci Art Alliance
704 Catharine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 829-0466


Wednesday evenings: 6-8 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Much is happening this March and April. Philadelphia will be the destination place for the International Fiber Symposium, and as well, you'll see fiber art in many area galleries and museums, featuring the works of international, national and local fiber artists. This exhibit at DaVinci Art Alliance aims to compliment the various citywide exhibits and specifically feature what is happening in Philadelphia's own studios. 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 December 15th. Form and entry fee of $30. (to defray costs of gallery rental, postcard...), must accompany entry. Make check out to "Kathryn Pannepacker".

  • Images submitted must be clearly labeled with artist's name, title of art, date of completion, material, technique, price and direction indication. Slides, images on CD or quality photos are acceptable, however only work submitted on CD will be considered for possible postcard design... sorry, tech age.

Mail the completed entry form, images, resume and/or statement about you and your work, $30. fee and two SASE to: K. Pannepacker 925 N. 30th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130. "Attention: Fiber Artists" No SASE, no return!

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 is quality-prepared for exhibit!

All artists will be notified by mail by January 15, 2008

Delivery of Artwork:

Selected artwork must be delivered: Saturday & Sunday, March 1st & 2nd, 4-7 p.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: Sunday & Monday, March 30th and 31st, 5-8 p.m.

Reception and other important details:

A reception for the artists and the public will be held on Sunday, March 9th, 1-5 p.m.

Artists will be mailed postcard invitations for their personal use. Art may be for sale. DaVinci Art Alliance receives a 15% commission on any artwork sold from the exhibition if you are a member, 20% if you are not a member. Artwork must stay hanging for the duration of 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.

All questions concerning submissions may be directed to (215) 769-1016, or

With great respect,

Kathryn Pannepacker
Textile/visual artist

Printable Prospectus and Application: