Sunday, October 05, 2008

Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie

Deadline: October 18, 2008 (POSTMARK)

Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie Exhibit
Carnegie Center
January 9 – March 7, 2009

Form Not Function is an annual juried show of contemporary quilt art, open to artists living in the United States. All works must be quilted (two or more layers held together with stitches); other techniques and mediums may be incorporated. Works must be able to hang on the all. Works must be original and completed since January 1, 2006.

Maximum size is 55" wide and 84" long.
There is no minimum size.

$1,000 best in show, plus additional cash awards for excellence. Awards will be judged by Scott Erbes, Curator of Decorative Arts, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY.

The jurors selecting works for the exhibition are the members of the River City Fiber Artists: Pat DaRif, Kathleen Loomis, Marti Plager, Joanne Weis, Valerie White, and Juanita Yeager.

Entry Fees and Submission Procedures
$25.00 for three works; $10 for each additional work entered. We are no longer accepting slides. All images must be on a CD in jpg format. CDs will not be returned. Entry form, correct fee, and the CD with the images, artist's statement and bio must be postmarked by October 18, 2008. Artists will be notified of acceptance by November 14, 2008.

We encourage artists to offer their works for sale. The Carnegie Center, Inc. will retain a 25% commission on any sales.

Download the prospectus: 2009 Prospectus

For further information, call the Carnegie Center at 812-944-7336 or visit our website at