Friday, May 15, 2009

¡Fibra, Vive! (Fiber, It Lives!)

Deadline: July 1, 2009 (POSTMARK)

¡Fibra, Vive! (Fiber, It Lives!)

A Juried Exhibition
Sponsored by The Missouri Fiber Artists
The Old Orchard Gallery
Webster Groves, MO
September 18 - October 9, 2009

Textiles from Mexico to Peru, Guatemala to Brazil, Panama to Bolivia and more influence fiber artists work. Traditional techniques are part of their heritage and legacy, but an explosion of color, design, and texture is their gift to the world.

¡Fibra, Vive! celebrates today’s artist’s personal interpretation of their “magical journey ” through Latin America in their own work. All fiber media is welcomed.

Becky Grass teaches Fibers and Textiles at Saint Louis University.

Current MoFA membership is required to participate. All members are encouraged to participate.

* Up to 3 fiber pieces may be entered.
* Work should follow the exhibit’s theme of inspiration from Latin America and completed in the last 2 years.
* Work should be priced and marked for sale or not for sale (NFS).
* 2-D work should be ready to hang. Image restrictions: work may not exceed 36in. x 36in.
* No size restrictions on wearable fiber pieces or 3-D freestanding work.

Fee: $15.00 for one to three entries

Digital images only. Due July 1, 2009

* All work must be ready to exhibit.
* There will be a 60/40 standard commission fee on work sold.

Contact Judy Cobillas:

Download the prospectus:

The Missouri Fiber Artists: