Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Focus on Fibre Arts 2010

Two Deadlines: (POSTMARK)

Feb. 12, 2010 Early Bird Deadline (will be entered in a draw for a cash prize (TBA))
Feb. 26, 2010 Regular Deadline


Focus on Fibre Art Association
Edmonton, Alberta - Canada

'Green', it's not just a colour. It represents a lot of things. It's spring. It's wood nymphs and water sprites on the forest floor. It's the green of Ireland. It's little green men from Mars. It's jealousy. It's hope and joy. It's nature and growth and so much more. It's Robin Hood and his merry men. It's immaturity, it's youth. It's an ecological movement and a political party. It's the heart chakra from Asian shores. It's nature, regeneration and the renewal of life. It's the go in a traffic light. Green symbolized so many ideas in different times and places of the world. What does green bring to your mind? Mix a little blue and yellow together and show us your version of 'Green'.


Traditional Rug Hooking
Hand Knitting
Cloth Dolls (maximum 24” tall)
Textile Design
Weaving / Tapestry
Wearables (Clothing in any technique)

Competition Rules (truncated)

Submission for the juried competition and show must meet the following criteria:

1. Entries may be from an original idea; worked under the direction of a teacher; or from a commercial pattern or kit.

2. ”a” classes in each category must be an original design created and developed by the entrant.

3. An ‘Artist’s Statement’ must accompany the entry and include the source of the design, inspiration, purpose of the piece, and relation to the theme if any. Credit should be given to the author, teacher, and artists etc. who inspired the work and to anyone participating in the execution of the work. Title of piece, year completed, size, materials and techniques used, and credits to be listed but not counted in word total (see sample on web site).

4. The piece must have been completed within the last two years.

5. Minimum size excluding the mat and frame is 9 square inches; maximum size is 65”x 65” unless otherwise noted.

6. Entrants agree to allow their images to be used for promotional purposes, and to allow photographs to be taken while on display.

Entry Fee

The entry fee is $20 per item for members (see paragraph 4 ‘About the Competition’) and $30 per item for non members. A maximum of three entries per person. Entry fee must accompany each entry at the time of submission.


Entry form and images postmarked by Feb 12 for Early Bird or Feb 26, 2010 for regular entry; are to be sent to Show Secretary, Focus on Fibre Art Association, 6309 – 90 Ave., Edmonton AB T6B 0P1. Late entries will not be accepted. Enclose a self addressed, stamped, padded envelope for return of judge’s critique and your CD Rom. Digital Images only will be returned.

Entry form may be faxed or emailed to Show Secretary, 780 463-5987,; but image and entry fee must be mailed by deadline to be eligible.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Focus on Fibre Art Association
6309-90 Ave.
Edmonton, AB T6B 0P1

FFAA Board Meetings
First Tuesday of each month
Alberta Craft Council @ 7pm
10186-106 St.
Edmonton, AB
Everyone welcome!

Membership/Show Secretary:
Shirley Myroniuk, Secretary
Phone: (780) 469-783
Fax: (780) 463-5987