Saturday, December 05, 2009

"Beautiful Post-Consumer" Recycled Materials Exhbition

Deadline: January 7, 2010 (RECEIVE)

"Beautiful Post-Consumer"

Gallery Cafe at the Cedar Hill Recreation Centre
Saanich Recreation Community Arts Development
Saanich, B.C.
February 2 - 28, 2010

The District of Saanich is seeking artists who wish to be part of the exhibition “Beautiful Post-Consumer” at the Gallery CafĂ© at Cedar Hill Recreation Centre February 2 to 28, 2010. Local artist and art educator, Claudia Lorenz whose interests include environmental art practices using natural or recycled materials, has been invited to curate the exhibition.

How to Apply:
We invite artists to submit works that celebrate the use of recycled, reused, reclaimed or salvaged materials. All works have to be two-dimensional and be able to be hung on the gallery’s new rail and cable hanging system.

Submission must include:
1) Minimum 90% reclaimed materials by weight
2) Must be able to be hung from a single or a pair of hooks
3) Must not exceed 5' in width or height
4) Must be an original creation by the artist (no purchased-pattern based quilts or tapestry kits)
5) Should demonstrate inventive and original used of the reclaimed materials.
6) A brief artist statement relative to the submission theme and listing the sources of the reclaimed materials.
7) All ages and experience levels of artists are encouraged to submit artworks
8) Artists must submit a maximum of 2 (two) high quality digital images (jpg or pdf), name and contact informantion, and statement of materials/techniques (max. one page in .doc or pdf) to Claudia at

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