Wednesday, March 17, 2010

pieceWORK: A “Pop-Up” Sale Of Textile And Fibre Arts

Deadline: April 30. 2010 (RECEIVE) or (EMAIL)

pieceWORK: A “Pop-Up” Sale Of Textile And Fibre Arts

Gladstone Hotel
Toronto, ON
Nov 26-28, 2010

The Gladstone Hotel is renting second floor exhibition spaces to individuals or groups of artists interested in setting up three-day “pop-up” shops to sell textile and fibre based work including wearables, jewelry, and home décor items. We’re looking for a diverse group of artists who can produce high quality multiples or short run production work specifically in fibre based mediums.

•Dates coincide with the One of Kind Show, Toronto
•Coincides with the opening weekend of “Hard Twist”, the Gladstone Hotel’s Annual Juried Show of Textile Based Art
•Friday Night Opening Reception will be combined for the two exhibitions
•Event Schedule: Nov 26 – 8am-4pm Install, 6pm-10pm Opening Receptions, Nov 27-28 11am-6pm
•Showcase your wares in the bright, beautiful spaces and restored Victorian grandeur of the Gladstone
•Individual secure space for each participant
•No sales commissions paid to hotel
•No submission fee
•Free admission to public

pieceWORK Participation Fees & Display Opportunities:

Option #1: EXHIBITION ROOM- $550.00* +GST/HST room
10 Exhibition Rooms open on to the hotel’s main reception gallery space.
Artists and Collectives may collaborate to share space and rental costs.
Option #2: ASSIGNED FLOOR SPACE in Main Reception Gallery- $175* + GST/HST space
8 Floor Spaces accommodate individual artists w freestanding displays.

*Participation Fees are only paid if your work is selected to be part of the show.

50% deposit is due with signed contract by May 31, 2010.
Balance of participation fees is due Oct 1, 2010

Submitting work for consideration is easy. Show us what you want to sell, and how you want to display it.


•Name or name of group
•Contact information (mailing address, phone, email)
•Space preference (option #1 or #2)
•3 – 5 images representative of your work in jpg format on a CD or as email attachments. Image files should be no larger than 640 x 480 ppi (72 dpi)
•short bio
•description of the work you will be presenting and how you wish to display it

Address your email entries to:

Address surface mail entries to:

c/o The Gladstone Hotel
Attn: Director of Exhibitions
1214 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON
M6J 1J6

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