Saturday, April 17, 2010

Fiber & Book Art (West Coast)

Deadline: July 17, 2010 (RECEIVE)

Fiber & Book Art (West Coast)
Escondido Municipal Gallery
Escondido, CA
September 1 — October 1, 2010

The Escondido Arts Partnership will present their first juried Fiber & Book Art exhibition. Fiber & Book Artists working in Alaska, California, Oregon and Washington are encouraged to submit work to the show. Fiber work can include paper, felt, fabric, yarn, cloth, plant or other organic materials. 75% of the piece should be fiber.

You may enter Fiber & Book Art if: You are submitting your original handmade fiber work.

The entry fee is $25.00 ($20.00 for EAP members) for one or two pieces and is non-refundable. Up to two (2) pieces may be accepted into the exhibition.

Cash awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

Sales of exhibited works are strongly encouraged. There will be a 40% commission on any works sold out of the exhibition.

JUROR: JOHN MARSHALL John is an internationally known textile artist working with techniques of paste resist dyeing. He produces a wide range of sophisticated and colorful designs, many of which show the influence of his years of study in the Orient. John aims to interpret the sensibilities and aesthetics of the ancient and ethnic world through the Japanese
paste resist process, using the actual plants and insects employed in making the original dyes.

Download: Fiber Arts prospectus 2010 [pdf]

Visit website for additional information:

Escondido Municipal Gallery
262 E. Grand Avenue
Escondido, CA 92025
Phone: 760-480-4101
Fax: 760-480-4121