Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie

Deadline: October 16, 2010 (POSTMARK) or (ONLINE)

Form, Not Function
Quilt Art at the Carnegie
Carnegie Center for Art & History
New Albany, IN
January 7 - March 5, 2011

For the eighth year, the Carnegie Center for Art & History invites artists to submit entries for Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie, an exhibition exploring the world of contemporary art quilts. This annual, juried exhibit draws works of art by artists across the United States and celebrates innovation and creative thought in the increasingly popular medium of art quilts.

The Carnegie Center is pleased to have Rowland Ricketts, Judy Rush and Joanne Weis as jurors for the 2011 Form, Not Function exhibition. In addition to selecting the works for the exhibit, they will also select some of the exhibition awards on the opening day of the exhibition.

Eligibility: Form, Not Function is an annual juried exhibit of contemporary quilt art, open to artists living in the United States. All works must be quilted (two or more distinct layers held together with stitches); other techniques and mediums may be incorporated. Works must be ready to hang on the wall, including the hanging rod. Works must be original and completed since January 1, 2007. Maximum size is 100” height and 60” width. There is no minimum size. Three-dimensional works including works mounted on stretchers) are eligible, but the work must be ready to exhibit on a pedestal or include mounting hardware for wall display.

Entry Fee: $30.00 for three works; $10.00 for each additional work.

Cash Awards:
$1,000 Best of Show
$300 Award of Excellence presented by River City Fiber Artists
$200 Award of Excellence presented by the Louisville Area Fiber and Textile Artists
$100 Award for Political and Social Commentary
$50 Visitors’ Choice Award
plus additional cash Awards of Merit

Online Submissions encouraged or download prospectus:

Visit website for additional details and online submission:

Karen Gillenwater, Curator
812-944-7336 or

Carnegie Center for Art & History
201 East Spring Street
New Albany, IN 47150