Wednesday, September 01, 2010

2011 Chattahoochee Biennial of Textiles--Extraordinary Things

Deadline: February 28, 2011

The Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild
Art Institute of Atlanta- Decatur
Decatur, GA
April 15 to June 2, 2011

The Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild is pleased to announce a southeastern juried textile exhibition exploring fiber art and work that references or utilizes fiber or fiber techniques in innovative ways.

Juror: Charlotte Vestal Wainwright, honorary AIA (formerly Brown) is the founding director of the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University, where she has built a design and decorative arts collection that includes historical as well as contemporary objects and which focuses on American accomplishments and connections abroad.


*Open to fiber artists residing in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

Entries must be executed and completed by the applying deadline. Entries must have been completed no earlier than June 2009.

Pieces must be of original design, executed by the entrant, and one of a kind.

Three dimensional pieces must arrive complete with armature and clear instructions for display. Both two and three dimensional work shall be limited to a weight of 40 pounds, including any mounting hardware and armature. No screws or bolts for hanging are allowed.

Entry Details:

Entry Fee for up to two pieces: CHG Members-$25, Non Members-$30,
Students-$20 (provide copy of student ID from accredited educational institution)


$400 Best in Show
$250 Second Prize
$150 Third Prize
Chattahoochee Student Award: $400
The Handweavers Guild of America Award

Selling Pieces:

Artists may sell their work through the show by submitting a price for the accepted pieces. The gallery will provide the entrant’s contact information to interested purchasers. No commission will be charged.

Submission guidelines and entry form available on website:
or email:

Contact Information:

Lynn Pollard
CHG Exhibits Chair
1211 Heritage Court
Atlanta, Georgia 30327