Sunday, October 16, 2011


Deadline: March 16, 2012 (RECEIVE)

Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts

Melbourne, FL
May 19 – August 18, 2012

FLORIDA IN FABRIC is presented by the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts to promote an appreciation of quilt making as an art form and to provide Florida quilters with an opportunity to display their quilts in the premier textile arts center of the state. Art accepted for this exhibition will exemplify innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in artistic composition and craftsmanship.

Acceptance Rules

Florida artists may submit up to two (2) entries of high quality contemporary art quilts for a juried exhibition. Entries must have been completed after July 1, 2011.

An entry is considered to be a quilt if it is composed of at least three layers that are stitched or fastened together.

Quilts must be 40” x 60.”

Each quilt must have at least a 3” sleeve securely attached to the back of the quilt. Quilts 60 inches wide must have a center opening in the sleeve to allow for proper hanging.

Entries must be received by March 16, 2012.

Quilts must be available from April 20 through August 18. Images of quilts selected will be retained by the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts for publicity and promotional purposes. Acknowledgement of the artist will be made in all such uses. The artist shall retain copyright of the work at all times.

Fees: $20 entry fee for each submission. LIMIT TWO ENTRIES per artist.

Download Guidelines

Download Entry Form

Please visit website or call (321) 674-8313

If you have specific questions regarding submissions, please contact FLORIDA IN FABRIC committee chairwoman, Carol Poole via e-mail:

Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Florida Institute of Technology
150 West University Boulevard
Melbourne, FL 32901