Monday, October 03, 2011

Handweavers Guild of America: Longitude - Yardage Exhibit

Two Deadlines: (POSTMARK)
International: February 1, 2012
United States: February 8, 2012

Longitude - Yardage Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America

Long Beach Convention Center
Long Beach, California
July 18-21, 2012

Longitude - Yardage Exhibit
An international juried exhibit featuring lengths of constructed or embellished yardage. The exhibit will be on view at HGA's Convergence® 2012 Long Beach conference.

This exhibit is open to all artists working with constructed and/or embellished yardage.

Three pieces may be entered per artist. Works exhibited in previous Convergence conference exhibits are not eligible.

Submitted work is limited to works made using fiber techniques (interlaced, felted, stitched, dyed, coiled, knotted, pulled, spun, etc.) and can be of any material. All work must be of exhibition quality, completed within the last two years (since January 2010), and not previously published in any national or international print publication prior to the entry deadline.

The size of the finished work must be a minimum of 18 inches (45.7 centimeters) in width and 3 yards (2.7 meters) in length and may not exceed 60 inches (1.5 meters) in width, 10 yards (9.1 meters) in length and 40 pounds (18.1 Kg) in weight.

For each entry, send an 8 inch x 8 inch (20.3 cm) square touch panel with edges finished neatly and ready for display. An identification tag needs to be attached to the back of the square. Entries submitted without a square will not be considered.

Work executed under classroom/educational guidance or supervision is not eligible.

Entry Fees: $25 HGA member, $40 non-HGA member, Student, no fee.

Sales: Work on exhibit will not be for sale.

Prospectus available on website:

Entry form -

For Questions: Call HGA at 678-730-0010 or email HGA:

Longitude: Yardage 2012
Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.
1255 Buford Highway, Suite 211
Suwanee, GA 30024