Friday, April 12, 2013

ArtQuilt Elements 2014

Two Deadlines: (ONLINE)

September 30, 2013
October 4, 2013 – Late Deadline

ArtQuilt Elements 2014

Wayne Art Center
Wayne, PA
March 21, 2014 to May 3, 2014

  • Work submitted must be innovative and original in design. Work derivative of other quilt artists or work created in a workshop with the collaboration of an instructor is not acceptable.
  • Work must be a personal expression of the artist’s intent.
  • Quilts submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2011.
  • If this quilt is framed, that information and the finished size including the frame must be listed on the application.
  • There is no size restriction for 2014.
  • The artist contact email provided on the on-line application must remain active during the submission and exhibition process. The artist is responsible for checking their email for acceptance and/or decline and other information regarding the ArtQuilt Elements 2014 exhibition.
  • Art quilts must be available FOR SALE.
  • Sale price that is noted on the on-line application is the FINAL price if the quilt is accepted into the 2014 exhibition. (If the applicant is unsure of how to price the work, please contact us at and the committee will review the work and offer pricing guidelines.
  • We reserve the right to omit from the exhibition accepted quilts that differ dramatically from what is represented by the digital image submitted.

International applications are encouraged and welcomed.


Susie Brandt, Full-time Faculty, Maryland Institute College of Art
Gerhardt Knodel, Internationally Recognized Fiber Artist and Educator
Jan Myers- Newbury, Quilt Artist and Educator

The jurors make up an eclectic panel with diverse perspectives and backgrounds. They will judge the work based on its technique, design, originality and craftsmanship. It is important to send professional high quality images. Accepted artists must supply a digital image of at least 1800 pixels on the longest side (or 350 dpi with image size minimum of 4 x 6”) to be included in the E-catalog.


Our effort to cultivate organizations that acknowledge artists in various disciplines is ongoing. We are very pleased to announce that the Wayne Art Center will be offering for the first time $3,000 + cash in awards. The awards will be given from individuals and various organizations to artists participating in the 2014 AQE Exhibition.

Entry and Exhibition Fees

The entry fee is $45 for up to three quilts. (Each entry includes 1 overview image and 1 detail image.)
Late application entry fee is $60 for up to three quilts.

Insurance and Commission

The Wayne Art Center (WAC) will insure all artwork for the duration of the exhibition in the Davenport and Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Galleries. In the event of transit damage, the artist will be required to settle claims directly with your shipping carrier.

All quilt artwork must be for sale to be included in the ArtQuilt Elements 2014 exhibition, and the sale price must be listed on the entry application. NOT FOR SALE quilts will be disqualified from the submission process. WAC will retain 40% commission of work sold during the exhibition dates or on any sale that results from mediation by the WAC staff (Buyer must also pay 6% sales tax). Artists will receive 60% of the final selling price. Please be aware that on-line submitted artwork prices CANNOT be changed.

Prospectus and entry information:

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