Saturday, April 13, 2013

felt :: feutre 2013 *EXTENDED DEADLINE*

Deadline Extended: June 1, 2013 (ONLINE)

Deadline: April 15, 2013 (Online)

felt :: feutre 2013
felt :: feutre - Canadian Felting Week

Salt Spring Island, BC
September 25th-29th 2013

felt :: feutre is curating a juried exhibition of the finest contemporary felt work being created by Canadian fibre artists.

This exhibit will showcase work that is new, fresh, challenging, visually exciting, and dynamic. Work that gives the artist and viewer an opportunity to stretch their perception, through the use of the medium or the concept/narrative presented.

This exhibit will open at felt :: feutre- Canadian Felting Week on Salt Spring Island, BC, and will have the opportunity to travel across North America and Europe to arrive back in Eastern Canada for felt ::feutre 2014.

:: Open to artists living and working in Canada, and Canadian citizens currently living abroad.
:: Entries must be original work completed after May 1, 2011.
:: Collaborative works will be considered as a single entry. Artists submitting both collaborative and individual works must apply separately.
:: Installation pieces must state all measurements in entry.
:: Work must be original in concept and design and not be the result of a class or workshop.
:: All work must be created primarily using traditional (wet) or needlefelting techniques.
:: All work MUST be available for touring for up to one year beginning September 24th, 2013.
:: Accepted work must be completely ready for installation including any essential display hardware, rods or stands, plus installation description.
:: Work other than that submitted and chosen by the jury may not be substituted.
:: Work will be insured while on exhibit.
:: A 40% commission on retail sales will be retained. Work sold during the exhibition will be replaced with work of a similar nature, to be accepted by the jury, before the exhibition opens in each new venue.

ENTRY FEE $35 non-refundable for up to three (3) entries must accompany the application.

Awards will be presented in each of the following categories:
Wearables, Two Dimensional Work, Three Dimensional Work, Interior Design, and will be selected by the jury.
There will also be a People’s Choice Award to be determined at the end of the opening exhibit.

Entries must be submitted using the free entry service, EntryThingy on the website:

For questions, contact: