Saturday, June 15, 2013

Living Colour! Travelling Textile Art Exhibition

Deadline: January 31, 2014 (ONLINE)

Living Colour!
Travelling Textile Art Exhibition

Australasian Quilt Convention
Melbourne, Australia
10-13 April 2014

Textile artists are invited to submit an entry for a travelling textile art exhibition exploring the title theme Living Colour! The exhibition will premiere at the Australasian Quilt Convention 10-13 April 2014. Other venues are under investigation. Up to 30 works may be selected by the curator, Brenda Gael Smith.

Images of the selected textile works will also be published in an online gallery on the website.

Conditions of Entry (truncated)

  1. Entry is open to all textile artists. International entries are welcome. Non-Australian artists must provide completed paperwork and payment (if any) to satisfy customs requirements.
  2. Entries may be any kind of fibre art but each work must be sturdy enough to travel without special requirements. Works that have significant 3 dimensional features, require special hanging apparatus, or are delicate or require special handling will not be selected.
  3. Entries must measure 100x40cm finished (LxW, vertical banner format). A 1cm variation in any direction is permitted.
  4. Entries must include both a hanging sleeve and velcro strips in accordance with the curator’s directions.
  5. Only one textile work will be selected per entrant, although artists may enter more than one work.
  6. The work must be an original design, not a copy of a traditional design or a variation of the work of another artist. All work must be the result of independent effort and must not be the product of an instructional setting in which another artist has provided guidance or assistance.
  7. The entrant gives permission for photos of any selected work to be published on the Living Colour! website and used in publicity, reviews or articles.

Artists whose work is selected must pay a $30 administration fee to assist with travel and administration expenses.

View Conditions of Entry Online for full details:

Online Entry Form:



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