Friday, August 02, 2013

Fiber Optics Exhibition

Deadline: August 18, 2013 (EMAIL)

Curated by Lisa Rockford

1310 Gallery
Fort Lauderdale, FL
September 21 – October 11, 2013

Media desired:
Seeking artists that have “Contemporary” approaches to traditional fiber art processes such as sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery, plaiting, weaving, rug-hooking, quilting, etc., or use fiber art textiles like fabric, lace, felt, thread, yarn, etc. Artists that merge these traditional craft processes with unexpected materials, other media, sculpture, installation, and video art are preferred. Unconventional approaches are combined with technique, embellishment, and aesthetic appeal. Proposals for site-specific Installation art, and performances are welcome as well. For site-specific works, a proposal explanation and examples of previous work are required. Floor plan available upon request.

Jury Fee: $15

At least $750 in cash prizes, in addition to great exposure for artists. Several guest judges, comprised of gallerists, art collectors, and art critics will attend the exhibit and vote for their favorite artworks. The artists with the most votes will win the prizes.

GUEST JUDGES Confirmed for this exhibit:
•Shana Beth Mason, Critic
•Kellie Bodle, Boca Raton Museum of Art
•Jim Drain, Internationally renowned Artist
•Rochi Llaneza, Curator & Gallerist
•Doug McCraw, Founder of FAT Village Arts District & Art collector
•Marisa J Pascucci, Curator of 20th Century Contemporary Art at the Boca Raton Museum of Art
•Samantha Rojas, Swan Communications
•Helmut Schuster, Galerie Schuster Berlin/Miami
•Mindy Shrago, Young At Art Museum

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