Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Textile Center Holiday Gallery Shop 2013

Deadline: August 29, 2013 (ONLINE)

Holiday Gallery Shop 2013
Textile Center

Minneapolis, Minnesota
November 1 to December 28, 2013

Textile Center is now accepting artwork submissions for the Holiday Gallery Shop November 1 to December 28, 2013.

New this year, submissions will only be accepted online through this form and you will be able to complete your jury fee payment via Paypal.

•Applicants must be 18 years or older.
•All artwork must be executed by the applicant.
•Original designs preferred – or indicate pattern designer.
•You do not need to be a member of Textile Center in order to participate in the Holiday Gallery Shop.

•Artwork may include unique gift items, home décor, wearables, accessories, jewelry, seasonal and/or holiday items
•Applicants may submit up to three significantly different product categories to be juried
•Submissions for each work must include:
•Simple description (e.g. green knitted scarf).
•Materials & technique used (e.g. mohair yarn; knitting).
•Full retail price (note: Textile Center receives 40% commission on all sales.)
•Digital image in jpeg format (no size requirements, will be re-sized at upload)
•Applicants must also submit an artist biography/statement, 60-100 words, written in third person.
•Samples only by Textile Center request

Selection is based on the following criteria:
•Relationship to Textile Center mission: Textile Center’s mission is to honor textile traditions and promote excellence and innovation in fiber art.
•General appeal
•Overall assortment needs

•Artist must sign a Consignment Agreement.
•Textile Center retains 40 percent commission of the full retail price.
•All costs for shipping of inventory to/from Textile Center are the responsibility of the artist.

•Textile Center carries insurance against catastrophic loss.
•Artist is responsible for insuring artwork.
•Textile Center takes reasonable care in handling artwork; however, Textile Center assumes no responsibility for loss or damage of any kind (including shoplifting).


Submissions deadline: Thursday August 29, 2013 by 7 pm.

All applicants notified by Monday September 16.

Accepted artists initial inventory must be shipped to arrive by, or delivered to Textile Center during the following times:

Thursday, October 17: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Friday, October 18: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday, October 19: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Complete on-line Call for Entry form (below) by Thursday, August 29, 2013

Pay Jury fee ($25) via Paypal

QUESTIONS? Nancy Gross, Shop Manager

call: 612-436-0464
email: ngross@textilecentermn.org

Link to on-line entry form and additional information: http://www.textilecentermn.org/call-for-entry-holiday-shop/