Thursday, October 17, 2013

Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends 2014

Deadline: April 2, 2014 (ONLINE) and (RECEIVE)

Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends 2014
Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA)
Fabric Design Department at University of Georgia
Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries
University of Georgia
Athens, GA
June 5 to 29, 2014

The Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA) and the University of Georgia's Fabric Design Department have joined forces to organize, promote, and host a juried student exhibition of trends and creative works in fiber art.

This second biennial exhibition will honor Glen Kaufman, Professor of Art Emeritus, Lamar Dodd School of Art, and a solo exhibition of Kaufman's work will be shown in conjunction with Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends 2014.

ELIGIBILITY: Any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a fiber/textile program or independently pursuing a study of fibers/textiles in the Southeast (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, or Tennessee) is eligible to apply.

 Each student may submit up to three works.
 Submitted work must be original in design and must have been completed between January 1, 2012 and June 1, 2014.
 Entries must utilize fiber techniques (interlaced, felted, stitched, dyed, coiled, knotted, printed, spun, woven, etc.) and can be of any material.
 Only individual work will be considered; no group projects will be accepted.
 Students who propose an installation work must be prepared to personally install the work at UGA and to remove it after the exhibition closes.
 Work is limited to a weight of 40 pounds including any mounting hardware and/or armature. No screws or bolts for hanging are allowed.
 Each student must submit the following:
 a completed Entry Form in PDF or Word format.
 a one-page artist statement in PDF or Word format.
 jpeg image files for each work entered: Include a full view with up to three additional detail images for clarification. Digital images must be at least 1500 pixels in both dimensions and may be color corrected to accurately represent the work but not enhanced in any way. Image editing is limited to cropping and adding or modifying a solid background of white, black or gray.
 the application fee.

LOCATION: Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries, University of Georgia, 270 River Rd., Athens, GA 30602

AWARDS: First Place - $800
Second Place - $500
Third Place - $300
Honorable Mentions - awarded at the discretion of the juror.
Handweavers Guild of America, Complex Weavers and Surface Design Association Awards.

ENTRY FEE: $15 - Members of the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA)
$25 - Non-members (includes 1-yr student membership in SEFAA)

JURORS: Glen Kaufman will juror the entries and Ray Pierotti will select the award winners.

Download Prospectus

Download Entry Form

Visit website for additional details:

Please call or email SEFAA at: 678-235-4328 or

Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance
1705 Commerce Dr. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318