Monday, November 18, 2013

Ebb and Flow: Yardage 2014

Two Deadlines: (POSTMARK)

International entries: January 27, 2014
US entries: February 5, 2014

Ebb and Flow: Yardage 2014
Handweavers Guild of America

Rhode Island Convention Center
Providence, Rhode Island
July 16-19, 2014

Ebb & Flow is an international juried exhibit featuring lengths of constructed and/or embellished yardage.

Take your inspiration for yardage from the sense of rhythm and movement—a decrease is followed by an increase from ocean tides, techniques, or materials. Any fiber arts technique may be used.

Eligibility: This exhibit is open to all artists working with constructed and/or embellished yardage.
Three pieces may be entered per artist. Works exhibited in previous Convergence conference exhibits are not eligible.

Submitted work is limited to works made using fiber techniques (interlaced, felted, stitched, dyed, coiled, knotted, pulled, spun, etc.) and can be of any material. All work must be of exhibition quality, completed within the last two years (since January 2012), and not previously published in any national or international print publication prior to the entry deadline.

The size of the finished work must be a minimum of 18 inches (45.7 centimeters) in width and 3 yards (2.7 meters) in length and may not exceed 45 inches (1.143 m) in width, 5 yards (4.572 m) in length and 20 pounds (9.07 Kg) in weight.

For each entry, send an 8 inch x 8 inch (20.3 cm) square touch panel with edges finished neatly and ready for display. An identification tag needs to be attached to the back of the square. Entries submitted without a square touch panel will not be considered.

Work executed under classroom/educational guidance or supervision is not eligible.

Entry Fees: $25 HGA member, $40 non-HGA member, Student (attach copy of student ID from accredited educational institution), no fee. Payment in US funds by check or money order or charge to credit card.

Juror: John Marshall, American fiber artist specializing in natural dyes and the traditional Japanese techniques of katazome and tsutsugaki.

Visit website to view prospectus and to download entry form:

For questions, contact: Call HGA at 678-730-0010 or email:

Ebb and Flow: Yardage 2014
1255 Buford Highway, Suite 211
Suwanee, GA 30024