Friday, February 14, 2014

Fiber: Exploring Today and Remembering Yesterday

Deadline: April 14, 2014 (POSTMARK)

Fiber: Exploring Today and Remembering Yesterday

Curator: Trudi Van Dyke
Verizon Gallery
The Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center
Annandale, VA
April 30 – June 16 2014

A curated exhibition of contemporary and traditional fiber Art

Entries: work in either traditional or contemporary categories must be composed of at least 75% fiber. The artist must identify the fiber medium in the submission. For example- cotton, paper, thread, etc.

1. Original work only by artists in MD, VA., DC, WV.
2. All work must be titled.
3. 2D work must be ready to hang with secure and appropriate hanging devices.
4 .Quilts or similar unframed wall work should utilize slats or dowels with holes for hooking or eye hooks attached at both ends and small attached loops of clear fishing filament. Due to our hanging system, screw eyes should be near the top of the frame so work hangs correctly on the wall.
5. All work must be labeled on the back with artist’s name, and title
6. No shipped work. All accepted work must be hand delivered and picked up
7. 3D artists should provide installation directions. Limited pedestal and locked cases are available. Please indicate if you will provide your own pedestal.

Curator: Trudi Van Dyke is an independent curator and fine arts consultant who juries and curates nationally.

Award Juror: Sherry Trachtman, NCS, Assistant Professor, Fine Art NOVA, Alexandria Campus.

Up to 3 submissions for consideration per artist may be submitted on CD in JPG format. No more than two images (one full and one detail) may be submitted for each submission. Images should not be larger than 12 inches in the longest dimension at 300 dpi resolution. Information for each image in separate document must include: Artist Name, Title of Art Work, dimensions, medium (be specific) process, year created, sale price. (Please include 20% service fee, which will be assessed on sold work) Work does not have to be for sale.

FEES: $30 non-refundable entry fee for up to three works must be included with submissions

AWARDS: Cash awards- best of show; honorable mentions at discretion of juror in each category (contemporary and traditional) will be announced at the reception

Download Entry Form: FIBER-ENTRY.docx

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