Friday, April 18, 2014

Fiber OPTIONS: Material Explorations

Deadline: May 22, 2014 {ONLINE}

Fiber OPTIONS: Material Explorations
The Maryland Federation of Art (MFA
MFA Circle Gallery
Annapolis, MD
July 18 through August 9, 2014

The Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its third biennial open-juried competition for artists working with fiber. Any two- or three-dimensional submission following exhibition guidelines will be considered by the juror. The exhibition chair is Kass McGowen.

JUROR: Aaron McIntosh currently lives in Baltimore, MD, and works at the Maryland Institute College of Art as a full-time professor in the Fiber Department.

Entries: Any original work constructed of natural or synthetic fiber including soft sculpture, painting on silk, felting, applique, tapestries, wearable art and more.

1. All work must be priced for sale or marked POR (price on request). Works previously exhibited in a juried show at Circle Gallery are not eligible.
2. Maximum dimensions of entry, including outside edges of frame, cannot exceed 72” in any direction.
3. Submit one JPEG image per piece entered and detail image as allowed.

1. Selections for exhibition are made by the juror from JPEG images.
2. Final acceptance is made by juror from delivered work.
3. Awards are designated by the juror.

Entry Fees
: A maximum of 6 original works created within the past 3 years may be entered.
1 or 2 entries $35 (MFA members $20). Additional four entries $5 each. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Cash awards total $1000. Award contributors and recipients will be listed in the exhibition catalog.

Download Prospectus: FiberOptionsFINALProspectusWeb2014.pdf

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Maryland Federation of Art
18 State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401