Saturday, December 05, 2009

The New Quilt 2010

Deadline: March 19 2010 (RECEIVE)

The New Quilt 2010

Collaboration between The Quilters’ Guild of NSW Inc
and Manly Art Gallery & Museum

Manly Art Gallery & Museum
June 18 – July 25, 2010

Entry is open to all quiltmakers.

For the purpose of this exhibition a quilt is defined as a layered stitched textile with at least 2 distinct layers bound together by stitches throughout the piece.

Entries must be the original, non-traditional design of the entrant. Works made under supervision in a class or workshop are not eligible.

Quilts must have been completed since January 2008.

Quilts must not have been exhibited nor published in any media previously.

Entrants may submit up to 2 quilts, sets of quilts are considered as a single unit. Only one quilt per entrant will be selected.

Quilts may be any shape or size.

Quilts must be received ready to hang, with a rod pocket with a depth of 10 cm attached to the back top edge of the quilt and finishing 1cm short of the side edges.

All quilts must have a cloth label with the entrant’s name, address, phone #, email address and quilt title securely sewn to the back of the quilt.

Quilts may be for sale. A commission of 33.3% will be retained.

Images of incomplete quilts will not be accepted. Selection will be made from high resolution digital images on CD (not DVD). Entrants must submit 2 images of each quilt, one of the whole piece and a detail.

A non-refundable entry fee of $25 for members of The Quilters Guild, $35 for non members must accompany your images and completed entry form. The fee covers up to 2 quilts.

Completed and signed entry forms, images and fee must be received by March 19 2010.

Selection will be made on the basis of originality and innovative use of the medium. The selectors’ decision is final.

Visit website for complete details: Quilt 2010

Download the entry form: 2010 EntryForm [pdf]

The Quilters’ Guild-
Pamela Fitzsimons -

The New Quilt 2010
The Quilters’ Guild of NSW Inc
Level 5, 276 Pitt Street,
Sydney NSW 2000