Sunday, March 27, 2011

Coastal Fiberarts 2011 at Astoria Visual Arts

Deadline: May 20, 2011 (RECEIVE)

Coastal Fiberarts 2011 - A Juried Fiber Art Exhibition
Astoria Visual Arts
Clatsop Community College
Astoria, OR
July 14 to August 18, 2011

Astoria Visual Arts, a non-profit, community-based visual arts association, in cooperation with Clatsop Community College is launching a new fiberarts exhibit to be held in the Art Center Gallery of Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon.  The goal is to provide a new venue in a beautiful, old river town for works created using traditional techniques and materials as well as contemporary and innovative fiberart.

§        Best of Show Award                        $250.00
§        Best Use of Fiber Award                 $200.00

Barbara Setsu Pickett is an Associate Professor Emeritus in the Department of Art, University of Oregon, having served as Head of the Fibers Area.  Barbara focuses her art and research on velvetweaving,
shibori and book arts.   She has received awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fulbright Commission, the Oregon Arts Commission and the Institute of Turkish Studies and has
been an artist-in-residence at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.

Participation is open to all artists 18 years of age and older.  Work created in any fiber media and/or using fiber techniques is eligible for inclusion.

Entries must be in JPEG format on a single CD.  Send only images of work that will be available for the exhibition.

All artwork must be presentation ready.  Framed work must be wired.

Entry fee is $35.00 for up to 3 images.

Sales of exhibited works are encouraged.  There will be a 30% (15% to the Art Center Gallery and 15% to Astoria Visual Arts) Gallery commission on any works sold.  No works may be removed before the end
of the exhibition.

Notification of the juror's decision will be sent by e-mail or US mail.

Cheryl Silverblatt


Download prospectus/entry form for full details: Coastal Fiberarts 2011.pdf

Return with entry by May 20, 2011 to:  
Cheryl Silverblatt
Coastal Fibers 2011
811 Glasgow Ave.
Astoria, OR 97103