Monday, May 23, 2011


Deadline: August 19, 2011 (POSTMARK) or (HAND DELIVERY)

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

Auburn, NY
October 30, 2011 - January 8, 2012

Quilts=Art=Quilts showcases quilts as an art form. Quilts are chosen based on overall quality of design, originality and visual impact.

Definitions & Conditions of Entry (truncated)

• A quilt is a fabric sandwich comprised of at least two layers: a top, a back and usually a filling which are held together with quilting or tying threads. Integration of non-fabric items is acceptable.
• Up to two entries of original work per person are permitted.
• Preliminary acceptance will be granted based on digital images. Final acceptance will be granted after receipt and examination of quilt.
• The jurors and staff of SMAC reserve the right to refuse any accepted entry for exhibition if it does not contain the same qualities as the submitted image.
• Quilts must measure a minimum of 900 square inches total (Height x Width = Square Inches). The vertical dimension of any single piece may not exceed 108”.
• Quilts must have been completed within the last three years.
• Quilts previously exhibited at SMAC are not eligible.
• Quilts that do not meet conditions of entry will not be accepted.
• SMAC will retain a 25% commission on all sales made during the exhibition. An insurance value and a sale price, which includes commission, must be included on the entry form.

Entry fee: $30 for up to 2 quilts for non-members and $25 for new or current SMAC members

Selection Process/Awards

• An emphasis is placed on overall quality of design, originality and visual impact. Preliminary acceptance will be granted on the basis of the digital image submission.
• Results of the jury process will be mailed by September 16, 2011.
• Prizes will be awarded for excellence in design and workmanship in multiple categories, including a $1,000 prize for Best in Show.
• All accepted quilts meeting conditions of entry will be eligible for cash/prize awards.

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Questions: Call (315) 255-1553 or e-mail

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
205 Genesee Street
Auburn, NY 13021
phone: (315) 255-1553