Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Birds in Stitches *updated*

Deadline: August 19, 2011 by 5:00 pm (POSTMARK) or (ONLINE)

Birds in Stitches
Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Sapsucker Woods Visitor’s Center
Ithaca, NY
September 29 – October 30, 2011

Birds in Stitches -- a juried art show hosted by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, NY

Terms and Conditions:
All submissions to Birds in Stitches must incorporate some fiber medium or technique (quilting, cross stitch, embroidery, weaving, rope, twine, thread, etc.) AND must have some bird imagery or theme. The design must be original, although incorporating patterns as PART of your design is acceptable.

Only two dimensional or low relief, wall hung works will be considered. Works may not exceed 30” in any one direction or 50 lbs. in weight. Artists must be 18 years of age or older. All accepted work must be delivered to the curator no later than September 23, 2011, and must be ready for hanging.

Entry Fee = $25 for up to two works.
Up to $500 in Juror’s awards

Juror: Cash prizes will be awarded by an independent fiber artist, to be announced after the exhibit opens.

Independent curator Eva M. Capobianco is a locally well-known sculptor in the Ithaca area. She has organized numerous juried shows for State of the Art Gallery in Ithaca and for 171 Cedar Arts Center in Corning New York. She also has many years of experience doing exhibit installation for these galleries as well as for the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY. Many of her current wall hung sculptures incorporate cross stitched bird images.

Go to website to download prospectus: www.evasculpture.com/birdsinstitches