Friday, September 23, 2011

American Tapestry Alliance: Pacific Portals

Deadline: January 15, 2012 (RECEIVE)

Pacific Portals
Unjuried Small Format Tapestry Exhibit
American Tapestry Alliance

Long Beach Public Library – Main Branch
Long Beach, California

The 9th, international, Unjuried Small Format tapestry exhibit sponsored by the American Tapestry Alliance will be held in Long Beach, California during July of 2012. The exhibit Pacific Portals, will feature contemporary tapestries by established and emerging artists who are encouraged to experiment with technique and push boundaries as they weave within the 10 X 10 inch limitations in size.

Pacific Portals is open to all artists working with hand woven tapestry. Tapestry is defined as hand woven, weft-faced fabric with discontinuous wefts. The size of the tapestry may not exceed 10" x 10" x 1" deep (25cm x 25cm x 2.5cm). Artists may submit only one piece.

Group challenges and mentoring projects are encouraged. Work must be original, executed by the entrant, of recent completion and not shown in a prior ATA show.

Presentation of the Work
All tapestries must be ready to install with hanging devices.

Submission of artwork constitutes permission for ATA to reproduce images of the submitted tapestries for publicity and promotional purposes including the internet.

ATA will produce a catalog for the show and every participant will receive a copy. Tapestries will be photographed upon arrival and those photos will be used for the catalog. Catalogs will be sent to the participants when the tapestries are returned at the end of the show.

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Contact Merna Strauch:; 310.454.8322