Saturday, January 14, 2012

Stitched Through

Deadline: October 29, 2012 (POSTMARK)

Stitched Through
An Art Quilt Exhibit
Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center

& Visual Arts Gallery
Daytona Beach, Florida
December 7, 2012 to January 27, 2013

Criteria: Stitch Through celebrates the art quilt. The focus of this exhibit is color, composition, creativity and craftsmanship. Honoring the tradition, all works must consist of at least three layers that have been stitched through by hand or by machine. There is no theme, however nudes no matter how tastefully done are not accepted in this venue.

General Information: This juried exhibit of art quilts is open to all US residents, 18 years of age or older. Submitted works must have been created since January 2010. All works entered for consideration must measure at least 36 inches in width and no wider than 40 inches. Minimum length 24 inches. Maximum length 72 inches. All work must come with a hanging sleeve and the rod/slat with drilled holes or screw eyes for installing. If you elect another method for displaying your work other than the standard rod-sleeve, you must send the required hardware and clearly written instruction for the exhibit installers to follow.

Entry Fee: The minimum entry fee is $20.00. You are allowed to enter two quilts for this fee. You may enter up to 3 additional quilts for $5.00 each to a maximum total of 5 quilts or $35.00.

The exhibit site is on the campus of Bethune Cookman University at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center & Visual Arts Gallery, 698 West International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114.

Jurors: TBA

Awards: Awards will be presented at the reception for Best of Show and Jurors picks.

Work chosen for this exhibit must remain on display for the entirety of the exhibit. The "For Sale" price is set by the artist. Any work offered for sale and is sold, the University will retain 30% of that price. Work that is designated as "Not For Sale" will be accepted for consideration.

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