Saturday, February 11, 2012

The Art of Comfort

Deadline: April 27, 2012 at 5:00 pm. (RECEIVE)

The Art of Comfort
The Arts Center In Orange

Morin Gallery
Orange, Virginia
June 7 through July 28, 2012

The Morin Gallery at the Arts Center In Orange is planning an exhibit of art quilts for the summer of 2012. The exhibit will be titled and interpret the theme of “comfort.”

The exhibit is open to all quilters. All work must offer an interpretation on the theme of “The Art of Comfort”. One quilt may be submitted by each artist. Only quilts or quilted hangings will be considered. A quilt is a fabric sandwich comprised of three layers: a top, a back and filling which are held together with quilting or tying threads. Integration of non-fabric embellishments is a cceptable and encouraged.

Quilts submitted should explore theme of comfort. Quilts must be an original design or an original execution of a traditional pattern. Quilt dimensions must not be less than 12" x 12" nor exceed 84"x 84"and each quilt must have a 4" hanging sleeve and an identifying label on the back of the quilt. Quilts that have been exhibited in the previous 5 years are not eligible.

1st Prize - $500
2nd Prize - $250
3rd Prize - $100

Fee: $25

Juror: Cyndi Souder

Gallery Commission: 30%

Download Submission Guidelines: the-art-of-comfort-2012-call-for-artists.pdf

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The Arts Center In Orange
129 East Main Street
P.O. Box 13
Orange, Virginia 22960