Saturday, June 15, 2013

Contemporary Textile Art and Design Biennial -- Textile Design-Art Wear

Deadline: September 15, 2013 (EMAIL)

7th Contemporary Textile Art and Design Biennial

World Textile Art
Museo El Castillo
Medellin, Colombia
February 13 to March 16, 2014

WTA is glad to announce that the 7th Contemporary Textile Art and Design Biennial will be hosted at the Museo El Castillo in Medellin, Colombia.

The aim of our new Salon for Textile Design-Art Wear is to encourage original concepts, provoke major creativity and inform on contemporary trends in world textiles regarding the relationship of textiles and the human body.

The VII World Textile Art Biennial has the backing of the Ministry of Culture of Colombia. It is deemed to become “a cultural and artistic event that promotes and outstanding results in textile creation and training both nationally in Colombia and internationally.'


1. All textile and fashion/costume designers, of adult age and of any nationality, may participate.
2. The entry must be an original, non-exhibited work of a full attire, made not earlier than the year 2012. (Individual accessories or fashion complementary items on their own will not be accepted). Only one complete work per artist in any style may be submitted.
3. Fill out the registration form in computer email and send it to: with a copy to:, Specify in the subject: TEXTILE DESIGN-ARTWEAR. Attach three color images: one general view and two details of the artwork, with neutral background. The resolution must be 300 dpi (with 21.5 cm or 8.5 inch base), in JPEG or TIFF format. (DO NOTE THAT THE IMAGES WILL USED BOTH FOR JURYING AND CATALOGUE).
4. Pay the registration fee of: $ 60 U.S. dollars, for the artwork submitted to this Call for Entries via. PAY PAL: though the WTA website or Western Union
5. Send the scanned payment receipt via email
6. Maximum size for the work: 300 cm (height) x 300 cm (width) x 300 cm (depth).
7. Maximum total weight of the work: 5 kilos.
8. Each participant will be responsible for the shipping and return of the artwork. All selected works must include proper instructions (when necessary) and corresponding hanging devices.
9. Each accepted artist will transfer all rights of publication of the submitted images for the purpose of publicizing the event.

The artworks will be selected by a panel of five Jury Members of international acclaim: BEATRIJS STERK-Holland, LALA DE DIOS-Spain, MARTIN CHURBA-Argentina, CLARA MONICA ZAPATA-Colombia.

There will be three awards and several Honorable Mentions, according to the decision of the Jury, who will announce these at the Opening Ceremony.

Download Prospectus for Large Format Textile Art:

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