Juried Quilt Challenge
Exhibit July 28 through October 25, 2014
EVOLUTIONS 2014 is an open challenge to all quilters and fiber artists in celebration of yesterday’s traditions as well as tomorrow’s innovations. "Evolution" is defined as a process of change. Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum challenges you to create your concept of an evolution quilt. There are no design restrictions. Selected quilts will be exhibited at RMQM July 28 through October 25, 2014. Ribbons will be awarded for first, second, and third place; the first place winner will be awarded a solo exhibit at RMQM in 2015.
Juror: Sandra Sider
Dr. Sandra Sider, a New York quilt artist and independent curator, has published articles and reviews concerning fiber art and other aspects of visual culture for three decades. Her graduate degrees include an M.A. in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, NewYork University.
|March 15, 2014
|April 15, 2014
||Notification of acceptance
|July 18, 2014
||Work to be received at RMQM
|July 28, 2014
|August 1, 2014
Challenge is open to all quilt artists; international entries are welcome. All entries must have been completed after January 1, 2012.
Entry must consist of at least 2 layers and held together by some form of stitching, whether by hand or machine.
Entry, which includes 2- & 3-dimensional work, must be a minimum of 18" any one side / maximum of 60" any one side. All work not to exceed 10 pounds.
Entry must have a 4" finished sleeve attached to the full width of the top edge of the quilt, or an alternative installation method must be provided by entrant.
All entries must be clean, free of pet hair, smoke and odor. RMQM reserves the right to disqualify any entry that does not meet show criteria, exhibits poor quality construction, or has been misrepresented by the digital images.
Entry must be available for the duration of the exhibition.
HOW TO ENTER
Entries will be accepted online between February 15 and March 15, 2014.
Pay the non refundable entry fee of $35.00 for RMQM members; $55.00 for non-members by credit card on the secure entry form.
Limit: three entries per person.
- Include two color digital images (Image #1 a full view of the quilt; Image #2 a close up showing detail.) for each entry.
Digital images to be formatted at 300 dpi. Image size should be a maximum of 6” on the longest side (1800 pixels). JPEGs only.
- Please do not use special characters in the file names (e.g., ", /)
- Entrants will be notified by email if accepted.
- Entrants are responsible for shipment and insurance costs of entry while in transit to RMQM, 651 Corporate Circle, Unit 102, Golden, CO 80401. All return shipping and insurance fees will be paid by RMQM.
- Entries may be offered for sale. A forty percent commission will be retained by RMQM upon sale of entry, which must remain on display for the duration of the exhibit.
You may pay by credit card either before or after you submit your application. Your application will not be considered complete, until your payment is received.
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