Friday, May 6, 2016

Call for Entry - Whistler Museum

Lasting Impressions Art Quilts 2016

All artists seek to make an impression on the viewer with their works of art. Sometimes, they make  literal impressions in the work using stamps, dye, stitching, or other techniques. We welcome your submissions of quilted work that make a "lasting impression", whether it be literal or figurative.

Exhibit Criteria: Quilt Artists - is your quilt stamped, dyed, stitched, exposed or printed etc.?  Quilts must contain at least 50% of handmade fabrics.  Handmade fabrics incorporated into your quilt design may be purchased from another source.

Size Restrictions: Should not exceed 72" in any direction

Deadline for Entries: June 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Entry Fees: Each quilt submitted must be illustrated by two jpgs, one full view and one detail. The entrance fee is $20 for up to three quilts. 

Make checks payable to Whistler House Museum of Art. Payment is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance. Mail with submission form to: Whistler House Museum of Art, 243 Worthen Street, Lowell, MA 01852, Attn: Quilts. You can also pay your $20 entry fee online using a credit card.

Jurors: Mary Walter and Wen Redmond.

Download the prospectus and application. Email with questions.

Exhibition dates:August 17 to September 24, 2016
Reception:Saturday, August 13, 2016 from 2-4 pm
Deadline for Entries: June 10, 2016 at 4 pm
Notification by:June 24, 2016
Deliver Accepted Works by:August 3, 2016

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