Call Detail
http://www.lctix.com/opportunities

34th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts
417 W Magnolia, Fort Collins, CO 80521


Contact Email: jshoaff@fcgov.com
Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Colorado
Entry Deadline: 4/23/16
Application Closed
REQUIREMENTS:
Media
Images - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Total Media - Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Entry Fee (34th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts): $35.00
               The Lincoln Center's New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts features the current work of the finest national and international contemporary quilt artists, July 5 – September 3, 2016. Art quilts accepted for exhibition will exemplify innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in artistic composition and craftsmanship. The goal of the exhibition is to recognize the world’s finest contemporary quilt artists and to advance the art form. The Opening Reception is scheduled for Friday, July 8, 5-7 p.m. with the Awards Presentation the same evening at 6 p.m.
               
Exhibition Jurors:  Jo Fitsell, Louisa Smith, Vicki Carlson, and Ellen Martin
Awards Judges:  Jo Fitsell and Louisa Smith
 
Awards
$1,000 Best of Show Award presented by Vicki Anderson of Meander Publishing and Machine Quilting Unlimited 
$500 Prize for Creative Artistry – exceptional artistic expression and craftsmanship
$500 Prize for Creative Innovation – exceptional integration of new materials, techniques and design
Awards will be announced during the Opening Reception Awards Presentation.
 
Entry Rules & Requirements
  • $35 Entry Fee is required for up to three (3) entries. Maximum of three (3) entries allowed.
  • Entries must be of the artist’s (or, if collaborative, the artists’) original design, completed after August 30, 2014.
  • No student work, or work created as the result of a class or workshop will be accepted.
  • The quilt must be predominately fabric or fabric-like material and be composed of at least three layers held together by stitching.
  • 2-D quilts must have a three-inch (8 cm) or greater finished double casing (sleeve) sewn in the top edge of the quilt, leaving approximately 1” on either side for the hanging slat to be affixed to the wall. If possible, please include your own hanging slat. 
  • Framed or mounted quilts will be accepted and should have hanging hardware attached (i.e., cleat or wire – no sawtooth hangers, please).
  • There are no small or large size limitations.
  • 3-D quilts must be identified as such in the entry description and if selected, must include detailed hanging or installation instructions.
  • Entries must include a short description of techniques and materials used in the construction of the quilt. Artists must also include a short statement about the artwork which, if selected for the exhibition will be included in the Exhibition Catalog. This information will be entered in the Preview Application Questions portion of the application.
  • A panel of qualified jurors will select the works for the exhibition. The jury’s decision is final.  The jury reserves the right to refuse any work that does not match the image sent for jury. Lincoln Center reserves the right to reject or accept any quilt for exhibition upon delivery.
  • Artists are responsible for all costs of shipping and insurance of accepted quilts during transit to and from Lincoln Center. Lincoln Center will not assume customs and/or brokerage charges and it is understood that international artists will reimburse Lincoln Center for any charges thus incurred.
  • Installation & Exhibition Period:  June 27– September 8, 2016.  Accepted works must be available for the full Installation and Exhibition Period, which includes installation, exhibition and de-installation, after which the work will be returned to the artist.
  • The Lincoln Center will retain a 30% commission on all works sold as a result of the exhibition. All sales must be handled through the Lincoln Center Box Office and are subject to State and City taxes.
  • In the instances of sales commission or award payment, the artist must provide Lincoln Center with appropriate personal information on the IRS Form W-9 for tax reporting.
  • The Lincoln Center will not insure any work for more than 70% of its stated retail value and reserves the right to limit the amount of insurance coverage on a particular piece. NFS (Not For Sale) works must include a stated insurance value.
  • In the event of damage to the work during the display or handling in connection with the exibition of the work, the artist shall be responsible for reasonable repairs to his or her work of art. The Lincoln Center agrees to reimburse the artist the reasonable costs of repair, including cost of materials and labor, necessitated by damage to the work for which the Lincoln Center or its staff is in whole or in part responsible.
  • Should an accepted work be sold prior to the exhibition, it will be the artist’s responsibility to guarantee that the new owner will make the work available to Lincoln Center for the full Exhibition Period.
  • Lincoln Center will use email for communications regarding the New Legacies exhibition whenever possible. Please notify the Lincoln Center of changes to your email address as soon as possible at jshoaff@fcgov.com.
  • Lincoln Center reserves the right to use images of accepted entries for educational and promotional purposes including, but not limited to publications, newspapers, television, radio and internet.
 
Important Dates
  • April 23, 2016  Deadline for Entries
  • May 6, 2016  Entrants will be notified via email from CaFE of competition results, with accepted works subject to final approval upon inspection on arrival to Lincoln Center.
  • June 20-24, 2016  Shipments of accepted quilts must be received at Lincoln Center between these dates – no earlier, please.
  • Monday, June 27, 2016  Hand delivery of accepted quilts due to Lincoln Center between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • July 8, 2016, 5 – 7 p.m.  Opening Reception with Awards Presentation at 6 p.m.
  • July 5- Sept. 3, 2016  Exhibition Dates
  • September 8, 2016  Quilts shipped back to artists.
  • Sunday, Sept. 4, 2016  Pick-up date for hand-delivered quilts, 1:30 – 5:00pm (Note: This is Labor Day Weekend. Please make arrangements for someone else to pick-up your quilt if you are not available.)
 
Have questions or need help?
Questions concerning the exhibition or call for entry requirements should be directed to Jeanne Shoaff, Fort Collins Lincoln Center, at jshoaff@fcgov.com or 970-416-2737.
Assistance in using the CaFE system is available during regular business hours via email at CaFE@westaf.org or by calling 303-629-1166.
 
Print this Page    View Legal Agreement