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Focus: Fiber 2019


Entry Deadline: 11/2/18
Application Closed

REQUIREMENTS:

Media
Images - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 9
Total Media - Minimum: 2, Maximum: 9

Entry Fee ( Focus: Fiber 2019): $45.00

Textile Art Alliance and Kent State University Museum present:

Focus: Fiber 2019

A National Contemporary Fiber Art Exhibit

March 1, 2019 – July 28, 2019

held at Kent State University Museum

Stager and Blum Galleries

Kent, Ohio

PROSPECTUS:

About Focus: Fiber 2019

Focus: Fiber is a biennial national juried exhibition of contemporary fiber art.  This exhibition is co-sponsored by the Textile Art Alliance of the Cleveland Museum of Art (TAA), and Kent State University Museum.

The mission of TAA is to increase appreciation of the textile arts through lectures, workshops, and exhibitions, and to support the textile collection of the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Juror

Nami Yamamoto (b. Nagoya, Japan) is an interdisciplinary artist working in Philadelphia, PA. Yamamoto received an MFA from Maryland Institute, College of Art (Baltimore, MD) and BFA from Aichi Prefectural University of Fine Arts (Aichi, Japan).

She is the recipient of several grants including a Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Award and a Pew Fellowship in the Arts, and has exhibited nationally and internationally, including at Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA; University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley; Shelburne Museum, Vermont; and Siegen Museum of Contemporary Art, Germany.

Additionally, Yamamoto is the Director of Studio Operations at The Fabric Workshop and Museum (Philadelphia, PA), and is an adjunct faculty in the graduate program in Textile Design at Jefferson (formerly Philadelphia University).

Eligibility

  • Artists living in the U.S.A may submit up to three entries. All work must be either fiber in content or executed in a fiber technique.
  • Innovative two- and three-dimensional fiber art is encouraged.
  • Work must be completed after January 2015.
  • Individual and collaborative works are invited. Artists submitting both collaborative and individual works must apply separately.
  • Artwork must be an original design/concept and not created in a class or workshop. Student work is accepted if created outside the classroom and without an instructor’s guidance.
  • Maximum size of submitted art 7feet height by 9 feet width

Contract Requirements

  • By submitting this entry form, entrants agree to: be photographed, have their artwork photographed, and permit the images, details of images, and all or part of the artist's statement/bio to be used in the exhibit catalog and media support. If images were not photographed by the artist, the photographer’s name must be credited.
  • Accepted artwork that significantly differs from the original submitted image will be excluded.
  • Submission to Focus: Fiber 2019 requires that the artwork will be available for the exhibition and that the artist understands that all accepted work must remain for the duration of the exhibition.
  • Work must be ready for installation, including appropriate hanging devices. Artists should provide written installation instructions.
  • Appropriate packing materials, including a sturdy container, must be provided for return to the artist. Shipping costs and transit insurance to and from Kent State University Museum are the responsibility of the artist.

Images

Jurying will be done from digital images only. Image quality is critical. The full image should be on a neutral background with all outside edges of the work visible. Color must represent the work accurately.

Two-dimensional(unframed)

1.Full image
2.Detail image

Two-dimensional(framed)

1.Full image
2.Detail image
3.Full image framed without glass

Three-Dimensional (sculptural)

1.Full image
2.Detail image
3.Additional view

Example: (Jane Doe, Seeds of Hope)
Full image: Doe_Seeds.jpg
Detail image: Doe_Seeds_detail.jpg
Additional view: Doe_Seeds _view_2.jpg 

Liability

Kent State University Museum will insure the work for 60% of its fair market value while the work is under its care.

Sale of Work

Sales will be handled privately by the artist. Please include email and/or website information for the catalog so potential buyers can contact you.

Catalog

A full-color exhibition catalog will be produced. Upon acceptance, artists will be asked to provide a hi res (300DPI), 8x10 digital photo by email. 

CALENDAR

May 10, 2018                      Online entry opens
November 1, 2018              Entry deadline
January 4, 2019                  Notification of jury results
February 1, 2019                Artwork due at Kent State
TBD                                    Artist reception
March 1, 2019                    Exhibition opens to the public
July 28, 2019                      Exhibition closes
 

Information Required for On-Line Application

Title 1___________________________________

Materials________________________________

Technique________________________________

Artwork Size:  Height _____ Width_______

Depth (for 3-d)_____(in inches)

Year completed: ___________

Retail sale price________

Insurance value________ (must be 60% of retail sale price)

Place either retail price or insurance value in Price/Value box for your image file.
Please enter information about materials & technique in the description box in your image file.(50 words) If artwork is not for sale, add NFS at the end of your description.

 

Title 2___________________________________

Materials________________________________

Technique________________________________

Artwork Size:  Height _____ Width_______

Depth (for 3-d)_____(in inches)

Year completed: ___________

Retail sale price________

Insurance value________ (must be 60% of retail sale price)

Place either retail price or insurance value in Price/Value box for your image file.
Please enter information about materials & technique in the description box in your image file.(50 words) If artwork is not for sale, add NFS at the end of your description.

 

Title 3___________________________________

Materials________________________________

Technique________________________________

Artwork Size:  Height _____ Width_______

Depth (for 3-d)_____(in inches)

Year completed: ___________

Retail sale price________

Insurance value________ (must be 60% of retail sale price)

Place either retail price or insurance value in Price/Value box for your image file.
Please enter information about materials & technique in the description box in your image file.(50 words) If artwork is not for sale, add NFS at the end of your description.

Entries accepted online at

www.callforentry.org

from May 10 through November 1, 2018

ENTRY FEE

$35.00 for TAA Members

$45.00 for non-members

TAA Members check newsletter for coupon code.


Artist Information

Last name__________________________________

First name _________________________________

Address____________________________________

City _______________State _____Zip code________

Home phone _________ Mobile phone __________

Email_____________________________________

By submitting this entry, the artist agrees to the terms and conditions for Focus: Fiber 2019.

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