CALL TO ARTISTS
Contemporary Fiber in Florida 2017 Curated by Cindy Bartosek
ENTRY DATES: February 13 to March 19, 2017
EXHIBITION DATES: April 28 to June 17, 2017
LOCATION: Florida CraftArt, 501 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Florida
Florida CraftArt invites artists residing in Florida to submit work for a juried exhibition showcasing original artwork that represents contemporary approaches to fiber art and that pushes the boundaries and/or traditions in media and execution. Emerging, mid-career, and established artists are encouraged to apply.
Residents of Florida (full and part-time), 18 years of age and older, are eligible to submit recent work that is either fiber in content or executed in a fiber technique in the following categories:
Two and three-dimensional works that are intended for wall display.
Three-dimensional works that may be free-standing or suspended.
Functional work and sculptural expressions of the vessel form.
Art to Wear:
Body adornments, including clothing, accessories and jewelry.
Email your images and application to: Exhibition@FloridaCraftArt.org
Non-refundable entry fees are:
Florida CraftArt members: $25 for up to three works
Nonmembers: $40 for up to three works
A jury panel will use digital images to select entries based on originality, creativity, quality and complexity of workmanship, artistry and impact as represented in the images submitted.
Cash prizes will be awarded.
Submission period opens:
February 13, 2017
March 19, 2017
Notification of acceptance via email:
Week of March 23, 2017
Artist(s) bio, headshot and artist statement to FCA:
March 30, 2017
Selected artwork due at Florida CraftArt:
Monday, April 24, 2017
Opening reception and award announcements:
Friday, April 28, 2017, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 17, 2017, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Unsold work picked up by artists by appointment:
Sunday, June 18 and Monday, June 19; Noon. to 4:30 p.m.