Thursday, September 2, 2010

Call for Entries: Out of the Loop: West Hartford Art League Fiber Arts Show

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Out of the Loop

Exhibition Dates: November 11 - December 5, 2010

Gallery at Blue Back Square, West Hartford Center

Blue Back Square
65 Memorial Road
West Hartford, CT 06107

The West Hartford Art League is pleased to announce a call for entries for its first broad-scale fiber arts show to showcase out-of-the-ordinary, contemporary fiber works that advance traditional techniques through radically innovative interpretations.

Deadline (must be RECEIVED by) Oct 21, 2010

Entries can include (but are not limited to): surface design, felting, quilting, knotting, weaving, knitting, fiber, sculpture, basketry, handcrafted paper and needlework. We encourage two and three-dimensional works including sculptural pieces. 

Entries are by digital image on CD, Entry Fee $15 for WHAL members, $20 for non-members

Download a prospectus from West Hartford Art League’s website at

The juror will be looking for exceptional craftsmanship as well as "out of the box" thinking, design and execution.

Out of the Loop will be juried by Ed Johnetta Fowler Miller

Ed Johnetta Fowler Miller is acknowledged to be one of the most creative and colorful improvisational quilt makers in the United States. Widely exhibited in the U.S. and internationally, her quilts can be found in many important museums, corporate and private collections including, The National Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.; Nelson Mandela's National Museum in Cape town, South Africa; Wadsworth Athenaeum Museum of Art in Hartford, Conn.; and the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum.

[NOTE to SAQA-CT members]:  A copy of the “Out of the Loop” prospectus has been saved in the CT Members Only folder on Google Docs.

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