March 13, 2015 | Posted in:Art quilts, Call for Entries

ART QUILT AUSTRALIA 15

Advance Notice

Ozquilt Network Inc, through its Art Quilt Australia exhibitions, seeks to promote the best of Australian art quilts and has joined with the National Wool Museum to present Art Quilt Australia 15. The exhibition will be held at the National Wool Museum, Geelong from Friday 23 October 2015 to Friday 11 December 2015.

This is a juried exhibition with over $5000 in prizes, including a $3000 Expressions Wool Quilt Award. The winner of the Expressions prize is acquired by the National Wool Museum for its permanent collection.

Art Quilt Australia 15 is open quilters and artists from all states and territories. Further information and entry forms may be obtained via the Ozquilt Network website.  Entries open on 13 March 2015 and the deadline for submission is 7 August 2015.

Requirements

For the purposes of this exhibition, a quilt is defined as a stitched, layered textile incorporating any material and employing any technique although quilts nominated for the Wool Quilt Prize should be constructed predominantly of woollen fabric. Quilts must have been completed after November 2013 and must not have been exhibited elsewhere in Victoria.

DATES TO REMEMBER

  • 13 March 2015                           Entries open
  • 7 August 2015                           Deadline for submission of entries
  • 11 September 2015                   Notification of selection
  • 16 October 2015                        Delivery of art works
  • 23 October 2015                        Opening event; prizes awarded
  • 24 October 2015                        Exhibition opens to the public
  • 11 December 2015                    Exhibition closes
  • 17 December 2015                    Collection/return of work

 

To check the website: www.ozquiltnetwork.org.au

For enquiries: AQA2015@ozquiltnetwork.org.au

(Edited text from the ozquiltnetwork newsletter – for the information of CQ members)

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