Call for entry: Evolution, Change, Challenge – A Contemporary Quilt


The Quilters’ Guild of NSW have sent the following information about an exhibition to be staged next year. You don’t have to be a member of the Quilters’ Guild to submit an entry for this exhibition. It is a juried exhibition, with entries due 24 July 2015





Exhibition to be held: Saturday, 29th August – Tuesday, 8th September, 2015



The Quilters’ Guild of NSW Inc. invite entries for a professionally hung, juried contemporary quilt exhibition to be held at Hazelhurst Regional Gallery and Arts Centre from 29th August to 8th September, 2015.

The exhibition is open to quilters and fibre artists from all Australian states and territories. Membership of the Guild is NOT a requirement of entry. There will be two prizes offered, a first prize of $1500 and a viewers’ choice prize of $200.

Entries must address the title theme “Evolution, Change, Challenge: A Contemporary Quilt” and measure 70x100cm (WxH) portrait format. Judges will carefully consider the appropriate interpretation of the theme and design concepts applied, particularly the use of colour and value for all quilts entered.

The Guild exhibition, “Evolution, Change, Challenge – A Contemporary Quilt” is being held in conjunction with a curated exhibition of quilts at Hazelhurst Gallery and Arts Centre. “Labours of Love – Australian Quilts from 1850 – 2015” will display quilts sourced from The National Gallery Australia, Canberra, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney and noted quilters and fibre artists from across New South Wales.

Entry is via online entry form only and an entry fee of $25 per quilt is payable. Entries close 24th July, 2015. Further information and online entry for “Evolution, Change, Challenge – A Contemporary Quilt” is available at:

The Guild website: (under the “Exhibition” tab)

or by contacting

Bob James:


Proudly sponsored by Peg’s Pieces and Patchwork Plus

Image in banner is “Shattered” by member Jo Barraclough.

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