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Contemporary Fiber in Florida 2020   •   St. Petersburg, Florida
Deadline:  January 15, 2020
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A juried exhibition with cash prizes showcasing original artwork representing contemporary approaches to fiber art, pushing the boundaries and/or traditions in media and execution.

Artists working in all creative disciplines are incorporating fiber into their work, stretching the boundaries of traditional fiber materials and methods, exploring unique and powerful ways to create exciting work that investigates contemporary themes, materials and forms.

Featuring work by artists from around Florida, this exhibition will highlight the current trends and innovations in this highly versatile and constantly evolving medium

Florida CraftArt invites emerging, mid-career, and established artists to submit recent original work in the following categories:

•  Wearable Art: body adornments, including clothing, accessories and jewelry

•  Wall Works: work intended for wall display

•  Free-standing Works: work intended for floor or pedestal display including sculptural and vessel forms and handmade books

•  Mixed Media: work that incorporates non-fiber elements; core composition must be fiber-based materials and/ or traditional fiber/textile construction techniques

 

A jury panel will select entries based on originality and creativity, the quality and complexity of the workmanship, and artistry and impact of the work as represented in the images submitted. Cash prizes will be awarded.

Florida CraftArt invites emerging, mid-career, and established artists to submit recent original work in the following categories:

•  Wearable Art: body adornments, including clothing, accessories and jewelry

•  Wall Works: work intended for wall display

•  Free-standing Works: work intended for floor or pedestal display including sculptural and vessel forms and handmade books

•  Mixed Media: work that incorporates non-fiber elements; core composition must be fiber-based materials and/ or traditional fiber/textile construction techniques

 

Entry Requirements
• Artists must be 18 years of age or older and reside in Florida.
• Entries must be original work completed after April 1, 2017. Pieces that have been on prior exhibit at Florida CraftArt are not eligible.
• All work must be either predominantly fiber in content or executed in traditional fiber techniques.
• Work must be original in concept, design and execution. Work created as part of a class or workshop or from a kit is not eligible.