A Patchwork History – Quilt and Fiber Arts Exhibition

June 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Elliott Museum
825 NE Ocean Blvd
Stuart, FL 34996
Adult 14.00

The Elliott Museum invites artists and quilters to submit original and historical family pieces to be considered for inclusion in an exhibition featuring modern and historic quilts, contemporary quilt art in non-traditional media (metal, wood, ceramic), wearable art, and art quilts. Focus on new pieces that are stitched art, out-of the box, innovative, 3D, and/or family quilts “from the attic” that tell a family or local/regional historical story, made by the artist or a relative of the person submitting the quilt (purchased quilts will not be considered). Designs must be suitable for family viewing. Fiber pieces must include three layers and be held together by stitching. Pieces may have a sleeve to hang, or be framed or on a finished wrapped gallery canvas. Historic quilts must be in good shape to hang for six weeks, not frayed or falling apart. Non-traditional pieces must be ready to display.

Deadline for submission is Sunday, April 16th, 2017.

Open to Florida artists. All submissions must be original artwork. Pieces must not have been displayed at any venue in Martin County, FL. Pieces may be for sale, and any that do sell will stay in the exhibit until the closing date. No work will be removed by the artist before the end of the exhibit.

Maximum size 96” max in either direction, including the frame; Minimum size is 12” in either direction.

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