ART CALL

Following was the original call for entry.

THE ART CALL IS NOW CLOSED!

 

RULES

Procedure:

  • create a postcard 10 x 15 cm (portrait or landscape)
  • the theme of the artwork relates to “IN BETWEEN” (this could be a feeling, a momentum, a location etc. etc.)
  • indicate on back: your name, country of origin, date of work, your social media and/or web site, a valid email address (to receive notice in case your work is sold)
  • send the postcard without envelope (postmark needs to be stamped)
  • mail to: weissfeder, “in between”, Sonnenbühlstrasse 30, CH-8405 Winterthur, Switzerland
  • mailing deadline: August 31, 2016
  • by mailing your art, you accept all rules and restrictions stated in this call

Techniques:

  • all fiber related techniques are allowed (e.g. hand/machine stitch, crocheting, knitting, sewing, weaving, bead embroidery, fabric collage, patchwork, crossstitch, lace…)
  • all ages and skill levels are welcome

Restrictions:

  • up to 3 (three) works per artist
  • only original and exclusive works are allowed
  • no works will be returned
  • the Swiss Hand Embroiderers’ Guild denies all responsability for any loss, theft, breakage or damage of the works

EXHIBITION

Physical show:

  • all works will be shown in a one-day pop-up gallery at the “Kulturraum Langeweile” (shared artists’ studios) in Winterthur in September or October 2016
  • the Swiss Hand Embroiderers’ Guild is responsible for appropriate advertising
  • all works will be for sale during the exhibition for CHF 35.- each (whereof CHF 30.- goes to the artist and CHF 5.- to the Swiss Hand Embroiderers’ Guild to cover organizational and administrative expenses)
  • artists, who’s work was sold, will be noticed by email within 5 business days after the exhibition to clear payment transaction etc.

Virtual show:

  • all works will be shown in an online gallery on this site

BENEFITS FOR PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

  • visibility of his/her work
  • enrichment of curriculum (physical exhibition)
  • possible small monetary benefit
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22 thoughts on “ART CALL

      1. Ive sent several and as long as the embellishments don’t get caught up in the postal machines, they will arrive safe and sound.

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    1. I have sent and received dozens. I have even made some with pockets and sent gift cards. They have all arrived. I invite you to check out my blog. I have a 1 million mile quilted postcard challenge that just started Jan 1. So far we are at 70,000 miles.

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  2. This is awesome and I already have an idea forming! Just wondering if the postcard should be entirely made of fabric or is it okay to attach fabric/stitching to firm paper?

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  3. Really great project! I am sorry I have missed it! Congratulations to all the artists. Claudia, thanks for sharing! It was a pleasure to meet you.

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