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Coming in May - 2024 HGB Fiber Art Show & Sale Information

Showcase - Call For Entry


Past Made Present

2024 HGB Fiber Art Show & Sale Juried Showcase Exhibit Theme

Applications open September 1, 2024 - October 1, 2024

    • 2024 Showcase Theme: Past made Present
    • What is the relationship between our handwork and that of the makers that came before us?
    • How has our fiber art changed over the years (either personally or collectively?)
    • In what ways do we use historical methods in new ways?
    • Has your making changed as your skills have changed?
    • Make a fiber art piece that answers at least one of the prompts.

    Juror: yet to be announced
    2024 Showcase Manager: Janet Strickler


    Applicants to the 2024 HGB Show & Sale Juried Showcase are asked to describe how your work relates to the theme "Past made Present".

    Showcase Submission Timeline
    • Deadline for paid HGB Membership – September 10, 2024
    • Applications open September 1, 2024
    • Deadline for Showcase Submissions – October 1, 2024
    • Notice of juried entry acceptance emailed by October 15, 2024
      • Entering Showcase items into ADE requires a password
      • The juried entry acceptance email will contain the ADE required password
    • Jury fee $20.00 – Maximum two submissions
    Current Members

    Current members may submit a maximum of two pieces as an individual or as part of a collaboration.

    The work(s) may be offered for customer purchase - HGB will retain the established Show & Sale commission of 25% for any item sold. 

    Member eligibility – HGB membership dues must be paid and posted by September 10, 2024 to access the application
    • Entries must meet Show & Sale – 2024 Rules & Regulations and be complete at the time of entry - works in progress are not eligible
    • At least one submitted image must show the entire finished entry, while others may show details
    Questions? Please contact showcase@handweaversofboulder.org  
    Take a look back at past Showcases


    2024 HGB Show & Sale Showcase Application Preparation 

    2024 HGB Show & Sale Showcase Application Preparation
    • Please note you will not be able to save your application and revisit it later.
    • Chrome and Firefox are recommended browsers.
    • Do not enter Showcase items into ADE until juried entry acceptance email is received
    It is recommended you gather the following information before starting the application process:
    Contact information– Name – Email – Phone – PIN – Address
    • Prepare digital images
      - At least one submitted image must show the entire finished entry, while others may show details
      - Images are uploaded as attachments to the application
      - if unable to upload images - email as attachments to:
      showcase@handweaversofboulder.org
      - Images submitted in .jpg format
      - Images recommendation of minimum of 350 dpi and file less than 500kb
      - Identify image files with LastName_FirstName_Image#.jpg
      smith_sally_1.jpg
      smith_sally_2.jpg

    • Submission details

       - Title
       - If the piece is a collaboration, be prepared to provide additional artist information to showcase@handweaversofboulder.org
       - Artist Statement – Describe how the piece relates to the theme of "Past made Present"– the artist statement is limited to 250 characters.
       - Materials and Techniques represented in the piece
       - Price
          - Note: if the item is not for sale you will be asked to provide a declared value
       - Year made
       - Size – width x height x depth

    If you are unable to upload images online please contact the Showcase Manager
    -  showcase@handweaversofboulder.org

    • Notice of juried entry acceptance emailed by October 15, 2024
      • Entering Showcase items into ADE requires a password
      • The juried entry acceptance email will contain the ADE required password

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