SJMQT currently has TWO ways you can submit YOUR art.
FiberShots 4th Annual Community Challenge and Sale
Join the FiberShots 4th Annual Community Challenge and Sale, an important fundraiser for San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles.
Use your preferred fiber art medium to translate your inspiration into a 10” x 10” piece. Your donated work will be sold for $125, with all proceeds dedicated to funding fiber art programs. Now is your chance to support an organization that advocates for fiber art and artists!
The exhibition and sale is on view July 21st- September 3rd, 2017 in FiberSpace, a community gallery at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles. The exhibition culminates in a FiberShot Fundraising Party on the night of Saturday, August 19, 2017.
Your contribution of artwork to FiberShots is an important investment in the Museum’s future and promotes fiber art collection and appreciation. All traditional and contemporary fiber mediums are encouraged.
FiberShots must be received by June 15th, 2017.
· Any fiber-based material may be used. You may include other materials as long as fiber plays a prominent role.
· Work MUST BE 10” x 10” and not more than 3” off of the wall.
· Please include your name and title on the back ONLY.
· All pieces must be ready to hang with a sleeve or appropriate hardware.
· You may submit as many pieces as you like.
· All donations will be accepted. (The Museum reserves the right to exclude works that do not meet the requirements.)
· Any piece not sold during the exhibition period will be offered for sale in the Museum store.
Artwork may be shipped or hand delivered during regular museum hours.
Remember, the Due Date is: June 15, 2017
The San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
is exhibiting Line Dufour’s installation:
Fate, Destiny and Self Determination from
January 20 to April 16, 2017.
Artists are invited to submit a shape to be included in this fun, community -oriented installation.
Please send an original, small shape made with nonperishable fiber materials.
-Your shape may be constructed with any technique such as knitting, crocheting, weaving, felting, etc.
-Keep your shape under 4 inches.
-Please construct a shape that is unique. Think beyond the square!
To date, 240 people from 26 countries have contributed a total of 372 shapes.
Make your mark by creating a piece and sending it by April 16th to:
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Attn: Amy DiPlacido
520 S. 1st St.
San Jose, CA 95113 USA
Please include your full name and your state/ country.
If you have any questions, please get in touch with Amy DiPlacido, Exhibition Coordinator: amy at sjquiltmuseum.org.