14 Apr 2022

Compete (un)Common Threads

Carlisle Arts Learning Center Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Opportunity Description

U.S. National Deadline: June 30, 2022 – This Carlisle Arts Learning Center exhibit is intended to highlight the connection between contemporary textile art and the traditional methods and materials from which they evolved.

Work from either genre, traditional or contemporary, will be considered however the work must be an original design, executed by the artist within the last 5 years. Mixed media works will be considered at the discretion of the jurors, if fiber or fiber techniques are the main component of the piece.

  • Works must fit through a door and be suitable to hang on a standard gallery system.
  • Appropriate rods, supports, and hangers must be attached to or included with delivery.
  • 3 dimensional or standing works must be stable to display on a 16” or 24” pedestal top.
  • Other installation needs must be noted. Artists may be asked to install complicated works.

All works remain on display until the close of the exhibit. Entry based on images submitted. No substitutions permitted.

$30 nonmember, $20 member.


Notification of Acceptance: July 30, 2022

Delivery of artwork between September 10 and 17, 2022 during regular gallery hours. All shipped work must contain a prepaid return shipping label.

All works must be for sale. CALC retains 35% commission.

CALC is committed to offering extensive arts education programs to youth and adults, exhibiting powerful works of art, and bringing our community together through partnerships and collaborations. CALC brings the arts into our community and gives our community a voice. We welcome every community member as we strive to make Carlisle a better place to live and work through the arts.

Carlisle Arts Learning Center
38 W. Pomfret Street
Carlisle, PA 17013
t: 717-249-6973

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Compete. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 05 May thru June and Open to U.S. Artists Only. Benefits: Cash or Value Awards, Exhibition - Group, and Sales.

Opportunity expires in 44 days.

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