Surface Design Journal, International Call for Submissions, Future Fabrication: SDA 2017 International Exhibition in Print

Surface Design Journal, International Call for Submissions, Future Fabrication: SDA 2017 International Exhibition in Print

Deadline: September 15th, 2017

Future Fabrication: SDA 2017 Annual International Exhibition In Print    Surface Design Journal (SDA) member and non-member artists working in or inspired by fiber arts and/or textile media are invited to submit work for a juried issue of the Surface Design Journal, Future Fabrication: SDA Annual International Exhibition in Print. Selected work will appear in print in the Winter 2017/18 issue of the Surface Design Journal (publication date  December 23, 2017).

In celebration of SDA’s 40th anniversary, this Exhibition In Print aims to recognize the diversity of talent working within the fields of fiber and surface design as well as other practices that utilize fiber and textile materials. This year’s theme, Future Fabrication, asks artists to think about how innovations related to fiber and textile materials might shape our future. SDA warmly invites entries that consider advancements in technological innovation, material exploration, as well as provide a glimpse into the future through concept and form. Artists working in all media invited to apply.

Goal: In celebration of SDA’s 40th anniversary, this Exhibition In Print aims to recognize the diversity of talent working within the fields of fiber and surface design as well as other practices that utilize fiber and textile materials. This year’s theme asks artists to think about how innovations related to fiber and textile materials might shape our future. SDA warmly invites entries that consider advancements in technological innovation, material exploration, as well as provide a glimpse into the future through concept and form.

Artists and makers are encouraged to submit work of any size or format that demonstrates the innovative use of textile media, including nontraditional materials and techniques. In addition to traditional 2D and 3D forms, participants are encouraged to submit work that challenges and expands the contemporary definitions of textile/fiber-based art and design, such as digital art (design/animation), time-based arts (sound/video), performance art, conceptual art, land art, installation art, book art, textile design, fashion design, interior design, product design, and craft-as-social-practice.

Works should be completed on or after January 1, 2014. SDA encourages established, emerging, international and student artists to participate.

Journal Overview: Guest Editor and Co-Juror Richard Elliott, will work with Co-Juror Kathryn Hall to select all work for inclusion in a comprehensive print and digital edition of the Journal with full and detailed images as well as artist statements and  juror reflections addressing context and evolution of trends in contemporary textile arts.

Eligibility: This exhibition is open to all artists, with discounted entry fee offered to members of Surface Design Association (SDA). Artists may enter up to three pieces/images. 2D and 3D works are eligible, as is documentation of time-based media, performance, or conceptual work. As the call is for an exhibition in print, only photographic documentation of work will be accepted for consideration. Work must have been completed since January 1st, 2014. Work executed under classroom/educational guidance or supervision is not eligible.

Entry fee.

For more detailed information and link to apply: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4517

Website link: http://www.surfacedesign.org/events-exhibits/exhibits/eip2017/

About: Surface Design Association, a 501c3 non-profit arts organization founded in1977, is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of textile-inspired art and design through member-supported benefits including publications, exhibitions and conferences.

 

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