Wayne Art Center (PA), International Call for Artists: Craft Forms 2018

Wayne Art Center (PA), International Call for Artists: Craft Forms 2018

24th International Juried Exhibition of Fine Craft

Deadlines: September 14th, 2018, midnight CDT 
Digital Entry Deadline ($45 Fee)

Extended Deadline: September 18th, 2018 midnight CDT 
Digital Entry Extended Deadline ($65 Fee)

Established in 1995, Craft Forms is dedicated to enhancing the public’s awareness of fine contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and emerging artists to share their creative endeavors. Craft Forms is internationally recognized as one of the premiere contemporary craft exhibitions. The finest works of ceramics, wood, fiber, metal, glass, mixed medium and 3D printing are featured, supporting the Center’s mission of expanding the public’s awareness of fine contemporary crafts, and significantly benefiting all educational and outreach programs for children and adults.

One of the most highly esteemed museum-quality craft exhibitions in the United States, Craft Forms consistently draws upward of 5,000 visitors during its two month exhibition. More than 250 guests, including art collectors, supporters of the Wayne Art Center, and artists, annually celebrate Craft Forms and its companion show at the Opening Gala. The exhibitions and special events continue to attract local, regional, nation and international visitors throughout the duration of the show.

Juror: Perry Allen Price, Executive Director, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, Texas. Previously, Price was director of education at the American Craft Council (ACC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he developed, managed and implemented all aspects of local and national outreach and programming for nearly four years. He offers HCCC a wealth of experience in arts administration, including project and fiscal management, fundraising, scholarship programs and exhibitions, as well as a passion for developing and fostering national relationships in the world of contemporary craft.

Eligibility: Open to all professional artists working in clay, fiber, quilt, glass, metal, jewelry, wood, 3D printing, and/or mixed media fine craft.

Works submitted must have been completed after January 1st, 2016. If the work was accepted into a previous Craft Forms exhibitions, this work CANNOT be re-submitted for this or future Craft Forms.

Awards:  Our efforts to cultivate organizations that acknowledge artists in various disciplines are ongoing. We are very pleased to announce $8,000+ in prize awards this year.  Craft Forms 2018 Juror, Perry Allen Price, will select the award winners on December 7th, 2018. Once an artist is accepted into Craft Forms, future group and/or solo exhibition opportunities may become available at Wayne Art Center. An abbreviated catalog of artwork will document the juried exhibition and two copies will be supplied to accepted artists.

For more detailed information, submission guidelines and link to entry via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5347

Website link: http://www.craftforms.org/call-for-entries/

About Wayne Art Center: The purpose of the Wayne Art Center is to provide both instruction in the studio, and to build appreciation of the visual and performing arts through our many exhibits, lectures and programs. The Center affords artists an interdisciplinary venue to share, learn, exhibit and perform. They are located in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

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