Seascapes – textile exhibiton

Notice from the Crafts Council of Ireland

Following on from the success of Tread Softly an exhibition of textile work by members of the Crafts Council of Ireland at the Knitting & Stitching Show RDS, Dublin, October 2010
would like to announce for 2011 – Seascape an exhibition for the Knitting & Stitching show – 10th-13th November 2011

Brief
Work in the exhibition is to be made in response to and inspired by the sea
and the underwater world; its colour, textures, pattern and forces. It can take the form of literal or abstract interpretation.
Pieces must be contemporary in design and can be in any textile media and technique.
Selection
Work will be selected on the basis of excellence in design and making, it must fit within the overall exhibition and creative interpretation of the brief. If you have an existing piece that you feel would fit into this remit it must be less that 2 years old and it must not have been exhibited before.

Selection Requirements
Makers will be invited to apply for the exhibition by the 20th July with the following information
> * images and/or design drawings of their intended piece
> * four images of relevant work made within last two years; images must be jpeg images, no larger than 300dpi sent  on a cd
> * completed application form (application forms available on CCOI.ie)
> * 100 word interpretation of the brief.

Shortlisted makers will be asked to submit the work for second round
selection by 2th Sept and if successful will be photographed and exhibited at the Knit and Stitch show.

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