2023 Juried Exhibition – TRANSFORMATION

Transformation…In the period leading up to Transformation, we have experienced a global pandemic, isolation, and unexpected changes to how we work, live, and socialize. This drastic shift has brought out a resilience, which has led us to find new approaches to creating works of art, including how we source materials, produce fiber arts, and innovate using techniques and skills.

Have you grown in skills and techniques? Have you taken a genre of fiber and explored it in a new and exciting way? Have you transformed materials used? What does Transformation mean to you? Everyone’s path through the pandemic is personal and unique. Transformation celebrates your journey and how changes in your creative process have resulted from your experiences.

Opening at Hudgens on May 6, 2023 and runs through July 15, 2023.

 

Meet the Juror – TOMMYE MCCLURE SCANLIN

 

Tommye McClure Scanlin, Professor Emerita, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, has been weaving for over forty years and has explored many different techniques for creating images with woven structures. In 1988 she left most other weaving methods behind as she began her journey in tapestry weaving. Her tapestries have been exhibited nationally and internationally since 1990.  Scanlin is a Fellow of the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts and of the Lillian E. Smith Center.  She is the author of two books, The Nature of Things: Essays of a Tapestry Weaver and Tapestry Design Basics and Beyond: Planning and Weaving with Confidence.

ELIGIBILITY & ENTRY FEES

This exhibition is open to all fiber artists.  You may enter up to two pieces.  Size of your entries is limited to no more than 60” in any direction and no more than 80 pounds.  Work must have been completed since November 2020.  Work must be of original design, executed by the entrant, and one of a kind. 

Entry fees are as follows:

  • For non CHG members, $45 for up to two (2) entries
  • For CHG members, $25 for up to two (2) entries
  • For students, $25 for up to two (2) entries

Entry fees are non-refundable.  Checks are made payable to The Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild. 

IMPORTANT DATES

  • November 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023 – Entries submitted through CaFÉ
  • April 29, 2023 – Selected artwork due to The Hudgens Center for Art & Learning
  • May 6, 2023 – Opening Reception, juror remarks and award announcements, 2 – 4 p.m.
  • July 15, 2023 – Exhibition Closes
  • July 22, 2023 – Work to be picked up by artist or shipped to artist (pre-paid shipping label required)

ENTRY PROCEDURE

Entries are to be submitted on line. Click on the link below to view the prospectus for information about the show.

Entries will be accepted using the link above from November 1, 2022 – January 31, 2023.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Fees:
CHG Non-Members $45.00
CHG Members and Students: $25.00

Click Here for CHG Membership Information

Images:
Each artist may submit a maximum of two images per piece for a total of four images. If only one piece is entered and four images are submitted, only the first two images will be considered.

  • Image 1: The overall piece
  • Image 2: Detail representing technique

Entry Sizes:
All pieces submitted must be less than 60″ in any direction when displayed and weigh less than 80 pounds.

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