Exhibition Dates: December 7, 2012 to January 27, 2013
Location Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center & Visual Arts Gallery 698 West International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, Florida 32114. The exhibit site is on the campus of Bethune Cookman University
Opening Reception: December 7, 2012, 6-8 PM Open to all
Deadline for entries: October 29, 2012
Criteria: Stitch Through celebrates the art quilt. The focus of this exhibit is color, composition, creativity and craftsmanship. Honoring the tradition, all works must consist of at least three layers that have been stitched through by hand or by machine. There is no theme, however nudes no matter how tastefully done are not accepted in this venue.
General Information: This juried exhibit of art quilts is open to all US residents,18 years of age or older. Submitted works must have been created since January 2010. All works entered for consideration must measure at least 36 inches in width and no wider than 40 inches. Minimum length 24 inches. Maximum length 72 inches. All work must come with a hanging sleeve and the rod/slat with drilled holes or screw eyes for installing. If you elect another method for displaying your work other than the standard rod-sleeve you must send the required hardware and clearly written instruction for the exhibit installers to follow.
Entry Fee: Each quilt entered must have a high resolution full view and a detail image. 300dpi resolution. The minimum entry fee is $20.00. You are allowed to enter two quilts for this fee. You may enter up to 3 additional quilts for $5.00 each to a maximum total of 5 quilts or $35.00. Make check payable to BCU/Stitched Through.
Entry fee is non-refundable and does not guarantee acceptance. Click on Mail entry form, for the entry form. Send it and DVD/CD, jpeg 300dpi formatted to: Juanita Yeager, attn: Stitched Through, 285 Uptown Blvd. Altamonte Springs, FL 32701. Or you may submit images of your entries via e-mail to, firstname.lastname@example.org. However entry form and fee much be received via US Mail.
If you want your art work to be considered for PR purposes images must be submitted on DVD/CD
Awards: Awards will be presented at the reception for Best of Show and Jurors picks.
Terms and Conditions: The Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center and Visual Arts Gallery on the campus of Bethune Cookman University is fully insured with 24 hour monitored protection. Artwork will be handled with care by experience personnel. All work submitted must be original. Work that is copied or done under the guidance of a tutor or in a workshop is not eligible.
Work chosen for this exhibit must remain on display for the entirety of the exhibit. The "For Sale" price is set by the artist. Any work offered for sale and is sold, the University will retain 30% of that price. Work that is designated as "Not For Sale" will be accepted for consideration.
By submitting your work for consideration and it is accepted, you have given permission for images of your work to be used by the exhibit organizer, curator and the University for the purpose of promoting the event. If the images you submit were created by someone other than the person named on the entry form, please add the name of the photographer so they are acknowledged.
Shipping and Packing: All work must come rolled, right side out on a cloth covered padded tube or swim noodle in a reusable box. Wrap rolled quilt in pillow case or length of cloth. Place rolled and wrapped quilt in a plastic bag. Please do not add packing peanuts to the box. All artist are responsible for insurance and shipping to as well as the return shipping and insurance cost. All accepted work is to be shipped directly to the Performing Arts Center. By submitting the entry form and paying the entry fee you have agreed to abide by the rules and conditions set forth in this prospectus. Don't forget to include your rod/slat for hangng your work.