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Archive for March 10th, 2006

THREADS IN SPACE: fiber art in the 21st century

Friday, March 10th, 2006

(Call for Submissions)

July 2006

A show of fiber and textiles with an emphasis on knit and crochet. What sorts of artwork is being done with threads as a major component. curated by Susan Hensel & Lynn DT Hershberger www.colorjoy.com

The show is expected to travel to at least one venue in Michigan for the month of August or September.

fiber dominant artwork with thread/string/yarn as a major component or inspiration. Installation, free standing sculpture, wall or ceiling mounts welcome (10.5 foot ceilings)

Send accurate slides,photos, jpgÂ’s, MAC compatible cd-rom, or drawings of the work you plan to show, with SASE for return, or Email high quality jpgÂ’s. Written explanation of the work is welcomed. Appointments may be made for in-person viewing of

Accepted artists will be expected to provide a resume and artistÂ’s statement about their work and any available press clippings. Accepted artists will be asked to provide client lists as well.

The gallery keeps 40% of the sale price. The artist receives 60% of the sale price.

Susan Hensel Design carries a basic loss policy that will pay the artist 60% of the sale price in the event of theft or total loss. The gallery building also has a security system and residential occupancy.

All shipping costs are the responsibility of the artist.

1000-2500 postcards will be distributed local, area and national press kits will be sent email and fax publicity
and your help planning guerrilla marketing.

• slides, jpg’s, photos for up to 3 works, w/ SASE, slides due: May 15 ,2006
• accepted work due June 30, 2006with return shipping enclosed. UPS or FED EX ONLY. No COD’s
• artists reception Saturday, July 8, 5-9 pm
• all work picked up at end of show

Susan Hensel Gallery
a gallery of Narrative Art
3441 Cedar Ave. S,
Minneapolis, MN 55407

phone/fax 612 722-2324

Susan Hensel
BFA ’72, U of Michigan