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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.

MEDIA
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)

HOW TO APPLY
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
work.

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.

SALES AT SUSAN HENSEL GALLERY
The gallery keeps 40% of the sale price. The artist receives 60% of the sale price.

INSURANCE, SECURITY, SHIPPING
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.

PUBLICITY
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.

DATES and CHECKLIST
• 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
susan@susanhenseldesign.com
www.susanhenseldesign.com