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January 25, 2011 > Annual Textiles Exhibit: Call for artists

Annual Textiles Exhibit: Call for artists

Olive Hyde Art Gallery's Textiles Exhibit is their largest, longest running exhibit - now in its 43rd year - with the highest visitor count and exposure of all their shows; it runs for six weeks. The gallery is committed to showcasing the best new and exciting work in the region. Artists are selected based on originality, skill level, and the ability to bring fresh diverse work and ideas to the community.

The Gallery is divided into three exhibition spaces to show an array of techniques and concepts from artists working in both traditional and conceptual ways in the realm of the fiber based art.

Exhibition Dates are April 1 to May 14.
Delivery of work is Sunday, March 21 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Submission of works must include:
1. Short (one-paragraph) bios and artist statement no more than 8,000 characters (roughly 1,000 words).
2. Up to 10 images in support of your proposal. Images in JPEG format of at no less than 300 dpi. Maximum pixel dimensions - 600 x 800; maximum file size 500 KB. No special viewer applications of any kind should be submitted and each image should be unlocked.
3. All works should be from 2007 or later and must contain the use of fibers or textiles.
4. Entry fee of $20; please make check payable to: City of Fremont and send to City of Fremont, Olive Hyde Art Gallery, 3300 Capitol Avenue, Bldg. B, Fremont, CA 94538.

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 4.
Submit proposals to Exhibitions Curator, Sandra Hemsworth at
Submitted proposals are reviewed via e-mail by Sandra Hemsworth, Gallery Curator. All accepted Artists will be notified by Sunday, February 7.

Annual Textiles Exhibit: Call for artists
Submission Deadline Friday, February 4
Olive Hyde Art Gallery
123 Washington Boulevard, Fremont
Gallery Hours: Thursday - Sunday
Noon - 5 p.m.
(510) 791-4357

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