International Contemporary Quilt Art Site Membership

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We usual feature art sales sites for painting, photography and prints. This time we are entering into the medium of textile art, featuring a site that hosts a group of professional quilt artists from Britain, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands and the USA. Looking at the images of the work on the site, their quilts can sometimes be mistaken for collage art, paintings, calligraphic and Asemic art.

QUILT ART was founded in 1985 with the aim to extend the boundaries of quilting as an artistic medium and to achieve wider recognition of the quilt as an art form. The QUILT ART artist holds regular touring exhibitions in Britain and Europe and have also exhibited in Japan and Canada. To accompany each exhibition they publish a high quality exhibition catalog.

Application for new membership:

Quilt Art welcomes applications for membership. The application process is in two stages.

1. At least images of 6 pieces of work made within the last three years showing the whole quilt including edges and close up shots are to be sent by email or on a CD, along with an artist’s statement and CV. Please add titles, dates, a brief outline of techniques and captions aka image script.

2. Applicants who are successful at this stage will be invited to attend an interview and bring examples of their work. This will be at the home of one of the members. A final decision will be taken after the interview.If you would like to apply to join Quilt Art, please write a letter (or email) with the information listed below:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Telephone Number
  • Email Address
  • Website (if applicable)
  • CV
  • Personal statement (no more than 500 words)

Find out where to email your images on the application page of the QUILT ART site here.

Find more art sales sites here and here.

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