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TAQS Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition 2012

TAQS Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition 2012Deadline: February 29, 2012

Eligibility: Opens to both international artists or quilt groups outside Taiwan. Individual or Group ( Individual: Works must be based on water and river concept and created by individual(s). )

Taiwan Art Quilt Society (TAQS) will organize an international art possessed of artistic and educational quality. TIQE2012 will focus on global issues and highlight the creation of quilting is not only the interpretation of techniques but also the contemporary artistic merit of environmental care and the spirit of humanities.

Theme: Moving Water and River
Water and river are full of life and nutrient: novelty, freshness, and sustainability symbolize a source of vitality, expecting to convey an energetic, broad, and microcosmic angle of view, as well as each kind of life and existence that water and river embrace.

Curator: Lin Hsin-Chen
Lin Hsin-Chen is President of TAQS. Born and grown up in Taiwan, she is a fiber artist who has been devoting herself to creation, organizing exhibitions and teaching for 20 years. She often leads students or groups to work together on large-sized collective works. Global environmental issues are always her concerns so she puts her observation and reflection into her works. (Website: http://www.linhsinchen.idv.tw/

). Fiber art is creations of integration encompassed a culture of life. She puts all her effort into expanding her horizons to achieve the goal for design and makes every detail well-connected to one another. To go beyond the limitation, sometimes she has to break the given standards to pursue the ultimate spirit.

Guidelines:

[Size of Works]
Entries must be a maximum of 200cm (79″) per side. A label including artist name and the title of work securely attached on the back bottom corner. Accepted works should be ready for hanging with a 12cm( 5″) wide sleeve attached to the back at the top.

Groups: Works must be based on water and river concept and created by group(s).

[Size of Works]
Collective entries must be a maximum of 200cm (79″) per side. A label including artist name and the title of work securely attached on the back bottom corner. Accepted works should be ready for hanging with a 12( 5″) wide sleeve attached to the back at the top.

  • Works must meet the definition of following: An art quilt creation is an exploration and expression of an aesthetic of visual arts. Works must consist of a top, the batting, the backing and these three layers must be sewn together by hand or machine quilting.
  • 3-D, free-standing works will NOT be accepted.
  • You may submit up to 3 entries.

Digital Images:
Submit one overall digital image and one detail digital image for each piece of work with resolution 300 dpi. The overall digital image must show the edges of each piece of work.
We suggest artists save digital images as a high quality JPEG or JPG file.

Catalog:  A full-color catalog documenting the complete TIQE2012 collection will be published and sent to the exhibitors. Artists have to provide digital images of exhibition works.  Artists have to TAQS with the right to use images of exhibition works for catalog publication without copyright fee or any other extra fees.

Sales:  There are no sales of art works during the exhibition.

Entry guidelines and entry form:

TIQE 2012 Prospectus
TIQE 2012 Entry Form

If you have any questions, please contact:

9F 252 Sec.2 Shulin St. Tainan 70045 Taiwan
+886-6-213-6133 Tel +886-6-214-5477 Fax
Email: taqs@taqs.org.tw
Taiwan International Quilt Exhibition 2012
Taiwan Art Quilt Society (TAQS)
National Tainan Living Art Center
Tainan, Taiwan
&
Taichung County Culture Center,
Feng Yuan District, Taiwan
August 11-October 29, 2012

Complete rules and application form may be downloaded from the web sitehttp://www.taqs.org.tw/

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