Starts in 9 Months, 18 Days

May 12, 2019 to December 14, 2019

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  • May 12, 2019
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Speaking of Fibers 2019! is a Missouri Fiber Artists (MoFA) members’ biennial; juried exhibit,
exploring fiber forms and materials. Our 2019 exhibit theme is “Stories of Importance ”.

To encourage the Voice of Fiber Arts, all works for this show must be connected to the theme “Stories
of Importance”. What has made a profound difference in your life and in the lives of those around
you? Be inspired by a story that has changed your community or our world? Think how Native
Americans have burned prairie grass for millennia, or how decisions by politicians affect our everyday
lives.

Artists’ statements, 300 characters for each artwork are to be submitted, in order to add to the juror’s
understanding of your artwork. An Artist’s Statement is a narrative about your work, not a description of
your work.

Juror: Fran Gardner will be our juror and our speaker at the opening. She is an educator USCL
Lancaster, University of South Carolina and a studio fiber artist. Gardner holds a BFA from Columbia
College, and an MFA from Vermont College, Norwich University.

Maryville University, Morton J May Gallery, 650 Maryville Drive, St Louis, MO 63141.
Enter the café at the back of the library building. Access to the gallery is through the library.

Exhibition Timeline:
Entry Deadline:                           Sunday, May 12, 2019
Notifications Emailed              Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Delivery of accepted works   October 8 & 9, 2019 Tuesday and Wednesday (to Kacey Cowdery)
Exhibit Dates                                October 31 thru December 13, 2019
Reception                                       October 31, 5:00-7:00 PM, Thursday
Juror Talk                                      6:00 PM
Pick up at Maryville                  December 14, 2019, Saturday 11:00 – 1:00
Return Shipping:                       Within three business days, items will be delivered to shippers.

For additional information and to print out the pdf: PRINT PDF

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