Call for Craft Artists

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CALL FOR CRAFT ARTISTS TO SUBMIT FOR WASHINGTON CRAFT SHOW, NOVEMBER 19 – 21, 2010
Crafts America Shows announces a call to artists for the 23rd Annual Washington Craft Show, a juried show open to all American craft artists to be held November 19, 20, and 21, 2010, at the Washington Convention Center, in Washington, D.C.

Artists must apply online by April 1, 2010 at www.craftsamericashows.com.

The cost is $40 to enter up to five images representative of the artists’ work. The artists selected by jury will be notified by June 1, 2010. Cash awards are given for Best in Show, Collectors’ Award, and categories. This prestigious show of contemporary craft in America will feature 190 artists jury selected by professionals in the field of fine craft. Jurors’ selections are based on the level of technical skill, quality of workmanship, and originality of design. Accepted work represents a broad spectrum of media, technique, and creative design. The following categories of contemporary fine craft art are eligible: furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wood, basketry, ceramics, wearable fiber, and decorative fiber. All craft work must be well conceived and expertly executed. Each piece must be made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools. Whether one-of-a-kind or limited production, work should reflect the creativity and individuality of the artist.

In addition to the works by artists for sale, the Washington Craft Show will present demonstrations by artists, a fashion show and discussions with prominent speakers regarding the state of the craft industry today.

Director, Washington Craft Show: Betsy Kubie, 203-254-0484
General Information and Applications: www.craftsamericashows.com.

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