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Arts & Crafts Show at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s

2016 Women’s Solo Performance Festival

Description: This inaugural Arts & Crafts exhibit will be held in conjunction with

BTE’s 3 rd Annual Women’s

Awards: 1 st Place – Solo show at local gallery & $125;

2 nd Place-$75; 3 rd Place - $50.

Solo Performance Festival at the Alvina Krause

Theatre. The Festival, which begins April 13, 2016 and

Digital Entry (on disc or email) $25 for up to two works. Images must be .jpeg and should be 300 ppi, ends April 17, 2016, is four days of original solo works by women artists. This festival is supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

4x6 inches (1200x1800 pixels). Images sent by email will be juried upon receipt of application and fee.

Each file must be titled under the image as follows:

Exhibit Jurors:

Christina Bothwell studied painting at the

Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia,

Artist name (first and last), title of work, medium and size. Accepted works not accurately represented by and is self-taught in the art of ceramic and glass. She works full time as a professional artist. Her work is represented by Heller Gallery, NYC, Habatat Gallery, the submitted image may be withheld from the exhibition.

Entry deadline extended to: February 16, 2016.

Michigan, Austin Art Project, California, Gallery Sklo,

South Korea, and Galerie B. Germany

Meredith Re’ Grimsley received her MFA in 2002 theatre is the responsibility of the artist and may be by and her BFA in 1999 in Fabric Design from the hand or carrier. Artists responsible for the associated

University of Georgia in Athens, GA. Her work, cost of delivery and retrieval. Artists must make including wearable art, installation, performance, twodimensional and three dimensional forms, has been arrangement to collect their work post-show. shown in numerous national and international venues

Liability: BTE will insure all works in the period in solo and group exhibitions. She is professor of

Fabric Design at Bloomsburg University of PA.

Joan Lentczner - A watercolor painter for the past 13 between delivery and pick-up at the theatre. All reasonable care will be taken in the handling of entries. years, she has done extensive plein air painting in

Maine and Maryland and most recently urban scenes

W orks will be shipped and handled at the artist’s risk. inspired from her travels to Peru, San Francisco and

Pittsburgh. A resident of Bloomsburg since 1990, she is grateful to have served as a member of a thriving,

Agreement: Sending entry form constitutes agreement on the part of the entrant to all conditions stated. Works may be reproduced for publicity unless otherwise

Victoria Turel-Wikto r is a 1995 graduate from

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania with a BA in

Art Studio and Photography. Victoria is owner of

Victoria’s Photography in Danville, PA

Eligibility: Open to all women artists 18+. Each artist may submit a maximum of 2 entries for the fee with a limit of 3 slides per entry.







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Arts & Crafts Show at Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s

2016 Women’s Solo Performance Festival

Specifications: 2-

D works maximum size of 40”x40”,

Accepted works cannot be substituted; all works must be originals; unframed artwork must be finished on all side; all work must remain on exhibit during the show.


Clay - Art objects, either functional or decorative of clay, made by shaping and then firing

Drawing/Pastels - Drawings are works on paper using pencil, crayon, ink, charcoal, pastels and a variety of other marking media.

Fiber - Includes artwork from fibers such as basketry, embroidery, weaving, leather-work, tapestry and paper-making.

Glass - Glass works that are functional or decorative by design and are kiln-formed or crafted by glass blowing, molding or


February 16, 2016 – deadline - receipt of digital images

February 29, 2016 – Notification of invitation – by email

March 7, 2016 – Deadline to accept invitation

April 1, 2016 – Deadline – receipt of work

April 11, 2016

– Exhibit opens – Alvina Krause Theatre

April 13, 2016 – Artist reception and juror presentation

April 17, 2016

– Exhibit closes casting. Works may be etched or engraved.

Jewelry - All jewelry, produced from metal, glass, clay, fiber, April 19, 2016 – Deadline – pick-up and return of work paper, plastic or other materials.


– Functional or sculptural metal artwork created by forging, twisting and fabricating of various metals.

Mixed Media (2D & 3D) – Two or three dimensional works that incorporate more than one type of physical material (paint, pencil, watercolor, photography, printmaking or drawing) in their production.

Painting - Creation of a still life, portrait, landscape, abstract or other image on a flat surface, such as canvas, with watercolors, oil, sticks or acrylic paint.

Photography - Process of capturing images of objects by the action of light, then printing the images by chemical or digital means onto a flat surface.

Printmaking - Prints hand-pulled by artists from traditional methods, including etching, engraving, silkscreen, stone and plate lithography, linoleum block or woodcut, produced in signed and numbered limited editions from an original image created by the artist.


* Complimentary tickets to all 2016 Festival


* Complimentary artist reception

* Your name, medium, and website listed in the

Festival program

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An artist statement of no more than 250 words may accompany this entry.