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Jax Makerspace Gallery Exhibit Application

ties and knots, weaving narratives of northeast florida

The Jax Makerspace Gallery is accepting submissions for an upcoming exhibit called Ties & Knots: Weaving Narratives of Northeast Florida. The exhibit will run November 7, 2018 – January 24, 2019.

Exhibit Summary:

Textile arts have a long history of tradition and utility. In contemporary art, textiles are among the most versatile mediums. Ties & Knots: Weaving Narratives of Northeast Florida is an exploration of the dynamic relationship between tradition and modernity, as textiles expand beyond functional art and into the realm of fine art.

Submission Guidelines:

• Submit applications electronically using this form. Hand-delivered applications will be accepted at the Main Library in the Jax Makerspace.

• Each artist may submit up to five original works. Kits and commercial patterns are prohibited.

• All work must be either fiber in content or executed in a fiber technique.

• Images of each artwork should accompany the application. Images should be titled with the following format: "LastName_Title.jpg".

• For electronic applications, images should be uploaded to the form or submitted via cloud sharing links.

• For hand-delivered applications, images may be submitted on CD, USB drive or in print. CDs, USB drives and prints will not be returned.

• Contact if you have questions about the submission process.


• Submission deadline: October 1

• Notification of acceptance: October 8

• Drop off accepted artwork: October 15 – 27

• Opening reception: November 7

• Artwork pickup: January 28-February 1, 2019

Please refer to the Jacksonville Public Library’s exhibit policy.


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