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Call for Art: The Theresa Show Fiber Arts Exhibit

Four story brick building with adjacent courtyard


Eligibility: All work in the exhibition will be part of the auction.  Artists will receive 50% of the sale price unless they choose to contribute the full amount of the sale to the auction.

The range of materials and subject matter are open. Submissions may include surface  design, woven, quilts, stitching, or any other contemporary art fiber technique. 3D work will not be accepted.Work must have been completed in 2012 or after. Maximum size is 72"h by 40"w.

Jurors are

  • Janet Kawada, Faculty in the Fine Arts Fibers Department of Massachusetts  College of Art and Design
  • Beverly Arsem, noted fiber artist, chamber music

Submission Guidelines:

  •  Submissions must be on cd. Slides and photographs will not be accepted.
  • Entry may include up to three pieces
  • Images should be JPEG files of 300DPI resolution and no larger than 5"x7" in image size
  • Each file should be labeled in the following LastName_EntryNumber_Title

One detail image is allowed per entry.




  • Artists' names or signatures are allowed on images.
  •  The submission  fee is $25, payable to United South End Artists, the fiscal agent.
  • Send cd and check to: USEA, Inc. PO Box 181114, Boston, MA 02118.  Include an addressed and stamped envelope for the return of the CD if  requested.  Questions can be addressed to Kate Sullivan,

Important Dates:

Deadline to apply ....11.7.14

Notification of acceptance....12.11.14

Drop off artwork.....12.16.14 & 12.18.14 | 4:00 - 5:30 pm.

Opening Reception...1.7.15 | 6 - 8 pm

Exhibition Ends....2.13.15

Pick up of unsold work....2.24.15 & 2.26.15 | 4:00 - 5:30 pm.

Delivery and Return: All artwork must be presentable and ready to hang with labels secured to the back. Artwork will be returned in the same condition it arrived and ready for pick up on dates indicated above.

Liability: USES is seriously committed to handling artwork with care, however in the event of an accident, USES is not responsible for any lost and/or damaged artwork while on the premises.

About the Harriet Tubman Gallery: The Harriet Tubman Gallery showcases a range of diverse, cultural and community driven works located at 566 Columbus Avenue in Boston’s South End. Hours are
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm

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