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Future Tense 2019

Surface Design Association invites students to submit work for the third annual SDA Juried Student Exhibition, FUTURE TENSE 2019.

September 6 – October 11, 2019

Edwardsville Art Center
6165 Center Grove Rd
Edwardsville, IL 62025


FUTURE TENSE 2019 will celebrate the creative work of student artists, designers, and makers working with or inspired by fiber or textile materials or techniques. The exhibit offers a glimpse into the future of contemporary fibers by presenting the very best work being made by students in the field today. All SDA member and non-member students working in all media are encouraged to apply. The exhibition includes awards. See the full prospectus at Cafė


Prospectus

Jurors

Eligibility & Entry Fees

Awards

Important Dates

Questions?


Prospectus

The full prospectus is available on Cafė


Jurors

Tamryn McDermott is the Campus Arts Associate for the Campus Arts Initiative at Penn State University and also manages the traveling exhibition, Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America which is a collaboration between the National Basketry Organization and the University of Missouri. Tamryn is an artist based in Philadelphia, PA and her work can be found at www.tamrynmcdermott.com. Tamryn’s work has been exhibited nationally including the Crane Arts, Ice Box Project Space in Philadelphia, PA; Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO and the Sidney Larson Gallery at Columbia College in Columbia, MO. She has an upcoming solo exhibition in the Clayton Staples Gallery at Wichita State University in March 2019.

Kim Eichler-Messmer is an Associate Professor in Fiber at the Kansas City Art Institute, where she has taught surface design, quilting, and natural dye since 2008. Kim received an MFA in Textiles from the University of Kansas and a BFA in visual art from Iowa State University and was an Artist in Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN. Her hand dyed, one of a kind quilts have been exhibited nationally in numerous solo and juried shows and featured on prominent design blogs including Apartment Therapy and Design Sponge. Kim is the author of “Modern Color: An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts” and designed a line of quilt fabric inspired by her own hand dyed indigo shibori for Marcus Fabrics. Her work can be found at www.kimemquilts.com


Eligibility & Entry Fees

This exhibition is open to all student artists. Up to three pieces may be submitted per artist. 2D, 3D, and video works are eligible. Work must have been completed since 2017. If juried into the exhibition, applicant(s) must provide proof of student status, as specified here: enrolled in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university at the time of application. Entry fee: $15 SDA student members/$20 non-member students.


Awards

  • First Place : $300
  • Second Place : $200
  • Third Place : $100
  • Honorable Mention : One year digital membership


Important Dates

  • January 30, 2019 : Call for entry opens in Cafė
  • May 1, 2019 : Entry deadline
  • May 20, 2019: Notification of acceptance
  • August 30, 2019 : Selected artworks due at Edwardsville Art Center
  • September 6, 2019 : Exhibition opens to the public
  • To be determined : Opening Reception during Innovations in Textiles 2019
  • October 11, 2019 : Exhibition Closes
  • October 25, 2019 : All artwork ready for shipping back to artists by this date

Questions?

Questions? Email us at info@surfacedesign.org