The Art of Labor: Juried Members Exhibition 2018
Members of the Surface Design Association are invited to submit work for the 2018 International Juried Members exhibition, The Art of Labor. The exhibition will be held in partnership with the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (SJMQT) at their location in San Jose, CA, July 22, 2018 – October 14, 2018. The exhibition includes awards. Entries may be submitted online January 8, 2018 – April 6, 2018.
July 22 – October 14, 2018
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 S. First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
July 22, 2018: Opening Reception
Using the word “Labor” as a point of departure, jurors Carole Frances Lung (Frau Fiber) and Amy DiPlacido will seek fiber, fiber-based, or textile-inspired work by artists exploring the many possible definitions of the term and its relationship to art.
Amy DiPlacido is a visual artist and curator based in Northern California. Her work documents the passage of time and perception through installation, collage and drawing. She is an artist in resident at the Cubberley Artists Studio Program in Palo Alto, CA. She has exhibited her work at Westmoreland Museum of Art, Fuller Craft Museum and Interlochen Center for the Arts. As the Curator of Exhibitions at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, she has collaborated on shows involving historic, ethnographic and contemporary fashion and textiles. She has an M.F.A. in Fiber from Cranbrook Academy of Art and a B.F.A. in Fiber from Massachusetts College of Art and Design.
Carole Frances Lung is a soft guerilla activist, artist, and academic living in Long Beach, CA. Through her alter ego Frau Fiber, Carole utilizes a hybrid of playful activism, cultural criticism, research and spirited crafting of one of a kind garment production performances investigating the human cost of mass production and consumption, addressing issues of value and time, through the thoroughly hand-made construction and salvaging of garments. She has exhibited extensively nationally and internationally. Carole is an Associate Professor at California State University Los Angeles where she was recently named a Fellow for the Public Good.
Entry Procedures & Fees
$40 entry fee for members, $20 for student members
ENTRY PROCEDURE: Entries are to be submitted online through CaFÉTM Call for Entry website.
- Call Opens: January 8, 2018
- Call Closes: April 6, 2018
- Exhibition Dates: July 22-October 14 2018
- Opening Reception: July 22, 2018
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