The Michigan League of Handweavers 2018 Biennial Fiber Show will be held at the Shiawasse Art Center, Owosso, MI February 6 - March 11, 2018. An artists' reception will be held Sunday, February 11, 2018 and hosted by the Eastside Handweavers Guild. Awards will be presented and the show's juror will give a talk.
ENTRY FORMS AND PIECES MUST ARRIVE BY JANUARY. 29, 2018 to
CINDY GREENFELDER, 2182 VAN ANTWERP, GROSSE POINTE WOODS, MI 48236
Each exhibiting artist must be a member of the Michigan League of Handweavers. To become a member, click here or send a $20 check (1-year membership, made payable to MLH) to Jennifer Gould, MLH Membership Chair, 435 Woodburn, SW, Byron Center MI 49315.
Entries in all areas of fiber arts and functional fiber are invited. Each entry must have been created since May 2016. Work exhibited in ohter MLH exhibits since May 2016 are eligible. Work created as part of a class or workshop is not eligible. An entry fee of $20 covers up to three submissions.
Items entered will be judged on the following criteria.
1. Craftsmanship1 2 3 4 5
A. Choice of materials1 2 3 4 5
B. Skill in handling materials1 2 3 4 5
2. Formal qualities1 2 3 4 5
A. Design elements, composition1 2 3 4 5
B. Color1 2 3 4 5
C. Presentation1 2 3 4 5
3. Content1 2 3 4 5
A. Aesthetic quality and expressiveness1 2 3 4 5
B. Does it evoke feeling or transcend the technique?1 2 3 4 5
The purpose of the Shiawassee Arts Council is to sponsor and encourage participation and appreciation of the arts in Shiawassee County and its surrounding area. The council may research, plan, develop and present quality arts and cultural activities that educate, entertain and enhance the quality of life in our community. SAC envisions a vibrant community where the arts inspire our innovative spirit, celebrate our cultural diversity and encourage community involvement.
For more information about the Shiawasse Art Center please go to: shiawasseearts.org
For more information about the Owosso area please visit: Owosso