Art Quilt Australia Returns to Geelong late this year

Posted 1 August 2019

Art Quilt Australia Returns to Geelong late this year

          Geelong’s National Wool Museum warmly invites the return of Art Quilt Australia 2019 !

The biennial juried exhibition/competition is welcomed and open to textile artists residents in Australia and New Zealand and OzQuilt Network (OZQN) members worldwide.

Promoting innovation and excellence within contemporary art quilts in Australia the exhibition offers over $6000 in prizes – including:

  • $3000 for Expressions: The Wool Quilt Prize, for a wool quilt. The winner of the Expressions prize is also acquired by the National Wool Museum for its permanent collection.
  • $3000 for the non-acquisitive OZQN Award of Excellence, which is open to all quilts.
  • $500 awards for Highly Commended in both categories.
Image Courtesy: Art Quilt Australia, 2017 Brenda GaelSmith – Flourish
Image Courtesy of Art Quilt Australia, 2017 Pat Forster – 12 Shades

Interested to know what is an Art Quilt?

An art quilt is an original exploration of a concept or idea rather than the handing down of a “pattern”. Art Quilts experiment with textile manipulation, color, texture and/or a diversity of mixed media. An Art Quilt often pushes quilt world boundaries…

FOR MORE INFORMATION, LIVE UPDATES AND EVENTS IN ASSOCIATION TO THIS UPCOMING EVENT CLICK HERE. 

Or Visit OzQuilt Network to discover more.

The exhibition will run daily from 05 September 2019 to 15 December 2019

 

 

Featured Image Courtesy; National Wool Museum Website, for Art Quilt Australia 2019

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