Artwork by Eileen Martin.
Creative Crafts Council 31st Biennial Exhibition
April 8 - May 21, 2017
Awards Reception: April 13, 7-9pm
The Creative Crafts Council 31st Biennial Exhibition presents some of the region's top work in wood, glass, clay, metal, fiber and more. The juried exhibition began during the studio craft movement and continues today at the Mansion at Strathmore in Bethesda. The public is cordially invited to meet the artists and jurors in person at the Opening Reception on April 13, 2017 from 7:00-9:00pm. Awards and prizes will be presented at the Opening Reception festivities.
Call for Entry
February 20: Deadline for application
March 4: Notification sent to artists
April 3: Delivery of entries
April 8: Exhibition opens to the public
April 13: Opening reception 7-9pm, Awards presentation 7:30pm
May 21: Exhibition closes
May 22: Entries picked up
Members of sponsoring guilds - $35 for up to four submissions
Non-members - $50 for up to four submissions
Eligibility and rules:
- All work must be for sale
- All artists living, working and/or attending college in Virginia, Maryland or DC or who are members of sponsoring guilds may apply
- Artists may submit as many as 4 pieces total; the media of the 4 pieces may vary
- All work must have been produced after January 1, 2015
- Submission is to be accompanied by at least one image, but no more than two views of each entry
- The images should be in JPEG format. Each should be at least 800x800 pixels in size with a maximum file size of one megabyte.
- Upon submission, all images may be used for promotion or education purposes.
- All accepted entries must be completely ready for display, including any necessary hardware, wires and/or stands. The Strathmore Mansion uses a typical picture rail hanging system.
- The CCC and Strathmore Mansion reserve the right to refuse to present any work which, upon arrival, differs markedly from the image submitted or does not, for any reason, meet the standards of the exhibition.
- After acceptance, no substitutions are permitted.
- All accepted pieces will remain in Strathmore Arts Center for the duration of the show, even if sold.
If you are an artist and would like to participate in our 2019 exhibition, email email@example.com
Maurine Littleton: Maurine, daughter of Harvey K. Littleton, is the owner and director of Maurine Littleton Gallery in Washington DC. The gallery exhibits and represents leading contemporary artists in glass, metal, and ceramics.
Rebecca Stevens: Rebecca has been the Consulting Curator of Contemporary Textiles at The Textile Museum in Washington D.C. since 1980. She has lectured on five continents, served as curator and as a juror for major fiber exhibitions both nationally and internationally.
Matthew Hyleck: Matthew is an artist, teacher and the Education Coordinator at Baltimore Clayworks. His work is represented by six galleries across the country and has taught a number of workshops in the northeast, United States.
Save the Date
OPENING RECEPTION & AWARD CEREMONY
Thu, April 13, 7pm
TALK AND TOURS
Sat, APRIL 22
FREE (Reservations required)
Special thanks to:
Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike North Bethesda, MD
Hours: Tue - Fri & Sat: 10am–4pm; Sun: 12–4pm; Wed: 10am–9pm