Exhibition: Call for entries

CITB Welsh Eng logoCMYK 3Craft in the Bay Summer Show 2016: Weave

Cardiff, Wales: Sat, 16. July 2016 – Sun, 11. September 2016
Weave: to form or construct something by interlacing threads, yarns, strands, or strips of some material

An exhibition of selected contemporary craft and applied art  following a ‘Call for Artists’ in early 2016. The exhibition is aimed at celebrating the diverse and highly skilled contemporary craft and applied art being made in the UK today.

The selection panel will be looking for work that has incorporated a woven process in its making/construction. Open to a wide range of materials including yarn, thread, paper, clay, metal, glass, willow etc.

Deadline to receive applications: 5pm, Thursday 31st March 2016

Download Application Form

Please contact the Exhibitions Officer if you have any queries before submitting your application: exhibitions@makersguildinwales.org.uk (Charlotte Kingston)

The selection panel will be looking for:
• A strong measure of individuality and innovation in the maker’s approach to the work.
• A technical mastery of the medium.
• A sense of design.

Exhibition details
Showing in the exhibition area at Craft in the Bay:

An artist contract will be issued to all exhibiting artists. All work must be for sale.
Selection from the on-line applications will take place in April 2016.

How to apply
Applicants are asked to apply by completing the application form (word doc) and emailing six jpg images (72dpi) of recent work. Application fee of £10 can be paid on-line or by cheque/cash.

Closing date for submission of applications: 31st March 2016

Craft in the Bay receives an average of 13,000 visitors per exhibition period (96,000 per year). Set in the heart of the cultural Cardiff Bay area of the city, they are a vibrant organisation; running craft workshops, craft demonstrations, artist talks and artist residency projects.

The members of the Makers Guild in Wales exhibit their work in the craft retail space and are actively involved in supporting the organisation. Please visit our website to see some of the events coming up.
Craft in the Bay, The Flourish, Lloyd George Avenue, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, CF10 4QH
T: 029 20484611

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