Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Chapter Wall Hangings for SPIN

Atlanta and beyond silk artists, SPIN (Silk Painters International www.silkpainters.org) wants each Chapter to create a group wall hanging. Who's interested??

Dimensions:       FINAL dimensions 42" tall by 45" wide...  The sleeve at the top is 3"   A border of 2" on all 4 sides
Deadline:          January 2014
Colors:             any and all 
Design:            Each Chapter will design a quilt that “feels” like their geographical location.  For instance San Diego will have garibaldi fishes, beach scenes, and all the awesome things   That say “San Diego”.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Silk Painters of Atlanta Call for Entries!!

We're having our first show of silk art Silk To Dye For to be held at SEFAA Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance Center at

1705 Commerce Dr. NWAtlanta, GA 30318

Show dates are Sunday June 2nd Opening for a month. You must be a current member of Silk Painters of Atlanta (membership fee is $10 per year payable to Martha Andreatos, c/o SEFAA, 1705 Commerce Drive NW, Atlanta GA 30318). For more info contact marthaandreatos@comcast.net.

This is a juried show via image emailed to marthaandreatos@comcast.net or hellenne@live.com.

We encourage framed art but scarves will be accepted.  

1.  The exhibition opening will be Sunday June 2nd 2013. 

2.  Submission forms are due on May 25th with an image of the piece. The may be sent via email to Hellenne Vermillion at hellenne@live.com or Martha Andreatos at marthaandreatos@comcast.net with

PRICE if available for sale or Not For Sale
A LITTLE "story" if there is one to the piece


3.  The installation of the show will be May 31st and all SPA members available are asked to help. 

4. Silk Painters of Atlanta nor SEFAA is responsible for any damage or theft to the art work. Please provide your own insurance. 

5. Deadline to send images via email is May 25th. Acceptance emails will be sent by May 27th. Delivery of pieces will need to be Tuesday May 28th between 10:00am - 2:00pm. 

6. Unframed pieces will be hung via push pins, scarves included, unless other hanging apparatus is provided by the artist.