AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY LEGACY (AAHL)™
JURIED EXHIBITION August 1 – 27, 2017

The Brickhouse Gallery and Art Complex
2837 36th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817

“NEVER, EVER FORGET”
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: THE MIDDLE PASSAGE AND BEYOND™
CALLING ALL QUILT ARTISTS!


African American History Legacy (AAHL)™ is currently seeking African American quilt artists residing in the United States, to participate in a juried exhibition titled “NEVER, EVER FORGET” - AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: THE MIDDLE PASSAGE AND BEYOND.™

The Artist is asked to create an African American living history quilt using their own style and composition. The artist must either narrate a work of art depicting their own personal story as an African American or tell stories of African American historical or contemporary persons and events. The artwork should be inspired by the exhibition theme, “NEVER, EVER FORGET” - AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: THE MIDDLE PASSAGE AND BEYOND™

The quilt artist should express and exemplify historical and contemporary African American cultural identity in fabric, and convey shared community values and aesthetics, paying homage to African American trials, tribulations and triumphs for posterity.

The exhibition will bring into view, the skill of the artist and the artist’s ability to help the African American community especially the young, know, understand and celebrate the rich inheritance of faith, resilience, determination, strength, confidence and hope, our ancestors bequeathed to us after their long-suffering of ridicule, rejection and persecution. Thus, we should:

“NEVER, EVER FORGET”™

*REQUEST THE FULL STORY @ AfricanAmericanHistoryLegacy@comcast.net

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Quilt artists may use many different processes to create their fabric artwork, including painting, dyeing, stamping, piecing, collage, printing, changing photographs to digital image print into fabric, applique, embellishment, and other complex cloth processes. The final step should be the machine or hand stitching process through the layers of fabric (top, batting and back.)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION & DATES:

Entry Deadline date: JUNE 1, 2017.
Entry Fee: $45.00 - Up to two entries (non-refundable)
Online Entry: http://thebrickhouseartgallery.com/
Email Digital images: AfricanAmericanHistoryLegacy@comcast.net
Reclaim Art Quilts: September 7, 8, 9, 2017
Assistance: 209–957–9177 - Marsha Carter, AAHL™

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

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JURY PROCESS

CASH AWARDS

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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Accepted work must be received during the week of:
JUNE 19 - 23, 2017, 9AM - 5PM. NO EXCEPTIONS

SHIP: THE BRICKHOUSE GALLERY AND ART COMPLEX P.O. BOX 5545 SACRAMENTO, CA 95817

HAND DELIVER: THE BRICKHOUSE GALLERY AND ART COMPLEX 2837 36TH Street SACRAMENTO, CA 95817 916-475-1240

CARE OF YOUR WORK

RETURN OF YOUR WORK

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PURCHASE OF WORK IN EXHIBITION

MISCELLANEOUS

Get the online entry form at: TheBrickHouseArtGallery.com
Complete and Submit Before June 1, 2017

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“NEVER, EVER FORGET”
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: THE MIDDLE PASSAGE AND BEYOND™ QUILT EXHIBIT ENTRY FORM
Due Date: JUNE 1, 2017

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