The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum in Almonte, Ontario (MVTM) announces a new fibre and textile art award, to recognize excellence in fibre and textile art. It’s been created as a showcase of the most current and versatile approaches to fibre as a medium. Three award categories are in place to celebrate the work of emerging and established women artists aged 50 and over.
The contest is open to all Canadian female artists over 50 who have produced artwork in the last two years with fibre or textile as the principle element. Entry fee is $40 and you have until Friday, March 20, 2020 to send in an application – go to the MVTM website for more details or contact the curator, Michael Rikley-Lancaster, firstname.lastname@example.org, 613-256-3754.