Art Quilt Australia 2019: Call for Entries

Entries are now open for Art Quilt Australia 2019, a biennial juried exhibition for textile artists resident in Australia and New Zealand and OZQN members worldwide. Entries close on 31 May 2019. Submission is via the online entry form only.

Art Quilt Australia, which includes Expressions: the Wool Quilt Prize, seeks to promote excellence and innovation in contemporary art quilts in Australia. There is over $6000 in prizes, comprising:

  • $3000 for Expressions: The Wool Quilt Prize, for a wool quilt The winner of the Expressions prize is acquired by the National Wool Museum  for its permanent collection;
  • $3000 for the non-acquisitive OZQN Award of Excellence, which is open to all quilts; and
  • $500 awards for Highly Commended in both categories.

Art Quilt Australia will be on exhibition at the National Wool Museum, Geelong from 6 September until 15 December 2019 and tour to Yarra Ranges Regional Museum, Lilydale, Victoria from 8 February-16 May 2020. See the AQA 2019 Conditions of Entry for further information.

Call for Entries - Art Quilt Australia 2019


  1. Joy McDonald says

    What are the dimensions and specifications re entry for wool Quilt Prize

    • Ozquilt Network Inc says

      See the AQA 2019 Conditions of Entry for further information.

      • Size: Large quilts are encouraged. Maximum height 250cm. Maximum width is 200cm. Minimum perimeter 300cm (sum of all sides). For unusually sized or shaped works, please contact.
      • Completion Date & Exhibition: Quilts must have been completed in 2017, 2018 or 2019 and must not have been exhibited elsewhere in Victoria.
      • Expressions: Wool Quilt Prize: To be eligible for this prize, quilts must be non-traditional; be made predominantly of wool (including all layers and materials); have at least 60% wool on the visible quilt surface; and nominated on the entry form.

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