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.