Saturday, March 24, 2012

Call for Entry: Art Libs

Check out this fun Call for Entry:

Artlibs! show call for entries

ARTLIBS – Call for Artists Metro DC Artists
June 18 – August 10, 2012
Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center
10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

(adjective) local artists will help (verb) a story through their art. The catch is that the (noun -pl)will not know what the story is. The artists will only receive a type of word to illustrate. The artworks will complete the (noun) with the help of viewer’s interpretations. The (adjective)stories the visitors create will all be included as part of the (noun). In this way the exhibit will continue to (verb) (adverb).

If you are interested in being considered for participation, please fill out the following information (or compose an email containing all the following information) and include a mid-sized jpg image illustrating the type of work you would like to submit no later than March 30 at 5pm via email to Please name your sample image with your name.
Artists selected to participate will be notified by April 16 with their “word type”. Artists are encouraged to make a new work for the show illustrating their assigned “word type” (ie noun, verb, adjective, etc). Submitted work can be no larger than 20” x 24” and no smaller than 8” x 10” (including framing). More details will be available when the notifi cations are made.
You can download the entry form online at: art-libs-intro-flyer-v2

Friday, March 16, 2012

Rania Hassan at The Textile Museum

Come listen to Rania Hassan talk about knitting as contemporary art at The Textile Museum tomorrow morning.

Knitting as Contemporary Art

10:30 AM
Knitter, designer, and scholar Jennifer Lindsay will discuss knitting as an art form. Local contemporary fiber artists Barbara Rushworth and Rania Hassan will join her to show the expressive possibilities of knitted fabric and form in wearable art, sculpture, and mixed media compositions. Please feel free to bring examples from your own work or collection to share. Free; no reservations required.

THE TEXTILE MUSEUM 2320 S Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008-4088 (202) 667-0441