For the Home 2021

Call for Entries

FOR THE HOME 2021

9th Dec 2021 – 17th January 2022.

This is an open call for any fibre artist who creates household items, which includes but is not limited to linens, wall pieces, floor coverings, vessels, blankets and other soft furnishings.

The criteria for submission :

1.The item must be made of natural fibre. No synthetic materials will be accepted.

2. Work must have been made since January 2020.

3. The work must not have been previously exhibited.

Entries will be selected from digital images which must be received by ‘from out of the blue studio gallery’ no later than November 11th 2021.

Images must be in jpeg format at least 2MB size. They can be delivered by dropbox link if easiest for the submitting artist or by email with clear labelling for each image.

These images must be accompanied by a brief description or story (under 100 words).This description will be used for the accompanying gallery label. It can be filled in on the electronic entry form below.

 Selected works need to be shipped to arrive no later than 22nd November 2021.

Please email images to viv@blacknosugar.com

All accepted work will need to be display ready. Wall works need to have appropriate hanging systems. Any accepted works that are not hanging ready will be returned to the artist. Hanging requirements are included below on the gallery terms and conditions page.

Gallery commission on sales is 25%.

Artist responsible for all shipping to and from gallery.

No hanging fees.

Works will be selected by Curator Viv Davy. Feedback and commentary on selection will be available if the artist requests it.

Digital Entry Form to be completed with submissions to “For the Home 2021” Exhibition. Curated exhibition at ‘from out of the blue studio gallery’ 

Exhibition Dates: 9th December 2021 – 17th January 2022

Delivery Address for accepted works: 18 Halse Place, Opunake, Taranaki 4616

Date Line for submissions:

11th November 2021. On or before this date – digital image of work(s) being submitted must be received by email to viv@blacknosugar.com. Please also include the entry form below. 

15th November 2021. On or before this date notification of acceptance will be emailed.

29th November 2021. On or before this date accepted works must arrive at

‘from out of the blue studio gallery’.

17th January 2022 All unsold works must be collected from the gallery unless other arrangements have been made.

17th January 2022 All sales payments will be made to the artist’s designated bank accounts.

Submission Form

1. Details of Artist

2. Details of Works

For each work please include:

  • Name
  • Dimensions
  • Material content of the work
  • Story behind the work (no more than 100 words)
  • Price. Please read gallery info page for pricing instructions. 
  • Any special care instructions for the work

Please read carefully our terms and conditions of general information about the gallery processes, costs, hanging requirements.

Please email images of your artwork to viv@blacknosugar.com. If there is anything else at all that you need to know please don’t hesitate to email, message or text me on 021 407 424. 

I’m looking forward to this exhibition as a special fibre showcase for the busy holiday season. I am hoping to meet new artists and visit again with artists I already know. 

Please spread the word about this opportunity to anyone else you think might be interested. 

Very excited.

Many thanks

viv davy