6th European Quilt-Triennial

Urdula Rauch/D: "The End is my Beginning", 2011, 216 x 185 cm, cotton, resist-dyeing
Urdula Rauch/D: “The End is my Beginning”, 2011, 216 x 185 cm, cotton, resist-dyeing

The Textilsammlung Max Berk /Kurpfälzisches Museum is holding the 6th European Quilt Triennial, which is expected to be shown in Heidelberg from 13 September 2015 to 10 January 2016 and subsequently at Kreismuseum Zons in Germany, Textilmuseum St. Gallen in Switzerland, and at the prestigious Festival of Quilts in Birmingham/UK in August 2016. Plans for further exhibitions in Germany and other countries are currently under discussion.
Participants must be resident in Europe. Garments are not accepted. Each participant may submit entries for a maximum of 2 works. However, only one piece will be accepted for the exhibition. A non-refundable registration fee of €25 is required. The jury comprises the following experts: Diana Harrison/UK; Paola Re/I; Dr. Kristine Scherer/D; Beatrijs Sterk/D/NL and Charlotte Yde/DK.
Three prizes will be awarded: 1st prize Doris Winter Memorial Prize for innovation in material, technique and design to the amount of €5,000 ; 2nd prize of €1,000 for talented young quilters and newcomers under the age of 40 ; 3rd prize of €1,000 for innovation in a large format (minimum 3 m2, maximum 4 m2).
Applicants should take into consideration that the selected works will be on tour for at least a year. The participant guarantees the availability of the work for the entire duration of the exhibition.
Information and contact address: Textilsammlung Max Berk / Kurpfälzisches Museum, Postfach 105520, D – 69045 Heidelberg / Germany; telephone: +49 (0)6221 800 317; fax: +49 (0)6221 584 699 050; e-mail: kmh-textilsammlung-max-berk@heidelberg.de ; www.museum-heidelberg.de
Closing date for submission of entries: 6 February 2015 (postmark)

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