Monday, May 11, 2009

Calling all visual artists! "Mortal Plush" deadline extended to June 19th

The show will be held July 11, 2009 through August 11, 2009 at Art Whino Gallery 173 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745. Entries must be original handmade plush works of art produced within the past two years. A maximum of four works may be submitted by any artist. There is no size restriction. Works may be created by any methods that produce a soft plush work of art such as: sewing, felting or crocheting.

To enter:

1. Make incredibly creative plush works of art that convey emotion.

2. Email up to four images to in the following format: 2550x3300 pixels 300dpi JPEG. Please include title, emotion, date, medium, and dimensions and the following contact information: Name, email address, phone number, city, state, province and country.

Deadline has been extended to June 19, 2009.

3. Paypal a $20 entry fee to
Entry Fee if for up to 4 submissions. Free copy of book to artists who are selected to participate.

This call is open to all domestic and international artists.

Artists chosen will be featured in a book that will accompany the show

This book will be available online and at Art Whino Gallery.

What emotions are we looking for? acceptance affection, anger, annoyance, anticipation, affection, anger, annoyance, anticipation, apathy, anxiety, awe, boredom, compassion, contempt, curiosity, depression, desire, disappointment, disgust, ecstasy, empathy, envy, embarrassment, euphoria, fear, frustration, gratitude, grief, guilt, happiness, hatred, hope, horror, hostility, hysteria, interest, jealousy, joy, loathing, love, pity, pride, rage, regret, remorse, sadness, shame, suffering, surprise, wonder or worry(1)...just to start.

Please email any questions to

Q. Will the artists selected get a copy of the book?
A. Yes! All artists selected will receive a complimentary
copy of the book

Q. How many pieces can I submit?
A. Up to four pieces per registration

Q. Can my piece have "hard" elements like eyes etc.?
A. Yes! Be creative as long as the work is easily
recognized as plush.

Q. Does my piece have to be ready to hang or can it sit on a podium?
A. All work must have a sewn on loop or be mounted
on a plaque, wall hung base, or shelf unless it is a very large piece.

Q. How many artists will be chosen for the show?
A. We are looking for as many quality plush art works that show TRUE emotion as we can find.

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