Quilt and Media Show hosted by the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council

Details for an upcoming quilt and media show hosted by the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council are detailed below.  Entries are open to members of guilds only.  This is going to be a really amazing show and a great place to showcase your Route 66 themed work!

Route 66 Entry Form

Exhibit Theme: Route 66

When: November 7-9, 2014

Where: Old San Isidro Church in Corrales on Old Church Road

The Education Committee of AFAC is presenting an integrated media display open to members of the 17 co-sponsoring guilds. Displays of works will be set up on tables and hanging devices throughout the space to showcase the various eras and geographic areas found along Route 66. The route extends from Chicago to Los Angeles and involves 8 states: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas (one corner), Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California.

There will be no jurying or judging of the submissions. Photos of your entries are due October 1, 2014. Further information will be on the website, fiberartsfiesta.org, under Education.

Education is the focus of the exhibit. We want to show what guild members do in their particular discipline. There will be demonstrations in the stage area.

The quilt committee has set limitations on the sizes of quilt entries because of space limitations. The quilts can be up to 36” wide and up to 48” long. Each quilt must have a 4” sleeve sewn on the back and have a label with the quilter’s name, address and the name of the quilt.

State                           Bird                                  Flower                                Gem Stone
Arizona                   Cactus Wren                       Saguaro Cactus Blossom        Turquoise
California               CA Valley Quail                  CA Poppy                                   Benitolite
Illinois                    Cardinal                               Purple Violet                             none
Kansas                    Western Meadowlark       Sunflower                                   none
Missouri                 Bluebird                              Hawthorn                                   none
New Mexico           Roadrunner                       Yucca Flower                             Turquoise
Oklahoma              Scissor Tail Flycatcher     Mistletoe                                    none
Texas                      Mockingbird                       Bluebonnet                                Blue Topaz

New Mexico Route 66 Association has a website: rt66nm.org

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