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Into the Wild Reader Problem


We’re fascinated by the pure world—significantly wild animals, birds, bugs, and extra—and the best way they current themselves to their mates, prey, and predators. Nature gives their exteriors with texture, camouflage, brilliant/muted colours—or combos of this stuff. For our Into the Wild Reader Problem, we wish you to contemplate the creatures you see in your yard or on a dream safari. Let their textures, patterns, and/or colours encourage your artwork and manifest this inspiration in material, thread, floor design, or different artwork quilting methods.

For this problem, create an 8″ x 10″ quilt in portrait orientation utilizing inspiration from the vast world of untamed animals—BTW, irrespective of how ‘wild’ you take into account your pet, this problem shouldn’t be targeted on domesticated animals/pets. We’re stressing ‘inspiration’ from the pure world so your design could also be sensible and representational or it could be extra loosely influenced by animals, graphic and summary.

We look ahead to seeing your work and listening to your story! And make sure you take a look at the outcomes of our previous Reader Challenges right here.

Into the Wild Reader Problem Guidelines


Create a quilt primarily based in your interpretation of the graphic nature and sweetness of untamed animals. The quilt should be 8″ vast x 10″ tall (vertically oriented). Elaborations, if used, should not protrude greater than 1/2″ from the floor of the quilt. The quilt could also be made with any supplies however should include three layers and be closed alongside the sides.


Your entry should be an unique design and be freed from any textual content or pictures protected by copyright until you have got the expressed written permission from the individual or establishment that holds the copyright and also you embody that written permission together with your submission.


To be thought of for the problem, connect two jpeg pictures of your accomplished quilt to an e mail—one of many whole quilt, together with all 4 of the sides, and one in all a element—by August 4, 2023 to [email protected] with ‘Into the Wild’ within the topic line. Embody your title, metropolis/state/nation (if not U.S.), e mail handle, title of the quilt, and a short assertion about your quilt/its story within the e mail.


Chances are you’ll submit a couple of entry, however every entry should be in a person e mail.


Click on right here to study suggestions for photographing your Reader Problem submission.


On August 9, 2023 we’ll publish the finalists right here. Please test this publish, as artists is not going to be notified instantly.


In case you are a finalist: Put your title in your quilt. Point out the highest, if wanted. A dangling sleeve shouldn’t be required; you might embody one in the event you work that approach. For security, place your entry in a plastic bag earlier than packing it for transport. We reserve the fitting to maintain and presumably show your ‘Into the Wild’ quilt till March 2024. Your paintings will then be returned to you.


Finalists’ paintings should arrive in our workplace by September 8, 2023.

If in case you have questions, contact us at [email protected]. We look ahead to seeing what you submit for our Into the Wild Reader Problem!

Observe: By submitting your Reader Problem entry, you verify the originality of your design and authorize Golden Peak Media to publish your quilt in an upcoming publication and promotional supplies, on our web sites and in different e-media, in addition to presumably show it at reveals and different venues. Golden Peak Media is not going to be held chargeable for loss or injury as a result of circumstances past our management.


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