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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, shiny/muted colours—or mixtures of this stuff. For our Into the Wild Reader Problem, we would like you to think about 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 cloth, thread, floor design, or different artwork quilting strategies.

For this problem, create an 8″ x 10″ quilt in portrait orientation utilizing inspiration from the large world of untamed animals—BTW, regardless of how ‘wild’ you contemplate your pet, this problem will not be centered on domesticated animals/pets. We’re stressing ‘inspiration’ from the pure world so your design could also be real looking and representational or it might be extra loosely influenced by animals, graphic and summary.

We sit up for seeing your work and listening to your story! And you’ll want to try the outcomes of our previous Reader Challenges right here.

Into the Wild Reader Problem Guidelines


Create a quilt based mostly in your interpretation of the graphic nature and wonder of untamed animals. The quilt should be 8″ large 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 authentic design and be freed from any textual content or photos protected by copyright until you’ve got the expressed written permission from the particular person or establishment that holds the copyright and also you embody that written permission along with your submission.


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


You could submit multiple entry, however every entry should be in a person e mail.


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


On August 9, 2023 we are going to submit the finalists right here. Please examine this submit, as artists is not going to be notified straight.


In case you are a finalist: Put your identify in your quilt. Point out the highest, if wanted. A dangling sleeve will not be required; it’s possible you’ll embody one for those who work that manner. For security, place your entry in a plastic bag earlier than packing it for delivery. We reserve the precise to maintain and probably 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.

You probably have questions, contact us at [email protected]. We sit up for seeing what you submit for our Into the Wild Reader Problem!

Word: 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 probably show it at exhibits and different venues. Golden Peak Media is not going to be held liable for loss or harm resulting from circumstances past our management.


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