UPLAND, CA June 13, 2013. Road to California, Inc. is proud to announce the creation of a new category in its January Contest. The category focuses on Modern Quilts and calls for entries that encompass the modern aesthetic.
Road to California, Inc.’s contest already provides quilters from traditional to abstract a category to enter. The addition of a modern category will allow further diversity into Road to California’s existing contest.
Quilters’ are eligible to enter their modern quilt into one of two Modern subcategories in the contest. The first Sub-Category is Modern Piecing, which includes quilts that utilize improvisational piecing techniques. The second sub-category is Negative Space, which includes quilts set with large amounts of negative space including quilts with alternative grid work and modern abstract design.
Prizes for the new Modern Category include Best Modern Quilt $2,000 sponsored by Modern Quilts Unlimited, Best Modern Piecing $1,000 sponsored by Stash Books ® and Best Use of Negative Space $1,000 sponsored by Stash Books ®.
Modern Quilt’s entered into the new categories will also be eligible to win other prizes including Best of Show $6,000 sponsored by Gammill. Total cash prizes for Road to California’s 2014 contest totals over $50,000.
Entries must be received by Road to California by October 1, 2013. Road to California Quilters’ Conference & Showcase runs from January 23 through 26, at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario California.
What exciting news! I know I’m planning on working on an entry! Click HERE for the original post.