Call for artists for the 8th European Quilt Trienniale 2021
Deadline: 16.01.2021

Call for artists for the 8th European Quilt Trienniale 2021<br>Deadline: 16.01.2021

Urte Hanke: "Linear"
Prize for Innovation in a large format 2018, photo the artist

The preparations for the eighth edition of the internationally recognized European Quilt Triennial have started! Well-known jurors from Germany and abroad will select the best exhibits for the exhibition from the submissions of the competition in the spring of next year, which will start at Textilssammlung Max Berk in Heidelberg in autumn 2021, who is organizer of the Triennial.

The following prizes will be awarded:

1st prize:
Doris Winter Memorial Prize for innovation in material. technique and design to the amount of € 5.000 donated by the Betty Barcley Group

2nd prize:
€ 1.000 for talented young quilters and newcomers under the age of 40

3rd prize:
€ 1.000 for innovation in a larger format (minimum 3 m², maximum 4 m²)

Subject to the finavial consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, the exhibition is expected to be shown in Heidelberg from 10 Ocotober to 16 Janunary 2022 and subsequently at Kreismuseum Zons in Germany and Textilmuseum St. Gallen in Switzerland. Plans for further exhibitions in Germany and other countires are currently under discussion.

The entry form of the 8th European Quilt Triennial 2021 is now available. It can be orderd from Textilsammlung Max Berck / Kurpfälzisches Museum (P.O. Box 105520, D-69045 Heidelberg, phone: +49 6221 800317, e-mail: It is also possible to apply online.

Conditions and Application Form:


Textile Collection Max Berk - Kurpfälzisches Museum

D-69045 Heidelberg
phone: +49 6221 800317

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