RAGS Wearable Art Show & ...

For Immediate Release

 Contact:        Judith Cunneen, RAGS Artists Chair

                      253-756-9493 Phone




 20th Annual Benefit: Juried Show and Sale of Wearable Art

 Tacoma, Wash.—The YWCA RAGS Guild announces a call for entries for its 20th annual juried wearable art show and sale. The show will take place March 6-9, 2014 at Mercedes-Benz of Tacoma. Open to all artists working in all media of wearable art—garments, fashion accessories, and jewelry. Two entry types with nonrefundable fees:



·                     Gallery - competition of one-of-a-kind artist made pieces ($15 per entry, up to three entries)

·                     Marketplace - boutique-style sale ($35 entry fee)


All initial entries are juried by digital images. Accepted gallery entries are judged for award from actual works in late February 2014. Cash prizes to gallery winners in garments, accessories, jewelry, and best of show. As a benefit for domestic violence programs of the YWCA Pierce County, RAGS retains 33% of sales in Marketplace; 40% of sales in Gallery.



Deadline for submitting digital images is December 13, 2013. For prospectus and entry information, visit www.ywcapiercecounty.org/call-for-entries/, or send an SASE to Artist Coordinator, YWCA RAGS Guild, 405 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402. For more information, call the RAGS hotline at 253-272-4181, ext. 352.