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Petite Miniature Textiles Exhibition 2022

Petite Miniature Textiles 2022 marks the 12th anniversary of this very popular, accessible exhibition. Showcasing the best small textile artworks from around the nation. Petite has become a highlight of Wangaratta’s program and a focus for contemporary textile art practitioners.

This exhibition continues to grow in popularity with artists from around the country participating and displaying contemporary textiles of a small scale.

Applications for Petite Miniature Textiles 2022 are now open. All applications MUST be submitted online.

Wangaratta Art Gallery invites artists to apply for the exhibition to be held at the Wangaratta Art Gallery 18 June - 14 August 2022.

Assessment process

A panel consisting of Wangaratta Art Gallery Director and key staff will assess all applications received.

Selection Criteria 
When selecting works for the Petite Miniature Textiles 2022 exhibition the panel will consider:

  • Artists interpretation of the term miniature. The term miniature or in-miniature, is applied to any work of art produced at a scale much smaller than expected for the type of work.
  • Quality of execution
  • Mastery of technique
  • Suitability for the exhibition
  • Provide a diverse array of work for visitors to enjoy
  • Explore new ideas, new visual arts practice methods and different ways of thinking
  • The panel have the right to reject an artwork if it is not considered to meet the criteria 

Key Dates

Applications open: Friday 1 Dec 2021 (9am EST)
Applications close: Friday 11 Mar, 2022 (5pm EST)
Applicants notified of selection: Friday 15 April  2022
Delivery of artwork to Gallery: no later than Friday 27 May 2022

Online Applications Must Include:

  • 2 images of each work submitted (one full image including framing and one detail of work/ 3D works – 2 images of entire works form different angles)
  • Payment for each work submitted (fee $20 each work)
  • Artist statement (100 words max)
  • Artist CV


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If you have further queries please contact Exhibitions Officer
PH: (03) 5722 0865 or email:


Image: Petite design Merge Studio. Artwork - Ruby Berry, Pomegranate, 2019, basketry, 12 x 10 x 10cm