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open call : seeking plush stories

04.16.12

OPEN CALL / CALL FOR ENTRIES

Plush Stories : These Plush of Mine 


We invite you to submit your best plush story along with a photo of your plush toy for an upcoming Grumpy Bert art show. We're looking for true, compelling personal plush stories that impacted your life. Whether from your childhood or a recent find, we want to hear about it. The photo must feature the plush toy and although nice, you don't have to necessarily be in it. Only one photo per story. Maximum story length-250 words. Deadline May 31 2012.

The stories and photos will be displayed at Grumpy Bert @ the DeKalb Market in Brooklyn, New York.  This is only an exhibition show, no sales of your stories and photos will be made.  

All ages are encouraged to apply.  If you are a maker of plush toys, we are not looking for a product description.  Unless it is connected to the story you are telling.

Please provide the following:

  • Your Name
  • Name of your plush toy 
  • Your City and State (Country too if outside of USA)
  • Email address 
  • Story – 250 words or less 
  • Photo of plush – print quality / hi-res file (at least a minimum of 1200px)
  • Tell us how you found out about the open call (not required, but would satisfy our curiosity)

    Please email your story and photo to bert@grumpybert.com

    If selected, the Grump will contact you via email.

    Grumpy Bert is a shop/mini gallery at the DeKalb Market in Brooklyn, New York.  All the shops at the Market operate inside a shipping container... What?!!

    By submitting, you agree to allow your story and photo to be publicly displayed at Grumpy Bert and on the internet. Your work maybe used for promotion use and is subject to story and photo editing at the discretion of Grumpy Bert.





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