The Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts and Agriculture Issues calls for proposals for 2022 Quilt Garden
Central Oregon quilt makers, artists and pattern makers – apply by March 31
SISTERS, OREGON, USA, February 28, 2022/EINPresswire.com/ — Pine Meadow Ranch Arts and Agriculture Center (PMRCAA)a working ranch in Sisters, Oregon, focused on arts, agricultural and environmental projects, is seeking proposals for its 2022 Quilt Garden. The project includes a signature garden space at the ranch that draws inspiration from a quilt design, as well as creating a fashioned quilt to reflect the garden space. Submissions are sought from central Oregon quilt makers, artists and/or designers experienced in quilt patterns.
Proposals are due March 31, 2022 and selection will be made the first week of April. The garden at Pine Meadow Ranch will be a 10 foot by 10 foot bed as a ‘Quilt Block Design’ or ‘Quilt Design’ from plants and flowers. Planting for this growing season will begin in early April. Implementation of the garden space quilt pattern will be led by the PMRCAA Garden Manager, and the accompanying quilt is to be completed in time for display in 2022 Sisters’ outdoor quilt showthe world’s largest outdoor quilt show, scheduled for July 9.
The Quilt Garden program will be a permanent asset to the PMRCAA, and the plantings in the bed will be changed every year for new artists. Each year, signage with the designer’s title and name will be placed near the bed, along with other celebratory and programming activities. More outreach will also be done throughout the season to highlight the chosen designer, and the finalist will receive a $750 stipend. This will be the second annual Quilt Garden. The inaugural garden was launched in 2021 to honor the nationally recognized quilting tradition celebrated at Sisters.
Interested parties are invited to apply here: https://roundhousefoundation.org/pine-meadow-ranch/2022-quilt-garden-proposals/
About Pine Meadow Ranch Arts and Agriculture Center
The Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts and Agriculture (PMRCAA) is located on the historic Pine Meadow Ranch, a 260-acre working ranch in Sisters, Oregon at the foot of the Cascade Mountains. The vision of the PMRCAA is to link sustainable agriculture, the arts and sciences of conservation with the traditional and contemporary crafts and skills that are an integral part of the life of a pastoralist. Located on the traditional territory of the Wasco, Warm Springs and Paiute peoples, working at the ranch is grounded in a strong sense of place and community, and the diversity and multiple perspectives of the people who call our region home are deeply valued. Today, Pine Meadow Ranch operates as a sister-based Roundhouse Foundation program and continues to operate as a working ranch.
About the Roundhouse Foundation
The Roundhouse Foundation is a private family foundation, based in Sisters, Oregon since 2002. The Foundation believes that solutions to the unique challenges of rural Oregon communities can be found through creative thinking and problem solving, innovation and collaboration. We partner with community organizations to develop, implement, and sustain creative, place-based approaches and programs that strengthen and celebrate rural Oregon.
In addition to providing grantmaking services to rural communities and tribal areas in Oregon, the Roundhouse Foundation operates the Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts and Agriculture in Sisters. For more information on the Foundation or PMRCAA please visit www.RoundhouseFoundation.org.
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