Calls for Entry

May and June 2020

Here is a list of local, regional and national exhibitions that might be of interest to fiber artists.  We will not knowingly list unscrupulous venues.  Please check each individual venue and use your own judgment about entering the exhibitions.  Check their websites for details. Some deadline dates are for postmark dates, some for receipt of entry and some for online entries. Calls for Entry is listed on the Fiberarts Guild website www.fiberartspgh.org (Membership tab) every other month (Feb., Apr., Jun., Aug., Oct. and Dec.). Additional information about upcoming exhibitions will be posted on the Fiberarts Guild Members Facebook page.  

Mary Towner  mltowner2@yahoo.com

EXHIBITIONS

(Note: for Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members-only shows, go to https://www.saqa.com/calendar.php?ID=9)

Online exhibitions are not listed.
First date listed is entry deadline.

May 5, 2020
Realism:Encountering the Real
Site:Brooklyn, NY
June 12-July 11, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7525

May 5, 2020
Mini/Micro
Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH
July 10-Aug. 7, 2020
http://www.manifestgallery.org/mini_micro/

May 6, 2020
Flora and Fauna
The Gallery @Paragon, Phoenixville PA
June 5-30, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=elandframing.com?start=list

May 7, 2020
Twinkle
Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH
July 10-Aug. 7, 2020
http://www.manifestgallery.org/twinkle/

May 8, 2020
The Fine Art of Denim
Monmouth University Pollak Gallery
June 17-Aug. 14
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7609

May 9, 2020
Biblio Spectaculum (artist books)
Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs NY
June 27-August 7, 2020
https://www.mainstreetartscs.org/bibliospectaculum.html

May 10, 2020
Small works – BIG TALENT
Las Laguna Gallery, CA
June 4-27, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php?reset=1&apply=yes

May 10, 2020
Living in Color – Functional & Decorative Art for the Home
Kavanagh Gallery of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles IL
May 15-June 27, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php?reset=1&apply=yes

May 15, 2020
Text/ile ONLINE EXHIBITION
Gallery 114, Portland OR
June 4-27, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7681

May 15, 2020
Arborescent – Resembling Trees
Alex Ferrone Gallery, Cutchogue, NY
July 18-Aug. 23, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php

May 29, 2020
Images 2020 MOVED ONLINE
Central PA Festival of the Arts, State College PA
July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=arts-festival.com?start=list

June 1, 2020
Proud+ 2020
The Studio Door, San Diego CA
July 3-25, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7285

June 3, 2020
The Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Award
The Knitting & Stitching Shows, London and Harrogate, UK
Dates TBA
https://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk/the-fine-art-textiles-award/

June 7, 2020
2nd Half – 50 and Older Exhibition
Las Laguna Gallery, CA MOVED ONLINE
July 2-31, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7677

June 8, 2020
A Little of This, A Little of That (mixed media)
The Gallery @Paragon, Phoenixville PA
July 3-30, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=elandframing.com?start=list

June 12, 2020
Great Ginkgo
Mancuso World Quilt New England, Springfield MA
+ possible NJ & PA exhibits
Aug 13-15, 2020
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=7100

June 15, 2020
Here and There
Brush Art Gallery and Studios, Lowell MA
Aug. 4-Sept. 12, 2020
https://thebrush.org/PDF/2020BrushProspectus.pdf

June 18, 2020
Spot On
D’art Gallery, Denver CO
Aug. 14-Sept. 6, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7656

June 20, 2020
Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie
Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany IN
Aug. 15-Oct. 31, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php

July 7, 2020
October National 2020
Gallery 510, Decatur IL
Oct. 2-29, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7735

July 11, 2020
Craftivism: The Art of Action
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL
July 3-25, 2020
https://artdeadline.com/ops/wmg/

August 1, 2020
Right to Vote
Hera Gallery & Educational Foundation, Wakefield RI
Oct. 17-Nov. 14, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7324

August 2, 2020
Purely Abstract
Kavanagh Gallery of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles IL
Oct. 16-Nov. 21, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php

August 3, 2020
Sea of Change Mid-Atlantic
Virginia Beach Art Center, VA
Sept. 4-27, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php

August 10, 2020
Patterns
The Gallery @Paragon, Phoenixville PA
Sept. 4-30, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=elandframing.com?start=list

August 12, 2020
CraftHiltonHead2020
Hilton Head, SC
Oct. 6-31, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals.php

August 15, 2020
The Violet Protest
Phoenix Art Museum, AZ
Fall 2020
+ 50 fiber squares sent to each member of Congress
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=7094

August 31, 2020
Excellence in Fibers VI
New Bedford Museum of Art, MA
Dec. 1-March 14, 2021
Featured in Fiber Art Now magazine
https://fiberartnow.net/submissions/

September 1, 2020
Reclamation: Artists Books on the Environment
San Francisco Center for the Book, CA
May-Sept. 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6466

September 7, 2020
Talismans
The Gallery @Paragon, Phoenixville PA
Oct. 2-31, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=elandframing.com?start=list

September 9, 2020
Quilt National ‘21
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens OH
May 28-Sept. 6, 2021
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6829

September 14, 2020
Fiber III
LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg VA
Oct. 2-Nov. 1, 2020
https://libertytownarts.submittable.com/submit/157348/fiber-iii-a-national-juried-show

September 14, 2020
Fragments
Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco CA
Nov. 21-Dec. 19, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=arcsf.net?start=list

September 15, 2020
CraftForms 2020
Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA
Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 30, 2021
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=7124

October 2, 2020
The New Quilt
Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, NSW Australia
Feb. 5-April 4, 2021
https://quiltnsw.com/exhibitions/the-new-quilt/

November 9, 2020
Re-Birth
The Gallery @Paragon, Phoenixville PA
Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 30, 2021
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=elandframing.com?start=list

January 29, 2021
Small Expressions
Handweavers Guild of America
July 2021-June 2022 (on tour)
weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry

February 5, 2022
Mixed Media Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

February 12, 2022
Yardage Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

February 26, 2022
Wearable Art Exhibit & Fashion Show
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

March 4, 2022
Basketry Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

OPPORTUNITIES

Ongoing
Enter for possible inclusion in an International Quilt Festival
http://www.quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

June 1, 2020
Solo exhibition proposals
Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati OH
http://www.manifestgallery.org/proposals/index.html

June 5, 2020
Cultural Commentary/Social Change Grant
FIBER ART NETWORK MEMBERS ONLY
https://fiberartnow.net/benefits/awards/

June 30, 2020
Submission for the book Quarantine Quilts: Creativity in the Midst of Chaos
+ possible exhibition at 2020 Houston International Quilt Festival
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=7101

August 1, 2020
State of Health: Illness, Healing, and Art
Ongoing Fiber Art Now “State of Health” column
https://fiberartnow.net/submissions/

August 1, 2020
Yarn, Rope, String
Spread in Fiber Art Now magazine
One Award for Excellence
https://fiberartnow.net/submissions/

August 1, 2020
Emerging Artists
Spread in Fiber Art Now magazine
Possible gallery/museum exhibition
https://fiberartnow.net/submissions/

August 1, 2020
Felt: Fiber Transformed
Spread in Fiber Art Now magazine
Possible gallery/museum exhibition
https://fiberartnow.net/submissions/

August 15, 2020
The Violet Protest
Community engagement project
50 fiber squares sent to each member of Congress
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=7094

August 31, 2020
Artist in Residence Program
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, CA
https://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/artist-residency

December 31, 2020
Exhibition proposals
Textile Center, Minneapolis MN
Open scheduling
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6828

December 31, 2025
Art in Embassies
Various dates and locations worldwide
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6870

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Great resource for artists: seminars, opportunities, etc.
www.pittsburghartscouncil.org

Bi-annual open call
The Hopper Prize
Monetary prizes and digital exposure
http://hopperprize.org

No deadline
Proposals for monthly gallery exhibitions
Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery, Upper Burrell PA
https://newkensington.psu.edu/art-gallery

Pittsburgh Artist Registry
Register and post your work online for free
https://www.pittsburghartistregistry.org/

Fiber Art Now magazine
Ongoing call for articles
http://fiberartnow.net/story-submissions

Surface Design Association
Become a member; excellent resource
http://surfacedesign.org

Fiber Art Network
Become a member; excellent resource
http://fiberartnow.net