Calls for Entry

May-June 2022

This is a list of local, regional, national and international exhibitions that might be of interest to fiber artists.  We will not knowingly list unscrupulous venues.  Please check each individual venue thoroughly 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 (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.).  Additional information about upcoming exhibitions will be posted on the Fiberarts Guild Members Facebook page.
Mary Towner  mltowner2@yahoo.com

EXHIBITIONS

NOTE: Please check each show to determine its current status concerning Covid-19.
Shows may be cancelled, postponed, or moved online.
Exhibitions that would have been online even without Covid are not listed, with a few exceptions below.
For Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members-only shows, go to
saqa.com/events/saqa-calls-entry

First date listed is entry deadline.

5/6/22
Art of the State
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg PA
9/11/22 – 1/15/23
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10135

5/6/22
Images 2022
Central PA Festival of the Arts, State College PA7/1/22 – 7/31/22
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=arts-festival.com?start=list

5/15/22
Thread
Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH
7/7/22 – 8/5/22
http://www.manifestgallery.org/season18/thread/

5/15/22
Textile, Fiber Art & Natural Dye Residencies
Puebla, Mexico; Oaxaca, Peru; Naples, Italy
2023 & 2024
https://www.saqa.com/events/oaxaca-mexico-cusco-peru-all-textile-fiber-art-natural-dye-residencies

5/19/22
On Neutral Ground
Vestige Concept Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
6/4/22 – 7/4/22
https://vestigegallery.com/neutral-ground/

5/21/22
Excellence in Quilts
Fiber Art Now magazine Fall 2022 issue
and Iowa Quilt Museum, Winterset IA
9/27/22 – 12/18/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10357&mc_cid=5c14335e41&mc_eid=65bc132a96

5/22/22 and 5/31/22
Feminist Biennial
Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL
Sept.-Nov. 2022
https://womanmade.org/call-for-art/

5/30/22
Through the Mask
McCarl Coverlet Gallery, St. Vincent College, Latrobe PA
11/9/22 – 2/3/23
https://saintvincentarts.org/portfolio/call-for-submissions/

5/31/22
38th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts
The Lincoln Center, Ft. Collins CO
6/28/22 – 9/13/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10364

6/1/22
SDA’s International Exhibition in Print
Surface Design Journal Fall 2022 issue
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10235

6/6/22
Uncommon Threads Wearable Art Show
Group booth, solo booths, and runway show
Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles IL
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9881

6/15/22
Trees, Trees, Trees Juried Quilt Exhibit
The Brush Art Gallery & Studios, Lowell MA
8/6/22 – 9/17/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10235

6/25/22
Backroads 2: Further On Ahead
Vestige Concept Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
7/9/22 – 8/7/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=10394

6/30/22
unCOMMON Threads
Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle PA
9/23/22 – 10/29/22
https://carlislearts.squarespace.com/entry-form/uncommon-thread-application

6/30/22
International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum
10/07/22 – 10/9/22

7/13/22
Vessels
Glen Arbor Arts Center, Glen Arbor MI
8/26/22 – 10/27/22
https://glenarborart.org/artists/calls-for-entry/vessels-prospectus-and-application/

7/31/22
Birth to Death (Korea Fiber Art Forum)
Suwon Museum of Art, Art Space Gwanggyo, Suwon, Korea
No dates given
https://www.saqa.com/events/birth-death

8/21/2022 (entry opens 8/1/22)
Excellence in Fibers VIII
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, CA
8/30/23 – 10/8/23
[link to be posted]

9/5/22
Quilt National ’23
Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens OH
5/27/23 – 9/4/23
https://dairybarn.org/exhibits/call-for-entries/#qn23_prospectus

9/12/22
CraftForms 2022
Wayne Art Center, Wayne PE
12/2/22 – 1/21/23
https://www.wayneart.org/exhibitions/craftforms-2022-27th-international-juried-exhibition-of-contemporary-fine-craft/

OPPORTUNITIES

5/7/22
NFT Residency
Voice, New York NY
https://about.voice.com/women-rise-residency/

5/15/22
Cultural Change/Social Commentary Grant
Fiber Art Network
https://fiberartnow.net/grants-2/

5/17/22
Next deadline for The Hopper Prize, awarded bi-annually
$3,500 & $1,000 prizes
hopperprize.org

6/15/22
Teacher Excellence Grant
Fiber Art Network
https://fiberartnow.net/grants-2/

7/1/22
Allegheny Arts Revival Grants
Individual artists $5M and non-profits $10M
Organized by GPAC, funded by NEA
9/1/22 – 8/31/23
https://www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/grants/allegheny-arts-revival-grant?emci=0fa0144c-61c2-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&emdi=1b3933db-17ca-ec11-997e-281878b83d8a&ceid=18898163

7/15/22
Operating Expenses Grant
Fiber Art Network
https://fiberartnow.net/grants-2/

8/15/22 (entry opens 7/1/22)
Public Installation Grant
Fiber Art Network
https://fiberartnow.net/grants-2/

8/30/22
Summer Special Projects
Fiber Art Network
https://fiberartnow.net/grants-2/

12/31/22
Art in Embassies Registry
US Department of State
US artwork provided to countries worldwide
https://artdeadline.com/ops/artinembassies/

1/1/25
Woven Tale Press
Magazine publication and online
https://www.thewoventalepress.net/

ONGOING OR NO DEADLINE OPPORTUNITIES

Joan Mitchell Foundation
Resources, grants and residencies
https://www.joanmitchellfoundation.org/contact

ArtDeadline.com
https://artdeadline.com/ops/portfolio/

International Quilt Festival
Quilts Inc., Houston TX
Upcoming shows in various US locations
quilts.com/enter-your-quilt/

United We Quilt: Sewing Justice
Online forum for progressive quilters/artists
http://www.unitedwequilt.com/submit-your-work/

Proposals for monthly gallery exhibitions
Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery, Upper Burrell PA
https://newkensington.psu.edu/art-gallery

Online Memorial Gallery
Wheat Institute, Winnipeg & Saskatchewan, Canada
https://www.wheatinstitute.com/memorial-gallery

LOCALLY BASED RESOURCES

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC)
Resource for artists: seminars, jobs, opportunities, etc.
**NEW 2022 WEBSITE,
including grant portal and resource library
www.pittsburghartscouncil.org

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

Pittsburgh Artist Resources
https://www.pittsburghartistresources.org/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Pittsburgh%20Artist%20Resources&utm_campaign=June%20Newsletter

Office of Public Art
Provides resources and information for community-based artists
Emphasizes public art in community change
opapgh.org

FIBER ART RESOURCES and MEMBERSHIPS

Resources, workshops/classes, events
https://www.janedunnewold.com/

Fiber Art Network
fiberartnow.net
Featured on FAN’s Instagram:
jenmoniz@fiberartnow.net

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

SDA (Surface Design Association)
Resource for fiber artists
surfacedesign.org

SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates)
https://www.saqa.com/join-donate