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.

July 6, 2020
Flora and Fauna
The Gallery @ Paragon, Phoenixville PA
Aug. 8-29, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=elandframing.com?start=list

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 10, 2020
Drawn From Life 2
Upstream Gallery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Aug. 6-30, 2020
https://artdeadline.com/ops/upstream/

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

July 12, 2020
Tiny But Mighty
d’Art Center, Norfolk VA
Aug. 6-29, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7879

July 17, 2020
Voices & Visions, Standing on the Bridge Between Health and Disease VII
The Art Center Highland Park, IL
Aug. 14 – Sept. 26
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=theartcenterhp.org?start=list

July 31, 2020
Gone but Never Forgotten: Remembering Those Lost to Police Brutality
Part of We Are the Story project
Multi-site exhibitions, Minneapolis/St. Paul MN
Late summer/early fall
https://www.saqa.com/events/gone-never-forgotten-remembering-those-lost-police-brutality

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

August 13, 2020
2nd Half – 50 and Older Exhibition (non-juried)
Las Laguna Gallery, CA
Sept. 3-26, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7677

August 21, 2020
HUMANITY
The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth MA
September 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7869

August 21, 2020
Politically Charged
Blue Line Arts, Roseville CA
Oct. 2 – Nov. 14, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7142

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

Sept. 6, 2020
2020 Botanical
Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
Oct. 1-31, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7897

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 10, 2020
Art Expo New York 2020
Pier 34, NY NY
October 1-4, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7623

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 15, 2020
The Violet Protest
Phoenix Art Museum, AZ
Spring 2021
+ 50 fiber squares sent to each member of Congress
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=7094

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
International Quilt Festival, Quilts Inc.
quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

July 6, 2020
Quiltfolk Magazine: Family
Invitation for Submission
https://www.saqa.com/events/quiltfolk-magazine-family-invitation-submission

July 31, 2020
Artist Relief, COVID-19 based
Grants, informational resource, Impact Survey for Artists & Creative Workers
https://bitly.com/3bLqUVh

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
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/

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
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
surfacedesign.org

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