Calls for Entry

November/December 2021

This 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 (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 in light of Covid-19. Shows may be cancelled, postponed, or moved online.
Exhibitions that would have been online even without Covid are not listed.
For Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members-only shows, go to saqa.com/events/saqa-calls-entry

First date listed is entry deadline.

No deadline
Online Memorial Gallery
Wheat Institute, Winnipeg & Saskatchewan, Canada
https://www.wheatinstitute.com/memorial-gallery

11/7/21
Exceptional Abstractions
Mona Niko Gallery, Mission Viejo CA
12/4/21 – 12/31/21
https://monaniko.com/calls-for-art/

11/14/21
Arts North International 27
Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins MN
1/8/22 – 2/12/22
http://www.hopkinsartscenter.com/271/Arts-North-International

11/15/21
BIPOC is The Theme!
Buckham Gallery, Flint MI
4/8/22 – 5/14/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9384

11/15/21
Black Heritage Through Visual Rhythms (BHTVR)
Dayton Art Institute, Dayton OH
2/26/22 – 5/22/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9198

11/15/21
Celebrate Art
MVA Gallery, Bethlehem PA
12/10/21 – 1/16/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9606

11/28/21
Digital Directions
Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis MD
1/26/22 – 2/26/22
https://mdfedart.com/portfolio/238/

11/28/21
2022 International Juried Exhibition
The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster NJ
1/14/22 – 2/26/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9463

11/29/21
Open Doors
Crooked Tree Arts Center, Petoskey MI
1/15/22 – 3/5/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9518

11/30/21
Insightful
Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles IL
1/22/22 – 2/26/22
https://norrisculturalarts.com/call-for-entries-insightful-a-visual-arts-view-of-optimism/

11/30/21
OH 5: Border Biennial Exhibition
Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens OH
1/15/22 – 3/13/22
https://dairybarn.org/oh5-2022/

12/3/21
New Beginning: Small Works
Upstream Gallery, Hastings-on-Hudson NY
1/6/22 – 1/30/22
https://artdeadline.com/ops/upstream/

12/8/21
New Quilts from an Old Favorite 2022
National Quilt Museum, Paducah KY
quiltmuseum.org

12/11/21
Like Clockwork (It’s About Time)
Vestige Gallery, Pittsburgh
1/8/22 – 2/4/22
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9549

12/15/21
Flora and Fauna Fiber Art Juried Show
Morris Gallery, NOTO Arts Center, Topeka KS
2/3/22 – 3/3/22
https://files.constantcontact.com/40fdedc1701/dfbfe3be-0615-4fbc-bd47-eb718cebdb9d.pdf

12/17/21
Coveted II
Kaiser Gallery, Cleveland OH
2/11/22 – 4/3/22
https://artdeadline.com/ops/coveted-ii/

1/2/22
Adorned: Art Inspired by Fabric and Fashion
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons MD
In association with the Smithsonian Institution
2/11/22 – 5/8/22
https://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/adorned-art-inspired-by-fabric-and-fashion/

1/2/22
Extraordinary Works
Mona Niko Gallery, Mission Viejo CA
2/3/22 – 2/26/22
https://monaniko.com/calls-for-art/

1/2/22
Passion
NOMA Gallery, Ocala FL
2/3/22 – 3/26/22
passion.artcall.org

1/10/22
Sacred Threads
Washington DC, traveling through 2024
7/14/22 – 7/24/22
https://sacredthreadsquilts.com/cfe.html

2/2/22
Mixed Media Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America, Convergence 2022
7/28/22 – 7/31/22
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

2/9/22
Yardage Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America, Convergence 2022
7/28/22 – 7/31/22
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

2/23/22
Wearable Art Exhibit & Fashion Show
Handweavers Guild of America, Convergence 2022
7/28/22 – 7/31/22
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

3/2/22
Basketry Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America, Convergence 2022
7/28/22 – 7/31/22
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

3/15/22
Small Expressions 2022
Handweavers Guild of America
6/2022 – 6/2023 on tour in USA
https://weavespindye.z2systems.com/np/clients/weavespindye/event.jsp?event=394&

4/1/22
Harmony [fine art textiles]
Broadway Gallery, Alexandria VA
Summer 2022
https://bgentries.com/

4/25/22
Seeing in Color
Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange TX
9/1/22 – 12/17/22
https://www.saqa.com/events/seeing-color

 

OPPORTUNITIES

No deadline
Photo registry
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
https://form.jotform.com/PghArtsCouncil/photo?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Submit%20Your%20Photos&utm_campaign=June%20Newsletter

Ongoing deadlines
Creative Entrepreneur Accelerator grant program
PA Council on the Arts
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council (GPAC), administrator
https://www.pittsburghartscouncil.org/programs/grants/creative-entrepreneur-accelerator?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Creative%20Entrepreneur%20Accelerator&utm_campaign=CEA-grant-alert

11/10/21
Art Basel Miami 2021
K-Art Projects USA
12/1/21 – 12/5/21
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8994

11/16/21
The Hopper Prize
Bi-annual grants and digital exposure
https://hopperprize.org/

12/31/21
Call for solo show
Kaiser Gallery, Cleveland OH
6/10/22 – 8/7/22
https://www.kaisergallery.com/opportunities.html

3/31/22
2-8 week residencies
Artcroft Center for Arts and Humanities, Carlisle KY
https://www.pittsburghartistresources.org/classified/artcroft-center-for-arts-and-humanities/

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

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

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

Fiber Art Network grants
https://fiberartnow.net/grants-2/

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

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

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

Fiber Art Network
Become a member; excellent resource
fiberartnow.net
To be featured on FAN’s Instagram:
jenmoniz@fiberartnow.net

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

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

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