Calls for Entry

September & October, 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 (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


*NOTE: Please check each show to determine its current status in light of Covid-19. Shows may be cancelled, postponed, or moved online.*

(Note: for Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members-only shows, go to

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

Sept. 6, 2020
2020 Botanical
Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
Oct. 1-31, 2020

September 7, 2020
The Gallery @Paragon, Phoenixville PA
Oct. 2-31, 2020

September 9, 2020
Quilt National ‘21
The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens OH
May 28-Sept. 6, 2021

September 10, 2020
Art Expo New York 2020
Pier 34, NY NY
October 1-4, 2020

September 11, 2020
Abstract Only! 10th Anniversary Exhibit
Wailoa Center, Hilo HI
Oct. 2-28, 2020

September 13, 2020
Material II
D’Art Center, Norfolk VA
Oct. 10-Nov. 7, 2020

September 13, 2020
1st Annual Fiber Exhibition
Kansas City Stockyards Gallery, MO
Oct. 16-Nov. 13, 2020

September 13, 2020
At Midnight
Art on 30th, San Diego CA
Oct. 31-Nov. 28, 2020

September 14, 2020
Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco CA
Nov. 21-Dec. 19, 2020

September 14, 2020
Fiber III
LibertyTown Arts Workshop, Fredericksburg VA
Oct. 2-Nov. 1, 2020

September 15, 2020
CraftForms 2020
Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA
Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 30, 2021

September 15, 2020
Greenwich Art Society 103rd Annual
(Guggenheim curator juried)
Bendheim Gallery, Greenwich Arts Center, CT
Sept. 30-Oct. 24, 2020

September 19, 1010
Unmasked: Portraiture in a Pandemic
ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
Oct. 28-Dec. 19, 2020

September 23, 2020
Old Myths, New Stories
Curtis Cultural Arts Center, Greenwood Village CO
Nov. 7-Dec. 23, 2020

September 30, 2020
Materials: Hard + Soft
Greater Denton Arts Council, Denton TX
Feb. 5-May 8, 2021

October 2, 2020
The New Quilt
Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, Windsor, NSW Australia
Feb. 5-April 4, 2021

October 5, 2020
Another Moment in Time
Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild, Cutchogue, Long Island, NY
Oct. 31-Nov. 10, 2020

October 16, 2020
We the People
Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle PA
Jan. 8-30, 2021

October 20, 2020
River Oaks Arts Center, Alexandria LA
Nov. 13, 2020-Feb. 6, 2021

November 1, 2020
The Healing Power of Art
Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles IL
Jan. 8-Feb. 6, 2021

November 1, 2020
Crocker Kingsley 2021
Jan. 8-Feb. 20, 2021
Crocker Art Museum, Roseville CA

November 15, 2020
The Violet Protest
Phoenix Art Museum, AZ
Spring 2021
+ 50 fiber squares sent to each member of Congress

November 9, 2020
The Gallery @Paragon, Phoenixville PA
Dec. 4, 2020-Jan. 30, 2021

January 8, 2021
Art Quilts: Going Forward
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary NC
March 26-May 7, 2021

January 29, 2021
Small Expressions
Handweavers Guild of America
July 2021-June 2022 (on tour)

April 2, 2021
Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonak NY
July 10-Sept. 19, 2021

February 5, 2022
Mixed Media Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022

February 12, 2022
Yardage Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022

February 26, 2022
Wearable Art Exhibit & Fashion Show
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022

March 4, 2022
Basketry Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022


International Quilt Festival, Quilts Inc.

United We Quilt: Sewing Justice
Online forum for progressive quilters/artists

December 31, 2020
Exhibition proposals
Textile Center, Minneapolis MN
Open scheduling

December 31, 2025
Art in Embassies
Various dates and locations worldwide

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

Bi-annual open call
The Hopper Prize
Monetary prizes and digital exposure

No deadline
Proposals for monthly gallery exhibitions
Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery, Upper Burrell PA

Pittsburgh Artist Registry
Register and post your work online for free

Fiber Art Network
Become a member; excellent resource

Fiber Art Now magazine
Ongoing call for articles

Surface Design Association
Become a member; excellent resource

SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates)
Another excellent organization