Calls for Entry

March and April 2020

Here is a list of local, regional and national exhibitions that might be of interest to fiber artists.  Wewill 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.

March 10, 2020
Margins
Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie NY
May 16-June 21, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7455

March 11, 2020
Right to Vote
Hera Gallery, Wakefield RI
May 16-June 13, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7324

March 13, 2020
Women’s Work
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings MT
May 23-Aug. 2, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6259.

March 15, 2020
Flying High: Our Fine Feathered Friends (quilt show)
Texas Quilt Museum, LaGrange TX
May 2020-Aug. 2023 (not a typo)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6814

March 15, 2020
Eccentric
d’Art Center, Norfolk VA
April 7-30, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7616

March 16, 2020
Reflections
Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco CA
May 16-June 13, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=arcsf.net?start=list#dashboard (scroll down)

March 17, 2020
In the Abstract
Site:Brooklyn, NY
May 1-30, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7524

March 21, 2020
Signs of the Times
Ceres Gallery, New York NY
May 27-June 30, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=ceresgallery.org#dashboard

March 22, 2020
Intertwined, A Juried Fiber Arts Exhibition
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton OH
April 24-May 16, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7274

March 24, 2020
Biblio Spectaculum
Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs NY
May 16-June 19, 2020
https://www.mainstreetartscs.org/bibliospectaculum.html

March 25, 2020
The Secret Garden
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, La Conner WA 98257
April 2020
qfamuseum.org

March 28, 2020
Form Not Function: Quilt Art
Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany IN
May 23-Aug. 1, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7423

Watch for:
Call for entries in April 2020
World of Threads Festival, Ontario, Canada
Oct. 24-Dec. 30, 2020
worldofthreadsfestival.com

April 6, 2020
Expressions 2020
Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael CA
May 21-June 13, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7496

April 14, 2020
On the Surface
June 18-July 16, 2020
Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro MA
https://attleboroartsmuseum.org/2020-national-juried-exhibit-on-the-surface/

April 15, 2020
Material Identity
Artworks Center for Contemporary Art, Loveland CO
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7618

April 17, 2020
Fiber & Folk: Art Americana
Arts Alpharetta, Alpharetta GA
May 4-July 10, 2020
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=artsalpharetta.org?start=list

April 24, 2020
Fiber Forward 2020
Guilford Art Center, Guilford CT
June 12-July 19
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6897

April 30, 2020
25 Million Stitches (non-juried)
Verge Center for the Arts, Sacramento CA
June 5-Aug. 15, 2020 and will travel
25millionstitches.com

May 1, 2020
Just Like a Woman
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth MA
June 3-14, 2020
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7630

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

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

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

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 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

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

 

OPPORTUNITIES

March 15, 2020
Residency for emerging artists
Brewhouse Association, Pittsburgh PA
http://brewhousearts.org/distillery/

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

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