Calls for Entry

August and September 2019

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

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

August 5, 2019
Color 2019
3 Square Art Gallery, Ft. Collins CO
Sept. 12-Oct. 18, 2019

August 26, 2019
Women in Art 2019
Harlan Gallery/Seton Hill University, Greensburg PA
Oct. 1-31, 2019
For info email:

August 31, 2019
The Boys Are Back in Town (men artists only)
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum
Jan. 20-April 18, 2020

August 31, 2019
A Show of Heads
Limner Gallery, Hudson NY
Oct. 17-Nov. 9, 2019

August 31, 2019
2019 FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Socially and Politically Engaged Art
Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City TN
Sept. 30-Dec. 13, 2019

September 10, 2019
Excellence in Fibers V (Fiber Art Now)
Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon MI
Dec. 12, 2019-March 15, 2020
and in catalog in Winter 2019/2020 Fiber Art Now

September 12, 2019
Reused and Recycle
Site: Brooklyn, NY
Nov. 1-30, 2019

September 15, 2019
Craft Forms 2019
Wayne Art Center, PA
Dec. 6, 2019-Feb. 1, 2020

September 29, 2019
Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition
Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton TX
Feb. 7-May 9, 2020

September 30, 2019
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, CA
Oct. 25-Dec. 1, 2019

October 11, 2019
Between the Threads
Webster Arts, MO
Nov. 12-Dec. 20, 2019

October 13, 2019
Art Quilt Elements 2020
Wayne Art Center, PA
March 29-May 2, 2020

October 15, 2019
American Tapestry Biennial 13
American Tapestry Alliance, Lacey WA
June 19-Jan. 10, 2020

October 18, 2019
AQS Quilt Week
Ocean Center, Daytona Beach FL
Feb. 26-29, 2020

Nov. 8, 2019
AQS Quilt Week
March 25-28, 2020
Lancaster County Convention Center, PA

November 14, 2019
By Hand: An International Biennial Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition
Blue Line Arts, Roseville CA
Jan. 3-March 7, 2020

December 1, 2019
The Artist as Quiltmaker XIX
Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, Oberlin OH
May 16-July 26, 2020

January 4, 2020
Century of Women’s Progress Story Quilt Challenge
Craneway Pavilion, Richmond CA and online
March 21 & 22, 2020

January 7, 2020
For Your Consideration
Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh membership show
At the Brew House Association
February 21-March21, 2020

January 10, 2020
Vision 2020
Traveling exhibition
March & April 2020

January 29, 2020
Small Expressions 2020
Handweavers Guild of America, Suwanee GA
July-Aug., 2020

February 1, 2020
13th International Biennial of Textile Art
Ivano-Frankivs’k, Ukraine
May 28-June 10, 2020

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



September 15, 2019
Call for solo exhibitions 2020
Smith College, Northampton MA

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

Pittsburgh Artist Registry
Register and post your work for free

Fiber Art Now magazine
Ongoing call for articles

Surface Design Association
Become a member; excellent resource

Fiber Art Network
Become a member; excellent resource