Calls for Entry

February and March 2019

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: for Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members-only shows, go to
Online exhibitions are not listed.
First date listed is entry deadline.

February 7, 2019

Persistence: A National Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Empowerment
d’Art Center, Norfolk VA
March 9-30, 2019

February 10, 2019
Packaged, works using or about packing materials
Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati OH
April 19-May 17, 2019

February 15, 2019
Small Expressions 2019
Handwewavers Guild of America
Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance, Chamblee GA
July 12-Sept. 12, 2019

February 15, 2019
Basketry Now: 10th Anniversary Exhibit
Kentucky Museum, Bowling Green KY
July 16–Dec. 1, 2019

February 15, 2019
Fantastic Fibers 2019
Yeiser Art Center, Paducah KY
April 20-June 8, 2019

February 24, 2019
Recycle 2019
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn NY
May 11-July 7, 2019

February 28, 2019
Evolutions 2019
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden CO
July 22-Oct. 19, 2019

March 1, 2019
Nuance: Craftsmanship, Imagination and Innovation
Peters Valley School of Craft, Peters Valley NJ
April 13-May 19, 2019

March 5, 2019
2019 – Botanik (botanical inspiration)
Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
April 4-26, 2019

March 25, 2019
Exploring the Twisted Nature of All Things…Fiber Exhibit
Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, Las Vegas NV
April 18-July 15, 2019

March 28, 2019
2019 Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie [not Pittsburgh Carnegie]
Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany IN
May 24-July 29, 2019

March 31, 2019
Pattern & Abstraction
Fe Gallery, Sacramento CA
June 8–July 26, 2019

April 30, 2019
All Stitched Up
University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA
Sept. 3-Dec. 11, 2019

May 31, 2019
Eye Contact (Sacred Threads)
Vienna VA

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

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


February 15, 2019
Emerging Artist Showcase
Publication in the Spring Fiber Art Now magazine
Work not chosen will still be promoted online

March 1, 2019
Artist residencies 2019-2020
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston TX

May 12, 2019 (Mothers Day)
The Mourning Project
Traveling exhibition of baby booties to highlight infant mortality

May 17, 2019
Felt: Fiber Transformed 2019
Publication in the Summer Fiber Art Now magazine and online gallery

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