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 (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.

March 10, 2020
Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie NY
May 16-June 21, 2020

March 11, 2020
Right to Vote
Hera Gallery, Wakefield RI
May 16-June 13, 2020

March 13, 2020
Women’s Work
Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings MT
May 23-Aug. 2, 2020

March 15, 2020
Flying High: Our Fine Feathered Friends (quilt show)
Texas Quilt Museum, LaGrange TX
May 2020-Aug. 2023 (not a typo)

March 15, 2020
d’Art Center, Norfolk VA
April 7-30, 2020

March 16, 2020
Arc Studios & Gallery, San Francisco CA
May 16-June 13, 2020 (scroll down)

March 17, 2020
In the Abstract
Site:Brooklyn, NY
May 1-30, 2020

March 21, 2020
Signs of the Times
Ceres Gallery, New York NY
May 27-June 30, 2020

March 22, 2020
Intertwined, A Juried Fiber Arts Exhibition
Dayton Society of Artists, Dayton OH
April 24-May 16, 2020

March 24, 2020
Biblio Spectaculum
Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs NY
May 16-June 19, 2020

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

March 28, 2020
Form Not Function: Quilt Art
Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany IN
May 23-Aug. 1, 2020

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

April 6, 2020
Expressions 2020
Marin Society of Artists, San Rafael CA
May 21-June 13, 2020

April 14, 2020
On the Surface
June 18-July 16, 2020
Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro MA

April 15, 2020
Material Identity
Artworks Center for Contemporary Art, Loveland CO

April 17, 2020
Fiber & Folk: Art Americana
Arts Alpharetta, Alpharetta GA
May 4-July 10, 2020

April 24, 2020
Fiber Forward 2020
Guilford Art Center, Guilford CT
June 12-July 19

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

May 1, 2020
Just Like a Woman
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, South Yarmouth MA
June 3-14, 2020

May 8, 2020
The Fine Art of Denim
Monmouth University Pollak Gallery
June 17-Aug. 14

June 1, 2020
Proud + 2020
The Studio Door, San Diego CA
July 3-25, 2020

August 10, 2020
The Gallery @ Paragon, Phoenixville PA
Sept. 4-30, 2020

September 1, 2020
Reclamation: Artists Books on the Environment
San Francisco Center for the Book, CA
May-Sept. 2021

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

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

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



March 15, 2020
Residency for emerging artists
Brewhouse Association, Pittsburgh PA

June 1, 2020
Solo exhibition proposals
Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati OH

August 31, 2020
Artist in Residence Program
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, CA

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 Now magazine
Ongoing call for articles

Surface Design Association
Become a member; excellent resource

Fiber Art Network
Become a member; excellent resource