Calls for Entry

April and May 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.

April 20, 2019
New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts
Ft. Collins Lincoln Center, CO
July 19-Sept. 21, 2019

April 25, 2019
Tactile Architecture AND
The Math and Science of Quilts
International Quilt Festival, Houston TX
Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2019

April 27, 2019
Arthaus Projects, Williamsport PA
July 5-27, 2019

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

May 1, 2019
Fiber Arts National Juried Exhibition
Bower Center for the Arts, Bedford VA
July 9-Aug. 17, 2019,

May 1, 2019
Interiors and Texture
The Gallery @ Paragon, Phoenixville PA
June 7 – , 2019

May 3, 2019
Images 2019 Juried Exhibition
Central PA Festival of the Arts, State College PA
July 2019

May 11, 2019
Frayed: Fiber Beyond Craft
ARC Gallery, Chicago IL
June 26-July 20, 2019

May 30, 2019
Mosaic Patchwork – English Paper Pieced Quilts
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum, Golden CO
Oct. 21, 2019-Jan. 18, 2020

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

June 4, 2019
International Fiber Arts IX
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol CA
Aug. 2-Sept. 8, 2019

June 10, 2019
Fiber & Fire Art Show
North Hills Art Center, Pittsburgh PA
June 24-July 19, 2019

July 9, 2019
Fiber Focus 2019
Art St. Louis, MO
Sept. 28-Oct. 24, 2019

July 26, 2019
International Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum,Everett WA
October 11-13, 2019–fiber-arts-festival.html

August 1, 2019
Uncommon Thread: Essomenia
Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, LA
Sept. 21- , 2019

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

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

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

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

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


May 1, 2019
Solo exhibition opportunity
Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Sewickley PA
Aug. 3-Sept. 7, 2019

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

July 31, 2019
Publication in online The Woven Tale Press magazine

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