Calls for Entry

October and November 2018

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
*First date listed is entry deadline

October 15, 2018
All Things Possible in Fiber Art
Say Si Gallery, San Antonio TX
Dec. 7, 2018-Jan. 25, 2019

October 15, 2018
Interplay: Craft, Art and Design
SoLA Gallery, Los Angeles CA
Nov. 10 – Dec. 9, 2018

October 15, 2018
Small Tapestry International 6: Beyond the Edge
American Tapestry Alliance, Orville Hanchey Gallery, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA
June 1-October 15, 2019

October 20, 2018
Craft Hilton Head: 6th National Juried Fine Art Craft
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head Island SC
Dec. 2 – 29, 2018

October 22, 2018
International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB4)
Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose CA
Jan. 21 – April 14, 2019

November 2, 2018
Focus: Fiber 2019
Textile Art Alliance of Cleveland Museum of Art and Kent State University Museum, Kent OH
March 1 – July 28, 2019

November 16, 2018
New Quilts from an Old Favorite: Oak Leaf & Reel
National Quilt Museum, Paducah KY
April 5 – July 9, 2019

November 16, 2018
Utility: Works of Functional Art
Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati OH
Jan. 24 – Feb. 22, 2019

November 25, 2018
Open call for solo exhibition
Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria VA
June 14 – Aug. 4, 2019

November 26, 2018
Art on Paper, International Juried Art Exhibition
Site:Brooklyn, New York
Jan. 18 – Feb. 16, 2019

November 28, 2018
Contemporary Sculpture: Off the Wall, Floor & Ceiling
Site:Brooklyn, New York
Jan. 18 – Feb. 16, 2019

December 3, 2018
Pushing Paper
Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis IN
Feb. 8 – April 10, 2019

December 7, 2018
Food Justice
Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA
Sept. 13, 2019 – March 20, 2020

January 8, 2019
Fissures, an exhibition of contemporary art quilts
Emerald Art Center, Springfield OR
March 5-30, 2019

January 18, 2019
Juried Visual Arts Exhibition
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh PA
June 7-16, 2019

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


October 15, 2018
Studio workspace residency
Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale NY
4-6 week residency during Feb.-June 2019

October 31, 2018
Call for new members
Art Cloth Network (juried national community of artists)

October 31, 2018
Border Wall Quilt Project
Locations and dates TBD

October 31, 2018
International call for craft artists: LOEWE Craft Prize 2019
Prize and exhibition

December 31, 2018
Accepting proposals for solo or group shows
Hoyt Galleries, New Castle PA

December 31, 2018
2019 Lydon Emerging Artist Program (LEAP)
Yearlong program for one winner
Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA

December 31, 2018
Maker Space Artist in Residence Program
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
Four 3-month residencies in 2019

December 1, 2018
Cover These Walls Building Wrap Exhibition
Accepting proposals for temporary building wrap
Palos Verdes Art Center
Spring-Summer 2019

January 10, 2019
A Celebration of Color
Juried competition and exhibit at International Quilt Festival, Chicago

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

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

Surface Design Association
Become a member; excellent resource

Fiber Art Network
Become a member; excellent resource