Calls for Entry

January and February 2021

This 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 www.fiberartspgh.org (Membership tab) every other month (Jan., March, May, July, Sept., and Nov.).  Additional information about upcoming exhibitions will be posted on the Fiberarts Guild Members Facebook page.

Mary Towner  mltowner2@yahoo.com

EXHIBITIONS

*NOTE: Please check each show to determine its current status in light of Covid-19. Shows may be cancelled, postponed, or moved online.*
Exhibitions that would have been online even without Covid are not listed.
For Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members-only shows, go to saqa.com/events/saqa-calls-entry
First date listed is entry deadline.

Jan. 8, 2021
Art Quilts: Going Forward
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary NC
March 26-May 7, 2021
https://www.paqa-south.org/call

Jan. 10, 2021
2021 Landscapes
Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
Feb. 4-27, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8159

Jan. 11, 2021
Make Me Laugh
Ground Floor Artists, Surprise AZ
Jan. 20-Feb. 25, 2021
https://artdeadline.com/ops/manifest6/

Jan. 14, 2021
Love…or Something Like It
Core New Art Space, Lakewood CO
Feb. 12-28, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8318

Jan. 29, 2021
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC
April 2022-Feb. 2023
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8117

Jan. 29, 2021
Small Expressions
Handweavers Guild of America
July 2021-June 2022 (on tour)
weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry

Jan. 31, 2021
Stories from Nature
Hudgens Center for the Arts and Learning, Duluth GA
May 1-July 31, 2021
https://www.saqa.com/events/stories-nature

Feb. 1, 2021 (for exhibition)
Aug. 1, 2021 (for delivery to Congress)
The Violet Protest
Phoenix Art Museum, AZ
Exhibition: Spring 2021
And multiple fiber squares sent to each member of Congress late 2021
violetprotest.com

Feb. 3, 2021
Wearable Art
Arts Center East, Vernon CT
Feb. 19-March 13, 2021
https://www.entrythingy.com/forartists_calls?month=0&region=0&state=0&type=1

Feb. 7, 2021
2021 Women in Art
Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
March 4-27, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8162

Feb. 7, 2021
No Bigger Than a Breadbox
Emporium Center, Knoxville TN
April 2-30, 2021
https://www.knoxalliance.com/breadbox/

Feb. 10, 2021
DRAWN: 8th Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing
Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati OH
April 16-May 14, 2021
https://artdeadline.com/ops/manifest6/

Feb. 11, 2021
Interpretations 2021
Visions Art Museum, San Diego CA
Oct. 16, 2021-Jan. 2, 2022
https://www.saqa.com/events/interpretations-2021

Feb. 15, 2021
Fantastic Fibers 2021
Yeiser Art Center, Paducah KY
April 1-May 29, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8284

Feb. 19, 2021
Into the Woods
Cultural Center of Cape Cod, MA
March 31-April 25, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8117

Feb. 28, 2021
We’re Doing It ALL Wrong
Edward A. Dixon Gallery, Dayton OH
May-July, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8117

Feb. 28, 2021
Arte Natura
Limner Gallery, Hudson NY
May 13-June 5, 2021
http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/natura21.htm

March 3, 2021
11th Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit
Berkeley Art Works, Martinsburg WV
April 22-May 29, 2021
https://berkeleyartswv.org/2020/12/14/call-for-artists-11th-annual-art-earth-juried-exhibit/

March 7, 2021
The Sky’s the Limit
Las Laguna Art Gallery, Laguna Beach CA
April 1-30, 2021
https://www.laslagunaartgallery.com/upcoming-calls

Out of the Funk
Deadline for entry: March 10, 2021
Where:
Irma Freeman Center for Imagination located 5006 Penn Ave • Pittsburgh 15224 When: May 7 – May 23, 2021
Exhibition co-chairs: Jeanette McCabe and Coleen Rush – contact them at exhibitionsFGP@gmail.com
Juror: Bruce Hoffman

Fore more information and application, click HERE.

March 15, 2021
Home
Arc Gallery, San Francisco CA
May 15-June 12, 2021
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=arcsf.net?start=list

March 20, 2021
Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie
Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany IN
May 14-July 10, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=8342

April 2, 2021
Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah NY
July 10-Sept. 19, 2021
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=7502

May 21, 2021
The Art of Music and Dance
Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael CA
June 29-Aug. 1, 2021
https://www.entrythingy.com/d=sacfinearts.org?start=list

May 31, 2021
The Second Half – 50 & Older
Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach CA (+ online)
July 1-31, 2021
https://www.laslagunaartgallery.com/upcoming-calls

June 7, 2021
Fiber Arts X
Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol CA
July 31-Sept. 12, 2021
https://www.entrythingy.com/forartists_calls?month=0&region=0&state=0&type=1

June 18, 2021
Animal House 2021
Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael CA
Aug. 3-29, 2021
https://www.entrythingy.com/forartists_calls?month=0&region=0&state=0&type=1

Aug. 1, 2021 (for delivery to Congress)

(Feb. 1, 2021 for exhibition)
The Violet Protest
Phoenix Art Museum, AZ
Exhibition: Spring 2021
And multiple fiber squares sent to each member of Congress late 2021
violetprotest.com

Aug. 31, 2021
Fiberart International 2022
Pittsburgh, PA
June 3, 2022 – Aug 20, 2022
https://fiberartinternational.org/fi-2022-exhibition/
CaFé call for entry application

Dec. 8, 2021
New Quilts from an Old Favorite 2022
National Quilt Museum, Paducah KY
quiltmuseum.org

Jan. 10, 2022
Sacred Threads
Washington DC and traveling
July 14-24, 2022
https://www.sacredthreadsquilts.com/html/callForEntries.html

Feb. 5, 2022
Mixed Media Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

Feb. 12, 2022
Yardage Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

Feb. 26, 2022
Wearable Art Exhibit & Fashion Show
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

March 4, 2022
Basketry Exhibit
Handweavers Guild of America
July 28-31, 2022
http://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/

OPPORTUNITIES

Ongoing
International Quilt Festival, Quilts Inc.
quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
United We Quilt: Sewing Justice
Online forum for progressive quilters/artists
http://www.unitedwequilt.com/submit-your-work/

Jan. 6, 2021
Special Project Grant
Fiber Art Network members only
https://fiberartnow.net/grantsapp/
To join: https://fiberartnow.net/join/

Jan. 10, 2021
Joshua Tree Highlands Artist Residencies 2021
Joshua Tree National Park, Venice CA
https://www.saqa.com/events/joshua-tree-highlands-artist-residency-2021

Jan. 15, 2021
Mackinac State Historic Parks Artist-in-Residence Program
2- and 3-week residencies June-Oct. 2021
Mackinac Island, MI
Mackinac State Historic Parks Artist-in-Residence Program

Feb. 14, 2021
Yarn Bombing grant
Fiber Art Now
https://fiberartnow.net/grantsapp/

Other grants whose application period hasn’t yet opened
Fiber Art Now
https://fiberartnow.net/grantsapp/

Dec. 31, 2025
Art in Embassies
Various dates and locations worldwide
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6870

Ongoing
International Quilt Festival, Quilts Inc.
quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

United We Quilt: Sewing Justice
Online forum for progressive quilters/artists
http://www.unitedwequilt.com/submit-your-work/

Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
Great resource for artists: seminars, opportunities, etc.
www.pittsburghartscouncil.org

Bi-annual open call
The Hopper Prize
Monetary prizes and digital exposure
hopperprize.org

No deadline
Proposals for monthly gallery exhibitions
Penn State New Kensington Art Gallery, Upper Burrell PA
https://newkensington.psu.edu/art-gallery

Pittsburgh Artist Registry
Register and post your work online for free
https://www.pittsburghartistregistry.org/

Fiber Art Network
Become a member; excellent resource
fiberartnow.net

Fiber Art Now magazine
Ongoing call for articles
http://fiberartnow.net/story-submissions

Surface Design Association
Become a member; excellent resource
surfacedesign.org

SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates)
Another excellent organization
https://www.saqa.com/join-donate