Carrie Miller, “(Pass) Through” (detail)

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October 2017

Complexity 2018: Innovations in Weaving, Call for Entry

October 1, 2017-January 15, 2018 Reno, NV United States

Enter: October 1, 2017 - January 15, 2018 Exhibition: May 29 - July 13, 2018 Complex Weavers biennial members' exhibition.

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December 2017

Hygge – Creating Sanctuary

December 1 St. Charles, IL United States

What is hygge (HUE-gah)? Perhaps the Danish word 'hygge' is not meant to be translated; it is meant to be felt. The concept of hygge can be thought of as a warm glow, a feeling of comfort and contentment, a deeply satisfying feeling of well-being, and an indulgence in all the good things and people in one's life. It includes the sharing of stories about ideas, history, culture and the things we create. Hygge is personified by making the ordinary…

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January 2018

FULL-TIME FACULTY POSITION IN FIBER AND MATERIAL STUDIES

January 8, 2018 Chicago, IL United States

The Department of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position, beginning August 2018. Rank and salary are competitive with peer institutions and are commensurate with quality of practice, scholarship, and current academic research, extent of teaching experience, and current professional standing. More information about this position can be found at http://www.saic.edu/about/jobsatsaic/facultypositions/full-timefacultypositions/

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Fiber Artist Fellowship at Quilting by the Lake

January 15, 2018 Syracuse, NY United States

Deadline: January 15, 2018. The Fiber Artist Fellowship seeks to provide early-career fiber artists the opportunity to learn new techniques and skills while engaging with a vibrant community of artists from all over the world. Each fellow is awarded two weeks of workshops, housing, and meals (lunch and dinner) during Quilting by the Lake (July 15-27, 2018) in Syracuse, NY. While many of the workshops focus on quilting and surface design- fiber artists of all media are welcome to apply.

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Small Expressions

January 29, 2018 Reno, NV United States

Deadline for online entry Jan. 29, 2018. Annual juried international exhibit featuring high quality, contemporary small-scale works using fiber techniques in any media. Not to exceed 15 inches in any direction.

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February 2018

Call for Artists – Biomimicry – re-defining nature through art

February 1, 2018 St. Charles, IL United States

Artists are invited to submit original artwork for the 'Biomimicry - re-defining nature through art' exhibit to be held at the Kavanagh Gallery of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois. This show is open to all mediums. Open to all artists who reside and work in the United States Deadline for application February 1, 2018 Exhibit runs April 2 - May 12

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The Playa mixed media exhibit

February 5, 2018 Reno, NV United States

Deadline for online entry: Feb. 5, 2018. HGA, Inc. sponsors this international juried exhibit featuring high quality, contemporary works created in any material using any fiber technique.  

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Truckee River yardage exhibit

February 12, 2018 Reno, NV United States

Deadline for online entry: Feb. 12, 2018. HGA, Inc. sponsors this international juried exhibit featuring lengths of woven, constructed and/or embellished yardage.    

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Great Basin basketry exhibit

February 19, 2018 Reno, NV United States

Deadline for online entry: Feb. 19, 2018. HGA, Inc. sponsors an international juried exhibit featuring functional or nonfunctional, traditional or nontraditional forms in basketry techniques.  

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City Lights, Festive Nights fashion show and exhibit.

February 26, 2018 Reno, NV United States

Deadline for online entry: Feb. 26, 2018. HGA, Inc. sponsors this international juried exhibit featuring wearable arts fashions.

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