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

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July 2018

What Knot? Juried Fiber Show

July 23 Richmond, CA United States

California Artists! The Richmond Art Center is partnering with Northern California Surface Design Association to present a juried fiber exhibition, 'What Knot?' The exhibition dates are September 11-November 16, 2018, with a deadline for entries Monday, July 23. Juror for the exhibition will be Camille Ann Brewer, Curator of Contemporary Art at George Washington University and the Textile Museum in Washington, DC. California artists whose work uses fiber materials or techniques, especially those with contemporary interpretations of traditional processes, are…

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360 Xochi Quetzal Free Fiber Artist Residency in Mexico

July 29 Jalisco, Mexico

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE Artist Residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. The deadline for our Winter Fiber Residency Program is Sunday, July 29, 2018 (for the December 15, 2018 - January 14, 2019 residency). 2018 Fiber Residency welcomes International fiber artists working in all fiber mediums.

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August 2018

Fiberart International 2019

August 31 Pittsburgh, PA United States

CFE Deadline: 8/31/18. Fiberart International is produced by FIBERARTS GUILD OF PITTSBURGH, INC., a non-profit, member supported organization that promotes the appreciation of fiber art and fosters its creative development and continuance. Since 1967, the Fiberarts Guild has sponsored juried exhibitions that bring innovative contemporary works of art in fiber from around the world to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Fiberart International 2019 seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art and invites submissions that reflect a wide range of works related to…

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September 2018

Craft Forms 2018

September 18 Wayne, PA United States

The 24th international juried exhibition is dedicated to enhancing the public’s awareness of contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and emerging artists alike to share their functional and sculptural creative endeavors. Open to all professional artists working in clay, fiber, quilt, glass, metal, jewelry, wood, 3D printing, and/or mixed media crafts. Deadline: September 14, 2018. Extended deadline: September 18, 2018. Exhibition dates: December 7, 2018 - January 26, 2019.

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November 2018

Focus: Fiber 2019

November 2 Kent, OH United States

Focus: Fiber 2019 is a biennial national juried exhibition of contemporary fiber art.  This exhibition is co-sponsored by the Textile Art Alliance of the Cleveland Museum of Art (TAA), and Kent State University Museum. Focus: Fiber 2019 will be held March 1 to July 28, 2019 at Kent State University Museum in Kent, OH. Artists living in the U.S. may submit up to 3 entries. All work must be either fiber in content or executed in a fiber related technique. Innovative two-…

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February 2019

3D Expression

February 28, 2019 ,

Deadline: February 28, 2019. This exhibit will feature contemporary 3D artworks exclusively. The 3D artworks may be, but are not limited to wearable art, dimensional quilted items, vessels, and sculptural works. Wall-hung artwork will be allowed but must be 3-dimensional per the depth requirements listed above. There will be no video submissions. Each accepted artwork will be displayed appropriately and to its best advantage. Be creative in showing how textile art can expand both into the third dimension and in…

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