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

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September 2017

2017 SPUN Innovative Fiber Exhibition

September 15, 2017 Bridgeport, CT United States

Deadline: September 15, 2017. SPUN's Innovative Fiber Exhibition 2017 will be held from October 14 - November 4, 2017; the online submission deadline is September 15.  We are very excited to announce our esteemed juror is Jeffrey Mueller, the Gallery Director of the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan CT, where he has curated over 100 exhibitions. Mr Mueller is also adjunct professor of Art History at Western Connecticut State University. Artwork may not be longer than 60" on any…

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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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Home Exhibit – Call for Art

October 7, 2017 Belmont, MA United States

Deadline: October 7, 2017. Interiors/Exteriors A sense of place / A state of mind Exhibition dates: October 19 - December 7, 2017.  

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UNCOMMON THREADS 2017

October 15, 2017 St. Charles, IL United States

Art to Wear Show, Luncheon and Boutique. Opportunities for garment and accessories artists.

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World Tapestry Now Call for Entry

October 15, 2017 ,

Deadline: October 15. Juror Włodzimierz Cygan will select a large and diverse selection of tapestries to present an international compendium of artists working in the medium of contemporary, hand woven tapestry. The intention of this show is to include not only artists who work within more traditional definitions of tapestry, but also those artists whose work expands upon the core principles of the medium as it explores new techniques and processes. Tapestries of any size are welcome.

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November 2017

CALL FOR APPLICANTS : Work in Progress Residency

November 13, 2017 Brooklyn, NY United States

Deadline: November 6, 2017. Work in Progress (WIP) is a window into the studio practice of contemporary artists and designers that engages the public in a dialogue with the field of textiles. The selected artist will take over TAC Manhattan’s store-front window for one month and (re)create an active studio of their work. Displays will feature tools, materials and their artwork in various stages of progress. The program focuses on engaging the public with the work of textile artists and give…

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December 2017

Hygge – Creating Sanctuary

December 1, 2017 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 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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Digital Textile Designer

January 8 Schaumburg, IL United States

Adjunct Instructor needed for digital textile design class and surface design independant study for Winter quarter.

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Fiber Artist Fellowship at Quilting by the Lake

January 15 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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