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

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March 2018

Call for Entries: Act 2: Art as a Career Sequel

March 1 Layton, PA United States

Artists find their calling at all different stages of life, some early on and others further down the road. “Act 2: Art as a Career Sequel” celebrates the determination and passion of those who have pursued an artistic path after initially choosing another career or field of study. The exhibition will be held in spring 2018 at Peters Valley School of Craft’s Sally D. Francisco. Entry Fee: There is a $25 application fee for two entries, non-refundable. Applicants may submit…

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April 2018

Fiber National 2018

April 1 Lorton, VA United States

Deadline: April 1, 2018. The Workhouse Arts Center is pleased to announce the Call for Entries for the 2nd Biennial Fiber National Exhibition. The active link is currently available at http://www.workhouseartscallforentry.com/. Fiber National showcases the best in contemporary fiber art from around the United States. All artists who use fiber or fiber techniques in their art are invited to apply. Exhibition dates are June 1 – July 29, 2018.

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48th Annual Peters Valley Craft Fair – Call for Artists

April 1 Augusta, NJ United States

150 artists. September 29-30, 2018. Juried. Indoor booths. Reduced emerging artist fees/ Wholesale options/ Limited outdoor booths. Apply through Zapplication by April 1, 2018.

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Nancy and Harry Koenigsberg Student Award for Fiber Art

April 1 ,

The winner will receive a $1,500 award and a one-year TSGNY membership. They will be honored at our June 20, 2018 TSGNY meeting in New York City and must give a 10-15 minute presentation (in person or via digital PowerPoint/Keynote file). Our meeting is a chance to network with other established artists, designers and creatives. Open to students who are enrolled at a college, school, or university in the following states: CT, DC, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA,…

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Mendocino Art Center 2018/19 Artists in Residence Program

April 11 Mendocino, CA United States

The Mendocino Art Center's Artists in Residence (AIR) Program brings both emerging and established artists from all over the country to a unique art center on the rural Northern California coast. The location provides tranquility and inspiration in a community full of local artistic talent. In addition to providing dedicated studio space and furnished studio apartments, the program provides the freedom to develop at your own pace and pursue interests in other disciplines. Our studios in Fine Art, Jewelry, Ceramics…

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May 2018

36th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts

May 7 ,

Exhibition Dates: July 6- September 1, 2018 Entry Deadline: May 7, 2018 Entry Fee: $35.00 This juried exhibition features the current work of the finest national and international contemporary quilt artists, July 6 – September 1, 2018. Art quilts accepted for exhibition will exemplify innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in artistic composition and craftsmanship. The goal of the exhibition is to recognize the world’s finest contemporary quilt artists and to advance the art form.…

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John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry Program Call for Artists

May 31 Sheboygan, WI United States

Deadline: May 31, 2018. Artists working in any discipline may apply for the Arts/Industry 2019 program. Each year, up to 12 artists are accepted for 3 month residencies in the Pottery or Foundry areas of the factory. Artists receive 24-hour access to studio space, materials, use of equipment, technical assistance, photographic services, housing, and round-trip transportation. No Entry Fee. Details: 920-458-6144 or email artsindustry@jmkac.org https://jmkac.submittable.com/submit

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June 2018

Uncommon Threads 2018

June 1 St. Charles, IL United States

Deadline for entries: June 1st, 2018. Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles, IL invites artists to jury for this Art-to-Wear Runway Show and Boutique one-day event. Runway artists must have a collection of 3-5 garments for the runway show. Boutique artists can attend the event or submit work to be sold on their behalf. Event date October 21st, 2018. See our website for more information.

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July 2018

Women’s Woven Voices

July 1 San Diego, CA United States

Deadline: July 1, 2018. An international collaborative art project that promote the empowerment of women through writing, weaving, and sharing their stories.

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Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends 2018 Call For Entries

July 21 Greenville, SC United States

Any high school student (9th – 12th grade) or undergraduate/graduate student enrolled in a fiber/textile program or independently pursuing a study of fibers/textiles in the Southeast (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee or Virginia) is eligible to apply to this juried exhibition of creative works in fiber art.

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