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

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February 2018

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

February 1 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 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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The Eleventh Annual Caroline and H. McCoy Jones Memorial Lecture

February 10 1:30 pm-3:30 pm San Francisco, CA United States

Through rare examples of traditional dress and adornment, this lecture will explore centuries of cross-cultural encounters in the Arabian Peninsula. Culled from private collections in Saudi Arabia, they include exceptional examples from the Kingdom’s coastal region of Hijaz, home to historically cosmopolitan urban centers such as Mecca, Medina and the port city of Jeddah. Image credit: (detail) Courtesy of Marwah Al-Mugait, Avant Garde Arabia Series, 2011  

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Truckee River yardage exhibit

February 12 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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Allied Craftsmen of San Diego/Artifacts

February 17-July 8 Oceanside, CA United States

All media show with fiber artists Aline Fisch, Charlotte Bird, Polly Jacobs Giacchina, Kathy Nida. Image:  Sedna by Charlotte Bird (member of SDA) 48”h x 30”w Photo Credit: Eric Nancarrow

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Great Basin basketry exhibit

February 19 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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FiberFest

February 24 LaConner, WA United States

FiberFest 2018 Saturday, February 24, 2018, 10 AM-4PM FREE! FiberFest is a free, one-day dale event of unique fabrics, yarns, textiles, embellishments, and tools for the quilt and fiber artist. Finished products will also be available, such as wearable art or handmade scarves. This event features both established and newly-emerging textile and fiber artists you won’t find in the stores! Also featuring a great “Make & Take” activity that’s lots of fun. The event is a benefit of the Pacific…

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City Lights, Festive Nights fashion show and exhibit.

February 26 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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Call for Art – 2018 Korea Bojagi Forum

February 28 Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Deadline: February 28, 2018. Artists inspired by Bojagi are invited to send slides for jurying into the Bojagi and Beyond exhibition at the 2018 Korea Bojagi Forum May 31-June 3 in Seoul, Korea. We seek reinterpretations of this traditional art form that test its boundaries and go beyond. Accepted entries will be featured in the Forum exhibition and full-color catalog. Slide entries due: Feb. 28 2018. Juror notification: March 15 2018 For complete information, visit http://www.koreabojagiforum.com/ or email 2018kbf@gmail.com

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March 2018

Growing Color: Natural Dyes from Plants

March 8 9:00 am-4:00 pm Asheville, NC United States

Conference on growing dye plants with keynote Michel Garcia.

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