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Call for Events and Call for Instructors

Complete listing of requests for submissions to textile competitions, exhibits, conference workshop proposals, and academic papers. Calls for entries and calls for instructors are added on a regular basis. If your event is not shown here, please add the information directly using the Add Event link.

Fiberart International 2019 Call For Entry
September 25, 2017   through   October 31, 2018

       Fiberart International 2019 Call For Entry   website

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 the fiber medium. The exhibition is recognized around the world as a benchmark that documents trends and innovations in the field. The goal of the exhibition is to include innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other creative disciplines. The exhibition runs May 10 to August 23, 2019 Jurors: Sonya Clark, American artist. Barbara Luderowski is an American artist and museum administrator. Jane Sauer is an internationally known artist and curator. Entry Deadline: 8/31/18 ($45 entry fee) Details are found by navigating to the supplied CaFe link.

360 Xochi Quetzal: Free Artist Residency in Mexico.
January 30, 2018   through   July 29, 2018

       360 Xochi Quetzal: Free Artist Residency in Mexico.   website

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. Apply through CAFÉ, Visit our website for more detailed information: Learn more on our Facebook group page 360 Xochi Quetzal, Twitter and Instagram @360xochiquetzal or write to us at

Fiber Forward
April 6, 2018   through   April 8, 2018

       Fiber Forward   website

Fiber Forward The Art of Knit and Crochet. Knit and/or crochet artisans are invited to submit work for a juried exhibition during the 2018 Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival April 6 - 8. Submissions can be two-dimensional or three-dimensional pieces including wearables. The Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival attracts over 4,500 attendees from a wide geographic area. The show will highlight how knit and crochet involve creativity, process development and artistic awareness. Awards will be given for different techniques of knit and crochet mediums. Jurors will be the keynote presenters for the Festival. Sponsored by Artisans of Knit and Crochet. Fiber Forward, Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival, David Lawrence Center, Pittsburgh PA. Deadline for submissions is February 15. See website for details

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