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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.

Call For Entry: All Things Considered 9: Basketry in The 21st Century
August 21, 2016   through   February 15, 2017

       Call For Entry: All Things Considered 9: Basketry in The 21st Century   website

The National Basketry Organization (NBO) invites submissions for the biennial juried exhibition: All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century. This exhibition will be held in conjunction with the NBO 2017 Biennial Conference and we are pleased to welcome Lloyd Herman as the juror. The NBO All Things Considered exhibitions have become an important record of artistic work within traditional and contemporary basketry. They are unique in their focus on basketry and in their inclusion of the full range of work being executed by well-known and emerging artists. The goal of the exhibition is to showcase benchmarks of excellence in traditional and sculptural basketry that demonstrate superior technique and original concept and design. NBO encourages both established and emerging artist to submit work. Submissions will be evaluated on concept, design, technique, craftsmanship and creative exploration.

Genesee Valley Quiltfest
January 1, 2017   through   April 1, 2017

       Genesee Valley Quiltfest   website

Price to enter show: $10 daily, weekend pass $20, Senior price $8 daily, weekend pass $16, Group 10 or more, discounts available (preregister - see website) Show info: over 600 quilts, professional judging, cash prizes, over 60 vendors, workshops, lectures, daily events, exhibits, raffle quilt to benefit Finger Lakes Quilts of Valor, largest quilt show in New York State.

Call For Artists - Needle & Thread
January 24, 2017   through   February 27, 2017

       Call For Artists - Needle & Thread   website

GALLERY ONE VISUAL ARTS CENTER announces their third national juried exhibition titled NEEDLES AND THREAD. February 27, 2017. Entries of fiber work will be accepted from across the nation and juried by Mandy Greer for inclusion in a month-long exhibition, April of 2017 in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg. Opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events will be offered to select artists to accompany the exhibition. $1000 in awards will be distributed by the juror and an exhibition catalog will be created. Gallery One houses four art galleries and NEEDLES AND THREAD will be featured in the Main and the Mezzanine Galleries.

The Everett Quilt Show
February 1, 2017   through   March 31, 2017

       The Everett Quilt Show   website

A quilt show with open entries, non-members $10 per quilt, wearable art or accessories. Judged and non judged categories for traditional and art quilts.

Dimensional Expressions 2017
April 4, 2017   through   April 30, 2017

       Dimensional Expressions 2017   website

Artful Dimensions Gallery invites you to apply to Dimensional Expressions 2017, a National Juried 3-Dimensional Art show. Applications are due Feb. 28, the show will be held in our beautiful gallery in Fredericksburg, VA during the month of April.

Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo 2017
July 14, 2017   through   July 16, 2017

       Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo 2017   website

Call for Entry for Craft Expo 2017, a juried show of fine craft featuring 180 nationally recognized artists to be held July 14-16, 2017 on the scenic and historic Guilford, CT Green. Event is held outdoors in tents, with works in 15 media categories, including wearable and non-wearable fiber. Works must be handmade in the USA or Canada, individually or with a limited number of assistants. Application deadline is 1/9/16. Online application here:

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