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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.

10x10x10xtieton 8th Annual Call For Works
March 21, 2017   through   June 16, 2017

       10x10x10xtieton 8th Annual Call For Works   website

Now in its 8th year, 10x10x10xTieton asks artists from all over the world to submit works no larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches. All exhibited works are published in a fully illustrated, hand bound exhibition catalogue, made right here in Tieton. Every accepted artists gets one free copy.

Call For Entries: Nightvisions 2017
April 4, 2017   through   July 29, 2017

       Call For Entries: Nightvisions 2017   website

NightVisions is an art exhibition that celebrates the beauty of the night sky. As humans are increasingly afraid of the dark they are unable to enjoy it’s beauty. NightVisions hopes to help close the gap between humans and the night. Showing for the sixth time, this international juried biennial exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older, and to artwork in any media; 2-dimensional, 3-dimensional, poetry, photography, video, installation, etc. The exhibition is produced by the Flagstaff Arts Council in partnership with the Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition.

2017/18 – Gifts of Art - Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
April 13, 2017   through   May 31, 2017

       2017/18 – Gifts of Art - Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan   website

The Gifts of Art program at Michigan Medicine is seeking submissions for solo and group exhibitions for the 2017/18 exhibit year. Our nine 2-D and 3-D galleries throughout the medical center are viewed by approximately 10,000 people a day and serves a diverse community of visitors, faculty, staff, students, patients and families. Notifications sent to artists - July 15, 2017.

360 Xochi Quetzal Winter 2017 Artist Residency
May 9, 2017   through   July 30, 2017

       360 Xochi Quetzal Winter 2017 Artist Residency   website

360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a FREE artist and writer’s residency located on Lake Chapala, Mexico. The deadline for our Winter Residency Program is Sunday, July 30, 2017 (for the December 14, 2017 - January 13, 2018 residency). International visual artists, writers, playwrights, photographers, dancers, new media makers and musicians can apply through CAFÉ, Visit our website for more detailed information: and our Facebook group page 360 Xochi Quetzal or write to us at

The Festival of The Thread
May 17, 2017   through   July 1, 2017

       The Festival of The Thread   website

The 4th Annual 2017 "Festival of the Thread" is calling for original fiber, fabric, thread, yarn, mixed media textile works executed by the artist to be entered for a juried exhibition to be held September 1, 2 & 3, 2017. Artists must be from Montana, Idaho and Wyoming. Entry deadline is July 1th. All art must be for sale. $25.00 entry fee for up to 5 works, 25% commission on works sold. Visit for submission guidelines. Sponsored by the Shane Lalani Center for the Arts in Livingston, Montana - Gateway to Yellowstone National Park. This September Festival will include the Festival of the Thread Textile Exhibition Artist Opening Friday evening, fashion show, and live performance of “You Never Can Tell” by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks Saturday evening. Contact:

The Artist As Quiltmaker Xviii
June 1, 2017   through   November 27, 2017

       The Artist As Quiltmaker Xviii   website

FAVA’s 18th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts May 13 - July 28, 2018. U.S. and Canadian artists may enter up to 3 works. Juror: Emily Zilber; The Ronald C. and Anita L. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Entries accepted June 1 – November 27, 2017 at Firelands Association for the Visual Arts, 39 S. Main St. Oberlin OH 44074

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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