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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 Entries Abs 2016 Arts & Crafts Cash Awards
January 1, 2016   through   July 15, 2016

       Call For Entries Abs 2016 Arts & Crafts Cash Awards   website

CALL FOR ENTRIES Arts & Crafts Competition Cash Awards The American Bamboo Society seeks applicants for the 2016 Competition. Entry deadline: July 15, 2016. Some possible categories include, but not limited to: Using bamboo as a material or design motif, literature, fiber, clay, glass, metal, paper, wood, mixed media, book arts, drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, interior design, graphics, music, theater, and dance. For a full description of submission guidelines please log in: Email:

2016 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival Call For Entries
April 29, 2016   through   June 30, 2016

       2016 Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival Call For Entries   website

Entries are now open for the international juried and judged Quilt & Fiber Arts Festival, La Conner, WA. Seeking all types of fiber art pieces for this exhibit. Entry Deadline: June 30, 2016 Festival Dates: September 30 – October 2, 2016 Entry form and guidelines found on our website:

2016 Waterloo Arts Fest Juried Exhibition
June 3, 2016   through   July 22, 2016

       2016 Waterloo Arts Fest Juried Exhibition   website

DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2016 Waterloo Arts in Cleveland, Ohio, invites all artists residing in the US or Canada to submit artwork for the 2015 Waterloo Arts Fest Juried Exhibition. This is a unique opportunity for artists to exhibit work and receive substantial exposure during the district’s largest community event welcoming more than 5,000 attendees. Over 35 works will be exhibited in the Waterloo Arts Gallery from June 3, 2016 to July 22, 2016. Juror: Rob Lehr: Director of Marketing, Canton Art Museum & Gallery Director/Curator, Summit Artspace Gallery. AWARDS: $1,250+ Cash Awards including: Best of Show: $500. Second Best of Show: $250. Best of The Fest Awards: $250/$100/$50 Outstanding Work in Fiber Arts: $75 Sponsored by Praxis Fiber Workshop. Outstanding Work in Ceramics: $75 Sponsored by Brick Ceramic & Design Studio

Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo 2016
July 15, 2016   through   July 17, 2016

       Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo 2016   website

Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo is one of the oldest and finest outdoor craft shows in the northeast. Held at the height of the summer season on the historic Guilford, CT Green, the 59th annual exhibition features fine handmade crafts by 180 high-caliber contemporary artists from across North America. Event benefits Guilford Art Center's educational programs. Crafts must be made by hand or with the use of appropriate tools, by an individual and/or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices. Submit 5 digital images of your work. Entry deadline: January 10, 2016. See for prospectus and link to online application.

Free Artist Residency in Central Mexico
December 14, 2016   through   January 13, 2017

       Free Artist Residency in Central Mexico   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, August 7, 2016 (for the December 14, 2016 - January 13, 2017 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

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