Complete listing of fiber arts related exhibits in galleries, studios, museums and art centers including juried and non-juried shows. Exhibits are added on a regular basis. If your exhibit is not shown here, please add the information directly using the Add Event link.
Covering The Nation: The Art of The Bates Bedspread
August 5, 2016 through April 30, 2017
This exhibit brings together a remarkable array of never before exhibited examples of world famous Bates Bedspreads from the Museum's impressive and little recognized collection. Includes examples of tufting, damask, matelasse, colonial and screen-printing. "Lewiston's skilled spinners and weavers crafted Bates bedspreads, and another group, with different skills and abilities created the designs," explains Jacqueline Field, Guest Curator and textile historian. Museum open T/Th 12-4pm and by appointment. Located 35 Canal Str (off Chestnut), Lewiston 207- 333-3881
Textile Center Presents Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textural Tribute to Prince
March 9, 2017 through April 29, 2017
Textile Center presents Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textural Tribute to Prince As the first anniversary nears of the death of one of Minnesota’s most famous sons, Textile Center presents Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textural Tribute to Prince as part of our “Fiber Art: Creating Ties That Bind” series. Juried and curated by Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, this exhibit features the work of 24 quilters from around the nation, including members of the Women of Color Quilting Network. March 9 through April 29, 2017 Joan Mondale Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, March 9 6 – 8 pm Free Admission Textile Center 3000 University Ave SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
March 18, 2017 through April 28, 2017
Branch Gallery is excited to announce its upcoming exhibition, “Family Album,” featuring work by local fiber artist Pat Ahern. “Family Album” will include work from Ahern’s ten-year collection of crocheted family portraits, along with the debut of several new portraits. Each piece draws likeness from the family photographs Ahern references, along with his personal memories of each person. The portraits range from small picture frame to life size, with each figure in a different pose. Ahern chooses to depict each person in a candid moment, much like what is seen in a family album, lending a timeless quality to the imagery.
Fantastic Fibers 2017 Call For Entry
April 22, 2017 through June 17, 2017
Yeiser Art Center is now accepting entries for the FANTASTIC FIBERS 2017 international juried exhibition. One of Yeiser Art Center’s most engaging and innovative international exhibitions, FANTASTIC FIBERS seeks to showcase a wide range of outstanding contemporary works related to the fiber medium. 3 Entries maxium / $25 entry fee DEADLINE TO APPLY: February 4, 2017
The Everett Quilt Show
April 28, 2017 through April 29, 2017
Quilt Show in Everett, WA, with Opening Night Gala on Thursday night, Show Friday & Saturday 10:00-6:00, Friday night Keynote Speaker, Kathy McNeil, Classes, demos, and more! Visit website for all information.
May 13, 2017 through June 16, 2017
Branch Gallery, Inglewood (Los Angeles), California, is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibition, “Elemental,” featuring local fiber artist Deborah Weir. This exhibition will include work from Weir’s series about the four basic elements: earth, fire, wind and water. Many of the pieces explore abstract ways of depicting these elements. Weir directly responds to the Earth’s increasing temperatures, violent wind storms, rising seas, and farm land erosion through varied processes and materials. Inspired by climate change and the brutal effects it has on Earth, many of Weir’s pieces have been dyed and over-dyed to create depth in her imagery. Each piece contains numerous layers, constructed using collage, paper lamination, applique, felting, paint and other media. Finer markings are hand-stitched to add further detail in Weir’s imagery. Repurposed household plastics, bits of metal, and fabric integrate , revealing Weir’s perspective on the terror, excitement and beauty of Earth.
Genesee Valley Quiltfest
June 2, 2017 through June 4, 2017
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.
8th International Biennial Exhibition of Mini Textile Art "scythia"
June 12, 2017 through June 24, 2017
an artist can submit up to 2 art works, any textile materials, size restrictions-30x30cm, deadline for submissions is February 1, 2017. Please contact the organisers for an entry form
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