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“REJUVENATION” at First United Methodist Church, Boulder, Colorado

Exhibit Description: Rejuvenation: What does it mean to you? How do you rejuvenate? Where do we witness Rejuvenation in nature?

The show will hang at First United Methodist Church located at 1421 Spruce Street in Boulder, Colorado from Aug 28th to September 24th, 2016.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://frcqentry.org

Online Entries: July 1, 2016 - July 20, 2016

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Fiber Art Now | Studios on View

“Give us your unkempt, your disheveled, your inspirational work spaces…”

Dates: Open for submissions for future issues.

Some artists consider their studios an integral part of enhancing their creative process. Others view their work environment as secondary or irrelevant to the outcome. Some create best in a tidy, organized space, while others work in an inspiring chaos.

Where do you stand? Weigh in by sharing your thoughts and images of your studio with the readers of Fiber Art Now. A special On View featuring some of these Studio Views will appear ina future issue.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://fiberartnowstudios.com

No deadline. Ongoing submission opportunity.

Coming in 2017

ARTQUILTSrespite

April 20 – June 24, 2017
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, Cary, NC

Respite
A short period of rest or relief from something difficult, stressful, unpleasant, painful, emotional, or exerting. A way to escape, even if for a fleeting moment. Relief is found in reflection, prayers, meditation, physical movement or creative outlets. Courage is found with companionship, a change in circumstance or attitude or taking time to breathe. With a lull, or timeout, we gain strength to continue. We invite you to take break, then share your interpretation of respite in art quilt form.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://paqa-south-juried.org

Online Entries: January 1, 2017 -February 10, 2017

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Referencing Fiber

Exhibit to be hung at the Pflugerville Library, 1008 W. Pfluger Street, Pflugerville, Texas. www.pflugervilletx.gov

Objective: To promote and educate the general population in the diversity of talent and interests in textile art; including mixed media, paper arts, knitting, quilts, embellishment, all aspects of surface design, weaving, wearable art, felting, art dolls, and crocheting.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://austinfiberartistsentry.com

Online Entries: July 1, 2016 - August 19, 2016

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Gems of the Ocean

Gems of the Ocean is a juried show presented by Ocean Artistry, (oceanartistry.org) a division of the 501(c) 3, non-profit, Polly Plumb Productions, Yachats, Oregon. The show is March 10-11-12, 2017 in Yachats, Oregon.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://oceanartistrycall.com

Online Entries: December 15, 2016 - January 15, 2017

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QuiltCon 2017 – Savannah, GA February 23-26, 2017

QuiltCon includes a juried quilt show featuring modern quilts by members of the Modern Quilt Guild.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://quiltconentry.com

Online Entries: July 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016

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The Nude Figure will present a survey of contemporary responses to the nude to illuminate resonances between traditions of imagining the figure and the artist's personal experience. The theme of mirroring is a metaphor for the persistence of the nude as a theme in art and our shared visual understandings of the body. Entries are being accepted in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, fiber, glass and mixed media.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://waynefigureentry.org

Online Submissions: May 1, 2016 - September 12, 2016

Coming in 2017

Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles

Interpretations: Conversations is an international juried exhibition presented by Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles, October 21, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Visions Art Museum is a program of Quilt San Diego, a non-profit organization, established in 1985 to promote contemporary quilts and quilt artists. The jurors will select work that exemplifies innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in composition and craftsmanship. Cash awards will be presented at the Opening Reception, October 21, 2017. A full color publication will accompany the exhibition.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://visionsinterpretations.com

Online Submissions: January 1, 2017 and January 31, 2017

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Quilts=Art=Quilts is an international juried quilt exhibition at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, New York. The Art Center has been a longstanding proponent of quilts as a visual arts medium and has been presenting quilts in a gallery setting since 1981.

Jurors select quilts based on overall quality of design, visual impact and originality. Prizes are awarded, including $1,000 for Best of Show.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://qaqentry.org

Online Submissions: June 25, 2016 - July 25, 2016


 

 

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Craft Forms 2016

The 22nd international juried exhibition is dedicated to enhancing the public's awareness of contemporary craft while providing a venue for established and emerging artists alike to share their functional and sculptural creative endeavors.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://craftformsentry.org

Online Submissions: March 1, 2016 to September 14, 2016

 

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Quilts: A World of Beauty 2016

The objective of the Judged Show is to promote and encourage the art and appreciation of quiltmaking. We strive to encourage excellence in quiltmaking and to educate quilters and the general public by presenting the finest examples of traditional and contemporary quilts that the members can produce by:

Providing an exhibition and competition to spotlight the current work of IQA quiltmakers; and Rewarding excellence in design and craftsmanship through the presentation of awards based on qualified and impartial judging.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://iqajudgedshow.org

Online Submissions: March 2, 2016 to May 27, 2016


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FOCUS: FUNCTION | Excellence in Fibers 2016

Because of the vast response to the first Excellence in Fibers exhibition, we have established a more refined approach for Excellence in Fibers 2016, to better identify the range of the makers and their intent. Therefore, we have established five categories to narrow the entry focus. The final exhibition catalog will be expanded to make a larger publication and include more of the selected works. Prizes will be given in every category. This will allow for a more comprehensive exhibition and increased opportunities for the artists.

There will be a $300 prize for each category, with a $600 Best of Show prize chosen from all entries. This more than doubles the available prizes compared to EIF 2015. In each category, 12 works will be selected. This is twice the number of selected works as EIF 2015.

The function emphasis on EIF 2016 puts the focus on the maker's intentions and can incorporate the vast range of fiber mediums.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://fiberartnowentry.net

Online Submissions: March 6, 2016 to October 1, 2016

www.fiberartnow.net

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The Emerging Artist Showcase is an opportunity for emerging artists to get their work shown and build their resume. Fiber Art Now is interested in seeing the latest techniques and ideas from emerging fiber artists and showing them to the world.

What is the Emerging Artist Showcase?
The Emerging Artist Showcase gives emerging artists the opportunity to have their work shown in Fiber Art Now , international magazine for contemporary fiber art & textiles. The final selection of works will be curated by Marcia Young, editor-in-chief and will be shown in the Fall, 2016 issue of Fiber Art Now , which will be released September 1, 2016 and sold on over 600 newsstands in the US, Canada, and the UK.

Prospectus and to enter:

http://fiberartnowentry.com

Online Submissions: February 1, 2016 to August 1, 2016

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Cherrywood Fabrics

Lion King Fabric Challenge

Let our luscious hand-dyed fabric tempt you into creating something fit for a king! Be inspired by the stunning artistry, vibrant colors and exhilarating choreography of Broadway’s Award-Winning Best Musical, THE LION KING.

Prospectus and to enter:

cherrywoodchallengeentry.com

Online Submissions February 1 - July 1, 2016

 

 

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We are launching a primitive and folk-art quilts exhibit at the 2016 Fall International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas.

We are calling for the best of primitive quilts - featuring all techniques from hand-pieced & quilted to machine-done. Our Special Exhibit will showcase two categories: 1. Created from your own Original Design, and 2. Those created from a published pattern. It is our hope to spread awareness of primitive quilting, and give overdue recognition to the many gifted primitive artisans in the quilting world.

Online Registration January 15, 2016 to May 15, 2016

Prospectus and to enter:

primitivequiltsandprojectsentry.com

Hoffman Challenge

Hoffman Challenge Webpage

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Hoffman Challenge

Renewed, refreshed, and reinvented.
Hoffman Fabrics is excited to announce that we are bringing the Hoffman Challenge home with some exciting updates.

We have chosen the best of the best.

2016 marks the first time Hoffman is offering a digitally printed fabric as the Challenge Fabric, and in two versions – black and white!

Crystalia captures the beauty and magic housed within a butterfly. The exquisite color palette is sure to ignite your quilting creativity!

The 2016 Challenge Fabric is style #N4240 from the Crystalia collection. We request that 50% of your entry be made up of fabrics produced by Hoffman Fabrics, including the selected Challenge Fabric.

Prospectus and Registration:

http://hoffmanchallengeentry.com

Online Entries: January 1 - June 30, 2016

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To become a member of SAQA to enter call for entries:

click here.

Use discount code GBT to get 10% off your new membership

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Treasures Within, Treasures Without
SAQA AR/AL/MS/LA Region

The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies Little Rock, Arkansas September 9 – December 31

All current SAQA members of the AR/AL/MS/LA region, as well as those who list this region as their second region, are invited to submit work for our third regional juried show.

The theme, "Treasures Within, Treasures Without," may be interpreted in a number of ways: treasures that can be found only by deep exploration, those that are instantly visible, those that are man-made, those that only nature can create. We invite you to interpret this theme as you wish, telling us a story with your art.

Prospectus and Registration:
http://saqacallforentrytreasures.com

Online Entry: July 5 - August 2, 2016

Quilts, Inc

Open to All

www.quilts.com

 


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Texas Guilds Award Winning Quilts

We would like to invite you and your guild to participate in this exciting exhibit focusing on the Texas traditional quilter. Simply submit the winning traditional quilts from your last guild show to be considered for inclusion in the exhibit. Quilts must have been made between January 2013 and July 2016.

callforentriestexasguilds.com

Entry Dates: May 1 to July 1, 2016


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Modern Quilts

Modern quilting is a new twist on the traditional art of quilting that is rapidly gaining interest from the next wave of quilters. Modern quilts and quilters:

  • Make primarily functional quilts but place a large emphasis on the design and art of quilt making
  • Use asymmetry in quilt designRely less on repetition and on the interaction of quilt block motifs
  • Contain reinterpreted traditional blocks
  • Embrace simplicity and minimalism
  • Utilize alternative block structures or lack of visible block structureIncorporate increased use of negative space
  • Are inspired by modern art and architecture
  • Frequently use improvisational piecing
  • Contain bold colors, on trend color combinations and graphic prints
  • Use gray and white as neutrals
  • Reflect an increased use of solid fabrics
  • Focus on finishing quilts on home sewing machines

callforentriesmodernquilts.com

Entry Dates: April 17 to June 17, 2016


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Traditional Mid-west and Canadian Quilts

International Quilt Festival/Chicago plans to showcase traditional quilts and their makers in a special exhibit, Traditional Mid-west and Canadian Quilts. This exhibit will be one of the highlights at International Quilt Festival, April 6–April 8, 2017. This exhibit is open to any quilter who lives in the Midwest states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and the provinces of Manitoba and Ontario in Canada. The quilt must be made between January 2014 and February 2017.

http://callforentriesmidwestguilds.com

Online entries from December 1, 2016 to February 3, 2017


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Mod Squad Quilts

You are invited to participate in this exciting exhibit focusing on the Modern Quilt! To enter, please submit a Modern Quilt, created in the last three years, that demonstrates the beauty of a non-traditional, but functional quilt. The modern twist may be pieced or appliquéd. This exhibit is open to anyone who lives in the Midwest area and the provinces of Manitoba and Ontario in Canada; no guild membership is required. Quilters must be from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Manitoba or Ontario.

http://callforentriesmodsquad.com

Online entries from December 1, 2016 to February 3, 2017

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Sacred Threads

The 2017 exhibit of Sacred Threads featuring quilts with stories in Healing, Grief, Peace/Brotherhood, Joy, Inspiration and Spirituality

Prospectus:

sacredthreadsquilts.com/html/callForEntries.html

Online Entry: October 1 - December 31, 2016