World Tapestry Now


World Tapestry Now Gallery      World Tapestry Now Artists       Juror, Włodzimierz Cygan’s Essay       Janis Jeffries’ Essay      

Archie Brennan’s World Tapestry Now essay     People’s Choice Voting      Order a catalog of the show


World Tapestry Now

World Tapestry Now marks the 30th anniversary of the landmark 1988 exhibition World Tapestry Today, the catalyst for ATA’s subsequent program of American Tapestry Biennial exhibitions. The juror for World Tapestry Now was the internationally regarded textile artist Włodzimierz Cygan, Professor of Textiles, Strzeminski Academy of Fine Arts, Lødz, Poland. Mr. Cygan chose 43 tapestries from a total of 302 entries received.  The exhibition is accompanied by a print catalog. Order here. The catalog includes a critical essay by Janis Jeffries, Professor of Visual Arts and Research at Goldsmiths College, University of London as well as a statement by juror Wlodzimierz Cygan.

The Teitelbaum Awards are monetary awards presented to two accepted artists. The juror for the show bestows the awards on tapestries that (s)he considers to be of exceptional aesthetic and technical quality.

First Place Award
Barbara Heller, “Tzimtzum – Transcendence”

Second Place Award
Anne Stabell, “Summer in the Woods”

People’s Choice Award

Vote for the People’s Choice Award! and become eligible to win a 5” Mini Mirrix Loreli Loom. Cast your vote by July 31, 2018. Vote here.


Order a full color catalog of World Tapestry Now.

This exhibition is supported in part by a grant from the Lenore G. Tawney Foundation.