Tapestry Call for Entries

To submit Tapestry Call for Entries,  email ATA’s webmistress. Please send the name of the opportunity, the deadline for submission, a website, if available, and contact information.

Alibay and Saule Bapanov, "Lady Knight," 2006, 61" x 31"

Alibay and Saule Bapanov, “Lady Knight,” 2006, 61″ x 31″

Tapestry Call for Entries

  • 11 Baltic Mini Textile Gdynia 2019

Deadline: October 30, 2018 Baltic Mini Textile Gdynia is organized by Gdynia City Museum every three years for professional artists from Poland and abroad. The Competition is organized as a review of contemporary practice in the field of textile miniatures made is various techniques in order to select the best works and present them at a post-competition exhibition at Gdynia City Museum as well as at the post-competition exhibition at the Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź (Poland). Selected works, chosen from those donated to the collection of Gdynia City Museum, will also be exhibited in Germany. Visit the Baltic Mini Textile Gdynia for more information.

  • International Textile Art Biennial-3rd Edition

Deadline: November 1, 2018 The “Kunststichting Perspektief vzw” (Art Foundation KSP) is proud to announce the 3rd edition of the International Textile Exhibition, a biennial international open-submission textile art exhibition aimed at attracting the creations of contemporary textile art from all over the world. Visit the Kunststichting Perspektief website for details.

  • Focus: Fiber

Deadline: November 1, 2018  Focus: Fiber is a national biannual fiber competition, sponsored by Textile Art Alliance a member group of Cleveland Museum of Art.  The show runs from March 1 to July 29, 2019 at the Kent State University Museum. The juror is Nami Yamamoto.  Enter at Café’s CallforEntry.org.

  • The 4th Cordis Prize for Tapestry 

Deadline: January 11, 2019 (application opens 1 October 2018) The 4th Cordis Prize awards £8000 to an ambitious and skilled use of tapestry weaving techniques. The Prize is intended to attract international submissions, especially those that reference traditional Gobelin techniques, though the works need not be wholly constructing using the method. Juried tapestries will be on view at the Inverleith House Gallery at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh from 16 March–27 May 2019. Visit the Cordis Prize website for more information and application details. 

  • Fiber Art – 100 Years of Bauhaus

Deadline: March 31, 2019 (application opens 1 October 2018) Being in the Center of Silicon Valley, California, and having roots in Germany, Art Ventures Gallery is looking for fiber artists who will create fiber art Bauhaus style, taking technology and contemporary aspects into consideration. Read more about their Bauhaus exhibition on the Art Ventures website or download the BAUHAUS_FIBER_ART  PDF for more information.

Ongoing opportunities

  • Fate, Destiny & Self Determination

Ongoing. Co-create a tapestry installation with Line Dufour by weaving a shape that she sends to you. Visit the project website page. Email Line.

  • Artist Submissions, The Craft & Folk Art Museum Shop

Ongoing. The Craft & Folk Art Museum Shop continues museum founder Edith Wyle’s mission to share beautiful, handmade art objects from around the globe. f you think you make something that fits the Craft & Folk Art Museum Shop, we’d love to see your work. We regularly review artist submissions. To be considered for consignment shop representation, please e-mail the following to museumshop@cafam.org, with the artist’s name as the message subject:

  • Artist/process statement
  • 6 high-quality JPG images, 6 inches longest side at 300 dpi. Please do not send files over 2 MB. Images must be saved with the following file name format: Medium_Lastname_Retail Price_Image#.jpg.
  • Numbered image inventory including title, dimensions, medium, date and retail price for each image.

Visit website for more information: www.cafamshop.org

  • Fiber Art Now

Ongoing.  Fiber Art Now, a quarterly publication, is calling for articles that will support its mission to connect and inspire the fiberarts and textiles community with the most compelling work in the field.  http://fiberartnow.net/submissions/.

  • Fiber Art Calls for Entry

Ongoing. Fiber Art Calls for Entry is a blog listing current and upcoming opportunities. You can read it here or subscribe.

  • CaFÉ

Ongoing. CaFÉ calls for entry is brought to you by the Western States Arts Federation, a non-profit arts service organization dedicated to the creative advancement and preservation of the arts. To subscribe click here.