Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Fiberart International 2019

Deadline: August 31, 2018 {ONLINE}

Fiberart International 2019
Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Exhibition: May 10 to August 23, 2019

Fiberart International 2019 is produced by FIBERARTS GUILD OF PITTSBURGH, INC., a non-profit, member supported organization that promotes the appreciation of fiber art and fosters its creative development and continuance. Since 1967, the Fiberarts Guild has sponsored juried exhibitions that bring innovative contemporary works of art in fiber from around the world to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Fiberart International 2019 seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art and invites submissions that reflect a wide range of works related to the fiber medium. The exhibition is recognized around the world as a benchmark that documents trends and innovations in the field. The goal of the exhibition is to include innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art that explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other creative disciplines.

Entry Requirements:
· Entries must be original work completed after December 31, 2016.
· All work must be either fiber in content or executed in a fiber technique. Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
· Work must be original in concept and design and not be the result of a class or workshop.
· Collaborative works will be considered as a single entry.
· Artists submitting both collaborative and individual works must apply separately. The collaborative team will be considered as a single applicant.
· Work must not exceed 8’6” (2.60m) in any single dimension.
· Artists whose installation artwork is selected must either be available to install their work or provide explicit instructions for our experienced installation staff.

Entry Fee:
$45 non-refundable for up to three (3) entries must be paid at the time of application.

The exhibition runs May 10 to August 23, 2019

Sonya Clark, American artist.
Barbara Luderowski is an American artist and museum administrator.
Jane Sauer is an internationally known artist and curator.

Visit website for more details: http://fiberartinternational.org/

Application and guidelines can be found at CaFÉ: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4691

OPEN CALL TO VISUAL ARTISTS The Ormond Memorial Art Museum

Deadline: November 27, 2017 {RECEIVE}

Open Call to Visual Artists
Ormond Memorial Art Museum
Ormond Beach, FL

Exhibition at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum is open to any artist or collaborative of artists submitting original works of art or design created within the past three years.

Professionals in ALL disciplines are encouraged to submit.

Submission Process

Media: Open to any media including but by no means limited to traditional drawing, glass, printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, painting, installation, etc.

Submissions are accepted through November 27, 2017 for review in January of 2018.

Exhibition Selection Process: Artists will be notified electronically of receipt of materials. The OMAM exhibition selection committee meets annually in January to select artists for future shows. Artists will be notified in writing upon selection by committee. No materials will be returned.

Visit website for complete details: http://ormondartmuseum.org/call-to-artists/

Ormond Beach Art Museum and Gardens
78 E Granada Blvd
Ormond Beach, FL 32176-6534

Hungarian Multicultural Center Residency Program Open Call

Deadline: November 20, 2017 {EMAIL}

HMC International Artist Residency Program
Budapest, Hungary
August - September 2018

HMC International Artist Residency Program, a not-for-profit arts organization based in Dallas, TX / Budapest, Hungary provides international artists with the opportunity to produce new works while engaging with the arts community in Budapest, Hungary. The residency is an opportunity for artists, designers, theorists, writers and curators to undertake a period of focused work at the HMC. Each residency includes accommodation, working area, and access to all resources including WIFI, workshops, artist talk, gallery walk, field trip. In selected instances, the residency may also include some basic materials stipend.

The key words of the forthcoming residencies subject: Environmental Project

Applications should consist of:

* Application form * Artist's statement/Project Description/One page resume/CV * $25 application fee by PayPal (see instruction at the end of the Application Form) * Visual Artists: Provide 5 jpg images (jpg, 300 dpi)

* Video/Performance/ Time-based Artists Link on YouTube or Vimeo.

* Curators/writers sample of written work(s). Maximum 3 pages.

Further Information and Costs:

Applications accepted on basis of availability and quality of work. Please apply for funding in your home country for financial assistance to participate in our programs.

Full details available on website: http://www.hungarian-multicultural-center.com/id105.html

Artist-in-Residence program at Weir Farm National Historic Site

Deadline: November 1, 2017 {EMAIL}or {Cloud Drive}** or {POSTMARK}
** cloud drive, such as Google Drive, Dropbox, YouSendIt, or Icloud

Weir Farm National Historic Site
Weir Farm Art Center
Wilton, CT

2018 Residency

The Artist-in-Residence program at Weir Farm National Historic Site selects artists to spend one month living and working at the park. To date, more than 200 artists from throughout the U.S., as well as Tunisia, Germany, Australia, England, India, Ireland, South Africa and The Netherlands have participated in the AIR program. Visual artists apply for one month residencies in all media and diverse artistic points of view from traditional to experimental.

The Weir Farm Art Center (formerly the Weir Farm Trust) manages the Arist-in-Residence program at the park through a five-year renewable cooperative agreement, providing logistical and financial support and program publicity.

Applications for 2018 are due November 1, 2017.

Application Information

The Weir Farm Art Center encourages mid-career visual artists of all backgrounds to apply for admission. The WFAC does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, or sexual orientation.

One deadline of NOVEMBER 1 will serve to fill vacancies for the following year.Completed applications must be postmarked or submitted digitally by NOVEMBER 1 to be considered for the following year. Notification of results will be sent six to eight weeks following the deadline.

Download: Application and Guidelines for the Artist-in-Residence program. For more information, please contact the Weir Farm Art Center at hess@weirfarmartcenter.org or 203-761-9945.

 Visit website for additional details: https://www.nps.gov/wefa/getinvolved/supportyourpark/artist-in-residence-program.htm

Sunday, October 08, 2017


Deadline: January 28, 2018 {ONLINE} or {RECEIVE}

The 2018 Workshop at Macy’s
Macy’s, Inc.
New York,NY
Spring 2018

Macy’s, Inc. is a premier omnichannel retailer with iconic brands that serve customers through outstanding stores, dynamic online sites and mobile apps. Both Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s are known worldwide, and each has its own unique identity and customer focus. Bluemercury is widely recognized as the nation’s largest and fastest-growing luxury beauty products and spa retail chain.

Macy’s, Inc. clearly recognizes that the customer is paramount and that all actions and omnichannel strategies must be directed toward providing a personalized merchandise offering and shopping experience online and in store.

Diversity is at the core of the Macy’s, Inc. approach to doing business. It touches all areas of our company. We expect our associates, our advertising and in-store presentations and the companies with which we do business to reflect the diverse multicultural marketplace we serve.

The Workshop at Macy’s, our company’s first business development program, was launched in 2011 to foster growth in the next generation of minority- and women-owned merchandise suppliers. Conducted annually, this program is a foundational element of our commitment to vendor diversity.

In 2016, our company’s purchases from minority- and women-owned businesses totaled more than $1 billion – surpassing the billion dollar mark for the third year in a row, including purchases from some of our The Workshop at Macy’s graduates.

Beginning in October 2017, Macy’s is accepting applications for The 2018 Workshop at Macy’s, which will be held in Spring 2018 in New York City. To apply, review the eligibility requirements and submit your application before 11:59 p.m. EST on January 28, 2018.

And The Workshop at Macy’s is free to qualified applicants. Yes, you read that right. To learn more and get details on how to apply, see the program overview and review the eligibility requirements.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

American Craft Council 2018 American Craft Shows

Deadline: August 11, 2017 {ONLINE}
Late deadline: August 18, 2017. A $25 fee will apply.

2018 American Craft Shows

Minneapolis, MN

February 21 - 25, 2018

March 16 - 18, 2018

April 20 - 22, 2018 - Show

August 3 - 5, 2018

The American Craft Council’s four annual, juried craft shows convene a vibrant community of more than 1,500 of the country’s most talented craft artists – ranging from those just beginning their careers to masters in the field – and reach nearly 50,000 attendees each year. Exhibiting artists represent the broad aesthetic, technical, and material diversity of the craft field, from age-old traditions to cutting-edge technologies.

Applications and Eligibility

We encourage you to apply if you produce original work in any of the following categories: basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, kaleidoscopes, leather, metal, mixed media, musical instruments, paper, stone, toys and puzzles, and wood.

New and emerging artists

ACC encourages new and emerging artists to apply. An artist may choose to check this box on the application if he/she has not exhibited in any Council show. These exhibitors, if accepted, receive special signage and are promoted through marketing efforts as “New Artist.”

Emerging artists may also consider applying to our Hip Pop program – now in its fourth year – which provides lower booth fees, smaller spaces, and more extensive exhibitor support. Visit craftcouncil.org/hippop to learn more. NOTE: The application process for Hip Pop is separate from that for traditional booths and runs on a different timeline.

How to apply

● Submit five digital images to the annual jury by midnight (PST) August 11, 2017, via Juried Art Services, the online application system (juriedartservices.com) Each application will be given one jury score for all 2018 shows.

● We encourage returning applicants to submit at least two to three images of new work. Marketing and promotional efforts focus on new pieces.

Application Fee
$15.00 processing and handling fee for each set of images
$30.00 application fee for each show you would like those images to be applied.


For questions about the show or application process, please email our staff at shows@craftcouncil.org.

Complete prospectus and link to online application on American Craft Council website: https://craftcouncil.org/shows/apply

American Craft Magazine Call for Entries

Deadline: September 8, 2017 {EMAIL}

American Craft Magazine
American Craft Council
Minneapolis, MN
February/March 2018 Career Issue

For the first (and likely only) time, American Craft magazine is issuing a call for entries. We're hoping to hear from artists who'd like to be considered for coverage in our February/March 2018 Career Issue. The goal of the issue – our first ever focusing on artists' career practices – is to share tips on the sometimes tricky business of making a living as an artist. We're looking for artists who have unique guidance to offer and are willing to be forthright about their income sources.

To be considered, please send 4 to 6 images of your work along with your resume and brief answers to following questions:
  • What is notable or unusual about how you pay your bills? (one sentence)
  • What percentage of your income do you make from what sources? (one sentence with rough percentages – include spouse, second job, teaching, etc.)
  • What's the smartest thing you've done to make your finances work? (one sentence)

With each image, please include work title, year made, materials, dimensions, and photo credits. Responses will not be published without permission; incomplete responses and those exceeding 250 words will not be considered.

Please send your response to letters@craftcouncil.org no later than Friday, September 8. The email subject line must read Feb./Mar. Career Issue. If you are chosen, you'll be notified no later than Friday, October 20.

via American Craft Council Newsletter

American Craft Council | 1224 Marshall St. NE, Suite 200, Minneapolis, MN 55413-1089

Monday, September 19, 2016

Hi Friends

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Wednesday, April 06, 2016


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Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound: Pacific Time Zone

Deadline: May 1, 2016 {ONLINE} or {RECEIVE}

Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound

The Arts Center
Corvallis, OR
August 18 – September 20, 2016

Tapestry Artists of Puget Sound (TAPS) invites artists to submit their tapestries to PACIFIC TIME ZONE. Pacific Time Zone will hang at The Arts Center in Corvallis, OR (theartscenter.net) from August 18 – September 20, 2016.


Any tapestry artist living in the Pacific Time Zone may enter. Work incorporating techniques other than tapestry will be considered as long as the primary medium is tapestry. Work must have been completed after May 1, 2013. Artists may submit up to three pieces, but a maximum of one piece per artist will be accepted.


The juror will select two tapestries for the First and Second Place Awards. The First Place award winner will receive $250 and the Second Place award winner will receive $150.


•The juror will select tapestries from digital images.
•Digital image requirements: For each entry, submit two digital images: one of the entire tapestry and one of a detail.

Visit website for complete details: tapestryartists.org

Download Entry Form: tapestryartists.org/PTZ-Entry-Form-3.pdf

Online Entry Form: tapestryartists.org/pacific-time-zone-online-entry-form