Calls for Entry

This is a list of exhibition opportunities that focus on and feature
art quilts, wearable art, and art cloth.

To submit a show to be listed here, please use this Calls for Entry Form.

Art Quilt Shows are listed by:
Entry deadline; Title; URL; Show dates
r=receive by date; p=postmarked; o=online; i=international entries accepted

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This list focuses on exhibition opportunities that feature art quilts, wearable art, and art cloth. You can find lists of all media shows that also include textiles in many other places including:
https://www.callforentry.org/
http://www.entrythingy.com/forartists_calls
http://theartguide.com/calls-for-artists
http://artdeadline.com/
http://www.fonsandporter.com/events_quilt_shows.html (list of quilt shows)

February

Feb? 2020
Movies and Musicals: Hooray for Hollywood (IQF Long Beach, CA)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

Feb? 2020
Art Deco Inspired Quilts (IQF Long Beach, CA)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

Feb? 2020
Art Nouveau – Craft as Art  (IQF Long Beach, CA)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

Feb? 2020
Best of the West Coast Guilds: Award-Winning Traditional Quilts  (IQF Long Beach, CA)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

Feb? 2020
Quilting as Therapy  (IQF Long Beach, CA)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html

Feb 1, 2020
MQX Quilt Festival New England (Manchester, NH)
https://www.mqxshow.com
Apr 15 – 18, 2020

Feb 1, 2020 (SAQA global)
MOSAIQA spotlight auction (Toronto, Canada)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6807
Feb 7, 2020 ship – work will be auctioned

Feb 1, 2020 (mail entry)
Quilt Local (St. Petersburg, FL)
http://www.suncoastquiltingcircle.org
Mar 3 – 21, 2020 (ship+show)

Feb 1, 2020
13th International Biennial of Fibre Art “Scythia” (Ivano-Frankis’k, Ukraine)
http://www.scythiatextile.com/events-2020-2021.html
June 2 – 16, 2020

Feb 1, 2020 online until limits are reached: non-juried
Vermont Quilt Festival Show: Color my World
http://www.vqf.org
June 24 – 27, 2020

Feb 4, 2020 (call opens)
Hands All Around (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Feb 4, 2020 (call opens)
The Math and Science of Quilts (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Feb 4, 2020 (call opens)
School House Quilts (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Feb 5, 2020 o
AQC Challenge: Going Green (Melbourne, Australia)
https://aqc.com.au/enter-our-aqc-challenge/
April 16 – 19, 2020

Feb 7, 2020
Fiber 2020 (New Canaan, Ct)
https://silvermineart.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/FIBER-2020-Pros-1.pdf
Mar 20 – May 20, 2020 (ship+show)

Feb 9, 2020
Quilt Visions 2020 (San Diego CA)
quiltvisions2020.com
Sep 20, 2020 – Jan 15, 2021

February 10, 2020
Indiana Heritage Quilt Show
http://www.ihqs.org
Feb 24 – Mar 9, 2020 (ship + show)

Feb 12, 2020
Vistas along the Appalachian Trail Yardage Exhibit (Knoxville, Tn)
https://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/
July 24 – 27, 2020

Feb 16, 2020  international entries accepted
Fantastic Fibers 2020 (Yeiser Art Center, Paducah KY)
https://www.theyeiser.org/gallery/call-for-entries/
Apr 4 – May 30, 2020 (ship+show)

Feb 20, 2020
Wonder of Eyes – Eyes of Wonder (Melbourne, Australia)
https://www.wonderofeyes.com
Mar 20, 2020 (donation for fundraiser)

Feb 20, 2020 (SAQA Ct)
Local Color: Rails, Roads & Rivers (Ct)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6572
March – October 2020

Feb 25, 2020 (call opens)
Landscape Quilts (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Feb 26, 2020
Seasons of the Smokies Wearable Art Exhibit (Knoxville, TN)
https://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/
July 24 – 27, 2020

Feb 29, 2020 (SAQA global)
Beyond the Mirror (Houston, TX)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6322
May 31, 2020 traveling through 2023

Feb 29, 2020 (SAQA Pa)
Textiles in Translation  (Williamsport, PA)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6459
Apr 15 – Jul 30, 2020

Feb 29, 2020 O (SAQA virtual gallery)
No Limits!
http://www.saqa.com/calendar.php?ID=9
Virtual Online Gallery on SAQA website

Feb 29, 2020 (SAQA Or)
Habitat (Oregon)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6376
Apr 21 – 30,2020, traveling through 2022

2021 Verona, Italy
Verona Tessile
http://www.veronatessile.it
2021

2020
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (Golden, CO)
https://www.rmqm.org/call-for-entries.htm
2020

March

Now through – Dec 31, 2022
United We Quilt: Sewing Justice
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=5533
Online Exhibition

Now through 2025
Art In Embassies (worldwide)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6870
Ongoing exhibition in American Embassies Worldwide

March 1, 2020
Backyard Escape (Bethesda, MD)
http://sacredthreadsquilts.com/html/backyard.html
April 10, 2020 – traveling TBD

Mar 1, 2020
SAQA Journal Member Gallery
Theme: Techy Savvy
http://www.saqa.com/calendar.php?ID=9
publication

Mar 1, 2020
Color to the Rescue , Quilting Daily readers challenge
https://www.quiltingdaily.com/color-rescue-reader-challenge/
Mar 20 – Sep 15, 2021 (ship+display & publication)

March 3, 2020 (call opens)
Fine China (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

March 3, 2020 (call opens)
Hands All Around (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Mar 15, 2020
Celebrate Fiber (Albuquerque, NM)
http://www.fiberartsfiesta.org
Apr 3-4, 2020

Mar 1, 2020 (African American Quilters)
SANKOFA (North Charleston, SC)
https://northcharlestonartsfest.com/african-american-fiber-art-exhibition/
April 29 – June 19, 2020

Mar 20, 2020
AQS Quilt Week (Lancaster the Nook)
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/
July 3 – Aug 5, 2020

Mar 28, 2020
Form Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie (New Albany, IN)
http://carnegiecenter.org/exhibitions/2019-form-not-function-quilt-art-at-the-carnegie/
May 9 – Aug 17, 2020 (ship+show)

Mar 30, 2020 – intention to enter deadline
World of Wearable Art (New Zealand)
https://www.worldofwearableart.com/competition/
Jun 16 ship, Sep 25 awards + travel or exhibit 2021

March 31, 2020  on-line
Everett Quilt Show 2020, Everett Washington
https://www.everettquiltshow.com
May 1-2, 2020

March 31, 2020 (European and Middle East Members)
Wide Horizons VII European Patchwork Meeting
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6800
Sep 1, 2020 – Sep 2021

March 31, 2020
Flying High: for the Love of Birds (Texas Quilt Museum)
http://texasquiltmuseum.org/assets/flying-high—submission-information.pdf
May 20 – Aug 2023 (ship + travel)

March 31, 2020
North X Northwest: Women’s Work (Yellowstone Art Museum)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6259.
May 15 – Sep 2, 2020 (ship+show)

Mar 31, 2020
Quiltfest Greenville, SC
https://www.quiltfest.com/upcoming-shows-and-events/quiltfest-greenvillle-sc/
Apr 14 – May 7, 2020 (ship+show)

2020
New Mexico Fiber Crawl
http://www.nmfibercrawl.org
May 2020

March 31, 2020 o
ARTextures Concours (France)
http://www.francepatchwork.com
May-June 2020

2021 (GA residents)
Georgia Celebrates Quilt Show (Marietta, GA)
https://ecqg.com
2021

Many of the following listings have not yet been updated. Please read carefully as the information may be outdated or inaccurate. If you are involved with one of these shows (or just feel like helping out) it would be wonderful if you could fill out the information for these shows on  this Calls for Entry Form.

April

April 1, 2020
Hoffman Challenge
https://hoffmancaliforniafabrics.net
June 25 Travel through April 2021

Apr 1, 2020 (SAQA regional)
Midwest Views (Marshfield, WI)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6799
Sep 1, 2020 – 2022

Apr , 2021
2021 Interchange – threads connect (Johannesburg, South Africa)
http://festival.quiltsouthafrica.co.za
June 17 – 21, 2021

April , 2021
Genesee Valley QuiltFest (Rochester, NY)
http://geneseevalleyquiltfest.com
June 4-6, 2021

April 2, 2020 *
Fiber Celebration 2020 (Fort Colins, CO)
http://www.nocoweaversguild.org/fiber-celebration/
May 29 – July 12, 2020 (ship+show)

Apr 3, 2020  (PAQA-S members)
ARTQUILTS: insights (Cary, NC)
http://paqa-south.org
May 13 – June 29, 2020

Apr 4, 2020
Every Quilt is a Story (Gardenerville, NV)
http://quiltshow.cvqg.com/quilt-entries
May 29 – June 17, 2020 (ship+show)

April 3, 2020
AQS Quilt Week Grand Rapids
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest
July 17 – August, 2020 (ship+show)

Apr, 2020
Utah Quilting & Sewing Marketplace (Sandy, UT)
https://www.downunderdiversions.com
Apr 29 – May 2, 2020 (ship+show)

April 15, 2020 o
Stitch at Home Challenge: Twenties Visions 2020 (San Francisco, CA)
https://www.sfneedleworkanddesign.org/rules-and-entry-form/
May 2020

April 15, 2019 (students, SDSA)
Future Tense (Edwardsville, IL)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6273
Sep 6 – Oct 11, 2019

April 17, 2020 (SAQA regional)
Circles and Cycles (Findlay, OH)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6682
June 1 – Aug 14, 2020 (ship+show)

April 18, 2019 o
In Full bloom (Houston, TX)
http://www.callforentriesbloom.com
May 31, 2019 – Jan 2020 or travel (ship+show)

April 18, 2019 o
Landscape Quilts (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
June 13, 2019 – January, 2020 (ship+show)

April 17, 2020
Minnesota Quilt Show & Conference (St. Cloud, MN)
MQ Quilt Show
June 11-13, 2020 (ship+show)

April 19, 2019 o
Tactile Architecture (Houston, TX)
http://www.callforentriesarchitecture.com
June 14, 2019 – January 2020 (ship+show)

Apr 24, 2020
Fiber Forward 2020: Biennial Exhibition (Guilford, CT)
https://guilfordartcenter.org/about-the-gallery/call-to-artists/
June 12 – July 19, 2020

April 25, 2019 o
Schoolhouse Quilts (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
June 21, 2019 – August 30, 2021 (ship+travel)April 25, 2019 o

April 27, 2020
Festival of Quilts: Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Awards (Birmingham, England)
https://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk
July 19 – August 2, 2020 (ship+show)

Apr 30, 2020
On the Edge (SAQA Virtual Gallery)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6953
Virtual Online Exhibition on SAQA website

Apr 30, 2020
25 Million Stitches (Sacramento, CA)
https://www.25millionstitches.com
June 5, 2020 – ongoing

Apr 30, 2020
From the City to the Fields (France)
translated site
July 2020

Apr, 2020?
Fiber National 2020 Biennial (Lorton, VA)
http://www.workhouseartscallforentry.com
2020 (ship+show)

Apr 2020?
World of Threads Festival (Oakville, ON, Canada)
http://worldofthreadsfestival.com/submissions.html
2020

May

May 3, 2019
AQS Quilt Week Fall Paducah
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/
Aug 16 – Sep, 2019 (ship+show)

May 3, 2019
Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Awards (Birmingham, England)
https://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk
July 21 – August, 2019 (ship+show)

May 4, 2020
Downright Crazy (France)
Website Translated to English
Sep 2020

May 4, 2020
Recycled Textiles (France)
Website Translated to English
Sep 2020

May 10, 2019 o
Family History in a Baltimore Album (IAF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
June 28, 2019 – August 2021 (ship+travel)

May 12, 2019 (MoFA members)
Speaking of Fibers 2019! Stories of Importance (Webster Groves, MO)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5529
Oct 8 – Dec 17, 2019 (ship+show)

May 12, 2019
The Mourning Project (wearable art)
http://TheMourningProject.com
May 12, 2019 traveling through Dec 31, 2021

May 15, 2019 online (wearable art)
ManneqART: sculpture on the human form (Laurel, MD)
http://www.manneqart.org
June 30, 2019

May 20, 2019
37th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts (Ft. Collins, CO)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6179
July 8 – sep 23, 2019 (ship+show)

May 23, 2019 o
Quilts: A World of Beauty (Houston, TX)
https://www.iqa-judgedshow.org
Aug 14 – Nov 22, 2019 (ship+show)

May 24, 2019
Festival of Quilts (Birmingham, England)
https://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk
July 21 – August, 2019 (ship+show)

May 30, 2020
Stitchfest 2020, Dairy Barn Arts Center (Athens OH)
https://dairybarn.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/STITCHFEST2020-Application-2.pdf
Sep 5-6, 2020

May 31, 2020 (SAQA regional)
A Sense of Place: Texas Landscape Art Quilts ( Abilene, TX)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6587
Aug 1 , 2020 – Dec 20, 2022

May 31, 2020 (SAQA Hawaii)
Local Color: Work by Hawaii SAQA Ohana (HI)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6999
June 15 – Aug 30, 2020

May 31, 2019 online (Australia & New Zealand residents & OZQN members world-wide)
Art Quilt Australia 2019
https://www.ozquiltnetwork.org.au
aug 30 – Dec 15, 2019 plus optional travel (ship+show)

May 31, 2019 (all SAQA)
Musica! (Natl Quilt Museum Paducah, KY)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6011
Jan 31, 2020 traveling through Dec 31, 2022

May 1 – 31, 2019
Mosaic Patchwork(English Paper Pieced)
Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum (Golden, CO)
https://media.rainpos.com/5518/2019_cfe_mosaic_patchworka.pdf
Oct 21 – Jan 18, 2020

May 31, 2019
Eye Contact
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6203
no jury: mail finished work to be received by May 31, 2019May 3, 2019

May 31, 2019
AQS Quilt Week 2019 – (Charleston, SC)
http://www.quiltweek.com/contestA
Aug 30 – Sep 27, 2019 (ship+show)

May 31, 2019 (SAQA MA/RI)
Flight of Ideas: Regional Trunk Show (Franklin, MA)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6257
May 31, 2019 – July 1, 2021

May 31, 2019 (SDA members)
Soft Borders: 2019 SDA International Exhibition in Print
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6318
July 8 – Sept 20, 2019 (ship+show)

May 31, 2019
AQS Quilt Week (Charleston, SC)
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/
Aug 30 – Sep 25, 2019

2020
Fibre Content 2020 (Burlington, Ontario, Canada)
http://www.fibrations.org
2020

June

June 1, 2020  (Aotearoa Quilters Members)
Color challenge Aqua (New Zealand)
https://www.aotearoaquilters.co.nz/challenges/
Ship by June 1 – 11, 2020 – travel   June 1, 2020  (Aotearoa Quilters Members)

Color challenge Journey (New Zealand)
https://www.aotearoaquilters.co.nz/challenges/
Ship by June 1 – 11, 2020 – travel   June 1, 2019 (SAQA FL)

June 1, 2019 Registration of Interest open now(symposium registrants only)
Auckland Quilt Symposium 2019 (Auckland, NZ)
www.quiltsymposium2019.nz
October 1- 6, 2019

June 1, 2019
Boundaries, Front Range Contemporary Quilters (Lafayette, CO)
http://www.artquilters.org/exhibits/
Aug 20 – Sep 22, 2018 (ship+show)

June 1, 2020 (Aotearoa Quilters Members)
Journey: Aotearoa Quiltsers Challenges (New Zealand)
https://www.aotearoaquilters.co.nz/challenges/
June 11, 2020  then traveling June 1, 2020

June 2, 2020
40th Annual Quilt Show, Smoky Mountain Quilters of TN
http://www.smokymtnquilters.com
July 24 – Aug 3, 2020 (ship+show)


Color challenge Aqua: Aotearoa Quiltsers Challenges (New Zealand)
https://www.aotearoaquilters.co.nz/challenges/
June 11, 2020  then traveling  

June 3, 2019* (St. Charles, IL)
Uncommon Threads: Art-to-Wear Runway Show, boutique & luncheon
http://fineline.org
September 26 / October 20, 2019 (ship / show)  

June 4, 2019
International Fiber Arts IX (Sebastpol, CA)
https://sebarts.org/visual-arts/general-information-for-artists/
August 2 – September 8, 2019    

June 5, 2020
AQS Quilt Week Charleston
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/
Aug 28 – Sep 30, 2020   June 7, 2019 (SDA juried members) Beyond the Surface (St. Louis, MO) https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6326 Aug 24 – Nov 23, 2019

June 3, 2020 (under 18yrs old)
Carrement Crazy (France)
Translated Website
Sep 2020 traveling through 2021

June 7, 2019 registration closes (St. Marie-Aux-Mines, Alsace, France)
The Opposite: 25th European Patchwork Contest
http://www.patchwork-europe.eu/index.php?language=GB
Aug 30 – Sep 13, 2019

June 14, 2019
Smoky Mt. Quilters of TN 39th Annual Quilt Show (Knoxville, TN)
www.smokymtnquilters.com
July 26 – August 6, 2019 (ship+show)

June 14, 2019
We’ve Got Personality – The Brush Art Gallery, (Lowell, MA)
http://www.lowellartshows.com/quilts/
Jul 20 – Sep 23, 2019 (ship+show)

June 14, 2019
“10x10x10x Tieton 2019” (Tieton, WA)
https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5095
Aug 10 – Oct 6, 2019

June 15, 2019 (SAQA AK members)
Art Cloth North IV
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6385
Aug 15 – Nov 1, 2019 (ship+show)

July 21, 2019
The Festival of Quilts 2019 (Birmingham, England)
http://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk
Jul 8 – Aug 4, 2019

June 30, 2019 (SAQA)
Aloft
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6272
Exact dates TBD

June 30, 2020 (SAQA)
Special Exhibition, SOFA (Chicago, IL)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6955
Aug 31 – Nov 8, 2020

June 30, 2019
Wisconsin Quilt Expo – Alliant Energy Center (Madison, WI)
http://quiltexpo.com/quiltcontest
September 5 – 7, 2019   2019
FIBER ART IX International Biennial Fiber Arts Exhibition
http://www.surfacedesign.org/events-exhibits/exhibits/ 2019    

2019
Voices, the 11th annual Quilt Alliance Contest, Exhibition & Auction
https://quiltalliance.org/contest/2017contest/
2019?  

2019 o
upcoming National Center for Atmosphereic Research
http://www.artquilters.org/exhibits/
July 2020  

June 5, 2020
AQS Quilt Week (Charleston, SC)
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/
July 31 – Oct 2, 2020  

2020
National Center for Atmospheric Research, FRCO
http://www.artquilters.org/project/upcoming-exhibits-may-2018/
July 2020

July

July 1, 2019 (SAQA IL/WI)
Blues and Other Hues
http://www.saqa.com
July 1 – October, 2019

July 1, 2019
Bobb Ross Cherrywood Challenge 2019
http://cherrywoodchallengeentry.com July 27, 2019 traveling through  January 2021

July 9, 2019 (regional)
Fiber Focus 2019 – Art St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5926
Sep 10 – Nov 2, 2019 (ship+show)

July 9, 2019 *join museum + entry fee
Fiber Fusions (Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA)
http://whistlerhouse.org/index.php/exhibits/call-for-entries
Aug 3 – Nov 2, 2019

July 16, 2019 (U.S. online deadline)
World Quilt Show New England (Springfield, MA)
www.quiltfest.com
August 1-7, 2019

July 19, 2019 r (Larchmont, NY)
SPUN 2019 (Bridgeport CT)
www.SPUNfiberexhibit.com
Sep 2 – 14, 2019 (ship+show)

July 20, 2019 (QBL participants only)
Quilting By the Lake (Auburn NY)
http://www.schweinfurthartcenter.org
July 14-26, 2019

Jul 21, 2020 (SAQA regional)
Edges (Lowell, MA)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6638
Sep 30 – Dec 14, 2020 (ship+show)

July 25 2019
Jacksonville Quiltfest 2019
http://www.quiltfestjax.com/
September 19-21, 2019  

July 26, 2019 15th Annual Quilt Nihon Exhibition (Japan)
https://www.jhia.org/project/nihonten?lang=en
2020 – award winners held until Sep 2021  

July 26, 2019 o, r, i
Pacific Northwest Quilt and Fiber Art Festival (Everett, WA)
https://www.qfamuseum.org/quilt–fiber-arts-festival-2018.html
Sep 6 – Nov 27, 2019 (ship+show)  

July 31 2019
Border Wall Quilt Project (traveling)
http://borderwallquiltentry.com
and early entries can be shipped in early june
Donate 8″ x 16″ brick shaped quilts for traveling exhibit  

July 31, 2019 (SDA members)
Small Works (St. Louis, MO)
https://www.surfacedesign.org
Sep 1 – Dec 15, 2019  

July, 2020 o
Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival (Telluride, CO)
https://www.manyhandsfiberartsfestival.org/2018-artists-artwork-registration/
July, 2020 (ship+show)  

July

July 1, 2019 (SAQA IL/WI)
Blues and Other Hues
http://www.saqa.com
July 1 – October, 2019  

July 1, 2019
Bobb Ross Cherrywood Challenge 2019
http://cherrywoodchallengeentry.com July 27, 2019 traveling through  January 2021  

July 9, 2019 (regional)
Fiber Focus 2019 – Art St. Louis (St. Louis, MO)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5926
Sep 10 – Nov 2, 2019 (ship+show)

July 9, 2019 *join museum + entry fee
Fiber Fusions (Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell, MA)
http://whistlerhouse.org/index.php/exhibits/call-for-entries
Aug 3 – Nov 2, 2019

July 16, 2019 (U.S. online deadline)
World Quilt Show New England (Springfield, MA)
www.quiltfest.com
August 1-7, 2019

July 19, 2019 r (Larchmont, NY)
SPUN 2019 (Bridgeport CT)
www.SPUNfiberexhibit.com
Sep 2 – 14, 2019 (ship+show)

July 20, 2019 (QBL participants only)
Quilting By the Lake (Auburn NY)
http://www.schweinfurthartcenter.org
July 14-26, 2019

July 25 2019
Jacksonville Quiltfest 2019
http://www.quiltfestjax.com/
September 19-21, 2019  

July 26, 2019 15th Annual Quilt Nihon Exhibition (Japan)
https://www.jhia.org/project/nihonten?lang=en
2020 – award winners held until Sep 2021  

July 26, 2019 o, r, i
Pacific Northwest Quilt and Fiber Art Festival (Everett, WA)
https://www.qfamuseum.org/quilt–fiber-arts-festival-2018.html
Sep 6 – Nov 27, 2019 (ship+show)  

July 31 2019
Border Wall Quilt Project (traveling)
http://borderwallquiltentry.com
and early entries can be shipped in early june
Donate 8″ x 16″ brick shaped quilts for traveling exhibit  

July 31, 2019 (SDA members)
Small Works (St. Louis, MO)
https://www.surfacedesign.org
Sep 1 – Dec 15, 2019  

July, 2020 o
Many Hands Fiber Arts Festival (Telluride, CO)
https://www.manyhandsfiberartsfestival.org/2018-artists-artwork-registration/
July, 2020 (ship+show)  

August

Jan 2019
Emerging Artist Showcase
https://fiberartnow.net/exhibition-opportunities/
Fiber Art Now Publications Opportunity

Aug 2019 o
Threads of Magic, 456h FASA Exhibition (San Antonio, TX)
http://www.FASAentry.org
Oct 11 – Nov 15, 2019

August 1, 2019 (wearable art show)
Uncommon Thread’s: Essomenia (Baton Rouge, LA)
https://www.batonrougegallery.org/uncommon-thread
September 13, 2019

August 2, 2019 o
Quilts = Art = Quilts (Auburn, NY)
http://www.qaqentry.org
Oct 26, 2019 – January 5, 2020

Aug 8, 2019 o
Wearable Art Market (Woodmere, OH)
www.zapplication.org
Oct 13, 2019

Aug 12, 2019
Sew They Say: Pennsylvania Nat’l Quilt Extravaganza (Oaks, PA)
http://www.quiltfest.com
Sept 12 – 15, 2019

Aug 15, 2019
NorthWest Quilting Expo (Portland, OR)
http://www.nwquiltingexpo.com/enter-your-quilt.htm
Sep 26 – 28, 2019

Aug 12, 2019
37th Asheville Quilt Show (Asheville, NC)
http://ashevillequiltguild.org/entry-form-rules/
Sep 27 – 29, 2019

Aug 23, 2019
Threads of Magic, 45th Annual Juried Fiber Art Exhibition, FASA (San Antonio, TX)
www.fasaentry.org
Oct 4 – Nov 18 2019

Aug 27, 2019
Quilty Pleasures: Pacific International Quilt Festival (Santa Clara, CA)
http://www.quiltfest.com
Oct 17 – 20, 2019  

Aug 31, 2019 (SAQA regional)
Information Overload: escaping the 21st Century Maze
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6467
TBD through Nov 31, 2021

Aug 31, 2019 (OK residents only)
Fibreworks 2019 (Tulsa, OK)
http://fiberartistsok.org
Oct 4 – Nov 24, 2019 (ship+show)  

Aug 31, 2019 (all SAQA)
Opposites Attract (Australasian Quilt Convention)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6156
Dec 31, 2019 traveling through Dec 2023    

Aug 31, 2019 o (men only)
The Boys are Back in Town (Golden, CO)
https://www.rmqm.org
Jan 20 – Apr 18, 2020  

Aug 31, 2019
Sister Artists (Washington DC, then auctioned)
http://quiltforchange.org/quilt-for-change-exhibits/sister-artists/
Finished quilt shipped by August 31, 2019 – exhibit then auction       

September

check this calls for entry list https://fiberartspgh.org/membership/calls-for-entry/

Sept 9, 2020  (opens May 1, 2020)
Quilt National 2021 The Dairy Barn Arts Centre (Athens, OH)
http://dairybarn.org
Sept 2, 2021

Sep 7, 2019 o (Sequim, WA)
Irresistible Esthetics – Beauty, Absorption, & Ideology
http://fiberartsfestival.org
Sep 25 – Nov 30, 2019

Sep 10, 2019 o
Excellence in Fibers V (Muskegon, MI)
http://www.fiberartnowentry.com/
Dec 12, 2019 – March 15, 2020 +Publication

Sep 12, 2019
Form and Function: Fiber Arts for the 21st Century (San Jose, CA)
http://sjquiltmuseumentry.org
Oct 16, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020 (ship+show)

Sep 14, 2020
Fiber III, a National Juried Exhibition (Fredericksburg, VA)
https://libertytownarts.com/calls-for-artists/
Sep 29 – Nov 1, 2020

Sep 15, 2019
Craft Forms 2019 Int’l Juried Exhib. Of Contemporary Fine Craft (Wayne, PA)
http://www.craftformsentry.org
Nov 18, 2019 – Feb 1, 2020

Sep 18, 2019
46th Mid-States Craft Exhibition (Evansville, IN)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6917
Oct 16, 2019 – Mar 20, 2020 (ship+show)

Sep 29, 2019
33rd Annual Materials: Hard + Soft (Denton, TX)
https://dentonarts.com/mhscall
Jan 5, 2020 – May 23, 2020 (ship+show)

Sep 30, 2019
Art Quilts XXIV From Ordinary to Extraordinary
http://www.chandlercenter.org
Nov 15, 2019 – Jan 3, 2020  

Sep, 2019 Sebastpol, CA
International Fiber Arts VIV (biannual)
www.Surfacedesign.org
2019

Call opens in September o
Traditional Midwest and Canadian Quilts (Chicago, IL)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Spring 2019

Sep, 2020  online
Sacred Threads  (Herndon, VA)
http://www.sacredthreadsquilts.com/html/callForEntries.html
2021

 

October

Oct 1, 2019 (SAQA GA, SC)
A Thread Runs Through It (Carrolton, GA)
saqa.com
Jan 14 – april 25, 2020

Oct 1, 2019
Textile Festival 2020  (Pieterskerk in Leiden, Netherlands)
https://www.textielfestival.nl/competition/
May 13-16, 2020

Oct 2, 2020
The New Quilt (Windsor, NSW, Australia)
https://quiltnsw.com/exhibitions/the-new-quilt/
Jan 15 – Apr 30, 2021

Oct 1, 2019
Beyond Boundaries (Baarle Nassau)
https://www.surfacedesign.org
Apr 20 – June 21, 2020

Oct 2, 2019
On Wisconsin Fiber Arts Biennial (WI)
https://www.wiquiltmuseum.com/call-for-entries
Nov 4 , 2019 – Feb 2, 2020

Oct 2, 2019 r and o
Road 2 California, (Ontario, CA)
http://www.road2ca.com/
Nov 29, 2019 – Feb 3, 2020

Oct 13, 2019, o 
Art Quilt Elements 2020 (Wayne, PA)
http://www.artquiltelements.org
March 29 – May 2, 2020

Oct 18, 2019
AQS Quilt Week 2019 – (Daytona Beach, FL )
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest
Jan 24 – Feb 29, 2020

Oct 31, 2019 (Cumberland, MD)
A Stitch to Wear: Wearable Art Competition & Exhibition
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6750
Dec 7 – 28, 2019

Oct 31, 2020 (SAQA Regional)
Floridian Flavors: Characters, Culture, and Cuisine (St. Petersburg, FL)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6806
Mar 26, 2021 – Apr 2022 traveling

Oct 31, 2019 (SAQA MT/ID)
A Story I Love 
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6374
Sep 15, 2019 – Sept 30, 2021 traveling show

Oct 2, 2020
The New Quilt (Windsor, NSW,  Australia)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6237
Jan 15, 2021 – Apr 30, 2021

November

Nov 1, 2019 (SAQA JAM GA/SC)
Jam Session (carleton, GA)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6414
Feb 21 – Apr 2, 2020

Nov 1, 2019 (SAQA GA/SC)
JAM Session (Carrolton, GA)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6414
Feb 14 – Apr 2, 2020

Nov 3,  2019  (WI residents only, non-juried, mailed or drop off)
Fourth Biennale (Cedarburg, WI)
http://wiquiltmuseum.com
Nov 21, 2019 – Feb 2, 2020

Nov 3, 2019 (Fuller Craft Museum members)
2020 Biennial Members Exhibition, Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton, MA)
https://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1609
Jan 3 – Nov 13, 2020

Nov 4, 2019 r, o
New Quilts From an Old Favorite: Wheel of Fortune
https://quiltmuseum.org/education/contests/new-quilts-old-favorites/
Dec 6, 2019 – Jan 31, 2022 (traveling)

Nov 4, 2019 (WI artists)
On Wisconsin Fiber Arts Biennial (Cedarburg, WI)
https://www.wiquiltmuseum.com/call-for-entries
Nov 21, 2019 – Feb 2, 2020

Nov 8, 2019
AQS Quilt Week  (Lancaster, PA )
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest
Feb 21 – Mar 28, 2020

November 14, 2019
By Hand: An International Biennial Fine Craft Competition & Exhibition
Blue Line Arts, Roseville CA
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6565
Jan. 3-March 7, 2020

Nov 14, 2019
Craft Noubeau (Roseville, CA)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6565
Jan 3 – Mar 7, 2020

Nov 24, 2019 (Textile Study Group members)
The Gold Standard of Fiber and Textile Art (NY, NY)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6788
Jan 28 – Feb 25, 2020 (ship+show)

Nov, 2019 registration to enter deadline
Biennale Internationale d’Art Textile 2020 (Beaujolais, France)
http://www.loisirs-beaujolais.fr/Biennale-d-Art-Textile-en
April, 2020
2020
Focus: Fiber 2021 (Kent, Ohio)
2021

Nov 30, 2020 (SAQA Global)
Light the World (European Patchwork Meeting – France)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6841
2021 TBD

December

Dec 9, 2019
Applique Mini Quilt Challenge (print publication)
https://curatedquilts.com/blogs/news/applique-mini-quilt-challenge-call-for-entries
Publication

Dec 15, 2020
Crossroads – The Grand National Fibre Art Exhibition 2021 (Frederiction Canada)
https://www.grandnationalfibreartexhibition.com
Apr 30 – June 24, 2021

Now through – Dec 31, 2022
United We Quilt: Sewing Justice
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=5533
Online Exhibition

January

Jan 2, 2020 r (mail in photo)
Double Vision: Dallas Quilt Show 2020* (Dallas, TX)
http://www.quiltersguildofdallas.org/show_event_entries
March 4-18, 2020 (ship+show)

Jan 3, 2020 (SAQA Canada)
Color with a U (Kitchener, ON)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6362
March 15 – Apr 19, 2020  plus travel 2023

Jan 4, 2020
Century of Women’s Progress Story Quilt Challenge (Richmond CA)
https://www.centuryofwomensprogress.com
March 21 – 22, 2020 and also online through February 2020

Jan 5, 2020 (call opens)
Fine Feathered Quilts (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Jan 5, 2020 (Visions Members)
Wild Comfort (San Diego, CA)
http://visionsartmuseum.org/call-for-entries/
Jan 5 – April 18, 2020 (ship+show)

Jan 7, 2020 (call opens)
In The American Tradition  (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Jan 11, 2020
Ancient (Springfield, OR)
https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6880
Feb 28 – Apr 18, 2020 (ship+show)

Jan 14, 2020 (call opens)
Tactile Architecture (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Jan 15, 2020
Contemporary Fiber in Florida 2020 (St. Petersburg, FL)
https://floridacraftart.org/artist-opportunities/contemporary-fiber-in-florida-2020/
March 3 – May 4, 2020 (ship+show)

Jan 19, 2020 (call opens)
Harry Potter Quilts (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Jan 21, 2020
Stitch Your Art Out:Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival 
https://www.quiltfest.com
Feb 11 – Mar 3, 2020 (ship+show)

Jan 21, 2020 p & online
Mid-Atlantic Quilt & Wearable Art competition (Hampton, VA)
http://www.quiltfest.com/
Feb 11 – March 3, 2020 (ship+show)

Jan 22, 2020
Fashion Art Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
http://fashionarttoronto.ca
Apr 15-20, 2020

Jan 28, 2020 (call opens)
In Full Bloom  (IQF Houston, TX)
http://quilts.com/enter-a-quilt.html
Oct, Nov 2020

Jan 29, 2020
Small Expressions (Knoxville, Tn)
https://weavespindye.org/calls-for-entry/
July – August, 2020 

Jan 31, 2020 (SAQA global)
Ebb & Flow (Houston, TX then travel)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6323
May 31, 2020  traveling through 2023

Jan 31, 2020 r (Canadian Citizens)
Quilt Canada 2019 (Ottowa, ON)
http://njs.canadianquilter.com
Jun 18 – 20, 2020

Jan 10, 2021 o
Sacred Threads (Herndon VA)
http://sacredthreadsquilts.com
July 2021 traveling through 2023

Jan 31, 2021 (SAQA Global)
Connections (IQF Houston, TX)
http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=6952
AugMay 31, 2021 – 2024 travel