Thursday, November 01, 2007

Fiber Celebration 2008

Deadline: JANUARY 31, 2008 (POSTMARK)

Fiber Celebration
Northern Colorado Weavers Guild
May 16, - June 24, 2008

Fiber Celebration is now in its 34th year. This juried show provides a well publicized display for fiber artists and encourages members to compete with national and international peers.


All fiber media are welcome including spinning, weaving, dyeing, basketry, sculpture, felting, quilting, papermaking, knitting, beading, crocheting, and embroidery.

All fiber artists may submit up to three (3) items. All items must be original, not executed under supervision, and completed within the last two years. Misrepresented items will be returned.


  1. Functional Two & Three Dimensional
    Household pieces meant to be used, i.e. rugs, coverlets, table linens, handspun yarn. If handspun, state use.
  2. Non-Functional Two Dimensional
    Flat pieces emphasizing decorative or expressive ideas
  3. Non-Functional Three Dimensional
    Pieces designed to occupy space, emphasizing decorative or expressive ideas
  4. Wearable
    Garments or yardage designed to be worn. If yardage, state use.

Judging will be based on aesthetics,originality, craftsmanship, suitability of technique and materials. If functional, the piece will also be judged on its appropriateness to purpose. Juror reserves the right to reclassify the piece if needed. All pieces must be less than 4ft. x 5ft. when hung.


Awards will be given at the juror's discretion.

Non-refundable entry fee per item:
NCWG members $14.00
Non-NCWG members $17.00

Entrants must submit two (2) images per item. One should be a full view and the other a close up of the work.* Digital picture images in JPEG format should be submitted for jurying. Digital JPEG images may be submitted on a floppy disk or CD. Slides will not be accepted.

Layna Bentley, a textile artist, teacher of fashion merchandising and interior design, and antique button collector. She has been handweaving for over 30 years, specializing in one-of-a-kind tailored jackets under the label Layna Fiberart.

The exhibit will be held at:

417 W. Magnolia Street
Ft. Collins, CO 80521-2646
Phone: 970.221.6735

Download the entry form.

Visit the website for complete details: FiberCelebration