Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Fiberart International 2013

Deadline: August 31, 2012 (ONLINE)/(RECEIVE)

Fiberart International 2013
Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and
Society For Contemporary Craft
Pittsburgh, PA
April 19, 2013 to August 18, 2013

Fiberart International 2013 is the 21st in a series of triennial juried exhibitions sponsored by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc. Chosen by a distinguished panel of artists and curators, Fiberart International 2013 will feature works by established and emerging artists and will provide a unique opportunity to see current trends and innovations in this constantly evolving medium.

Fiberart International 2013 seeks to exhibit the best of contemporary art and invites submissions that reflect a wide range of works related to the fiber medium. This juried exhibition of contemporary works of fiber art is recognized among fiber artists around the world as a benchmark exhibition 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.

• Entries must be original work completed after December 31, 2010
• Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
• Collaborative works will be considered as a single entry. Artists submitting both collaborative and individual works must apply separately.
• Work must not exceed 8’6” (2.60m) in any single dimension.
• Installation pieces must state “total installation size” on entry form.
• Work must be original in concept and design and not be the result of a class or workshop. Student work is accepted if it meets the previous statement.
• All work must be either fiber in content or executed in a fiber technique.
• All work MUST be available for touring for up to two (2) years beginning August 19, 2013.

• $35 non-refundable for up to three (3) entries must accompany the application.

• Work will be judged from digital images.
• Selection will be based on the overall quality of the work and its relevancy to the standards stated in “REQUIREMENTS.”
• Accepted work will be subject to final approval by the jurors’ representative.
• Jurors will recommend all or a portion of the accepted work for touring for up to two (2) years. Work on tour will be insured.

• Artists may submit up to three (3) works.
• Each entry must be represented by two images: One (1) full view and one (1) detail.
• For each work submitted, artist must provide a brief description including dimensions, materials, and techniques.
• Work framed under glass must be photographed without glass, but noted that it will be displayed with glass.

Kai Chan, internationally exhibited artist, Toronto, Ontario
Paulina Ortiz, artist/textile designer, professor at Veritas University, Costa Rica
Joyce Scott, studio and performance artist, international lecturer, Baltimore, MD

The Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh, Inc. will present over $5000 in cash awards, including:
$ 1000 Best of Show Award
$ 500 Second Place Award
$ 250 Third Place Award

Full details available on website:

Apply online:

Fiberart International 2013
P. O. Box 5478
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-0478 USA