Monday, October 30, 2017

Hip Pop ACC-juried showcase_American Craft Council

Deadline: Multiple Dates {ONLINE}
Baltimore (wholesale/retail & retail only): November 13, 2017
Atlanta: November 13, 2017
St. Paul: December 11, 2017
San Francisco: March 26, 2018

Hip Pop ACC-juried showcase
American Craft Council

Baltimore, MD
Atlanta, GA
St. Paul, MN
San Francisco, CA
2018 Shows

Hip Pop is an ACC-juried showcase of top emerging talent that provides a pathway for early-career artists into our established, competitive craft shows. With lower-cost shared booths, extensive exhibitor support, and show award opportunities, this program gives emerging artists an unparalleled opportunity to grow their clientele and careers. Artists may enroll in the program for up to three years.

Hip Pop booths are placed across the show floor at all our 2018 shows, allowing guests to discover them on their shopping journey.

The Hip Pop program uses a community-based booth structure to provide a supportive atmosphere for participating artists. Hip Pop booths are 20 x 10 ft. inline booths containing six individual units measuring 4 ft. wide x 2 ft. deep x 8 ft. high. Each Hip Pop booth will be comprised of a community of six artists.

Booth fees for a single Hip Pop unit:
Baltimore wholesale and retail: $795
Baltimore retail only: $550
Atlanta: $550
St. Paul: $550
San Francisco: $600

Participation Guidelines (truncated)

  • Artists who have previously shown in standard booths with ACC will not be permitted to participate in Hip Pop. Past participants in School-to-Market and AltCraft are eligible for Hip Pop.
  • Artists working in all media (basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, stone, toys and puzzles, and wood) are encouraged to apply. Please review the "eligibility of work" section below to ensure your work meets the criteria for exhibition at ACC shows.
  • Artists may participate in the Hip Pop program for up to three years. Acceptance to years two and three is automatic, pending on-site review.
  • After three years, artists are eligible for automatic acceptance to exhibit in a standard show booth with a two-year contract, pending on-site review. Standard booth fees apply.
  • Artists are not required to participate in Hip Pop for three years before electing to move to a standard show booth.

Full details on website:


For questions about the Hip Pop program, please contact program manager Lindsay Noble at

Paper In Particular_Sidney Larson Gallery

Deadline:  November 13, 2017 {ONLINE}

Paper In Particular
Sidney Larson Gallery
Columbia College
Columbia, Missouri
February 19 - March 30, 2018

Paper In Particular is a annual, juried exhibition held by the Columbia College art galleries. The exhibition showcases the very best in art that incorporates paper as a primary element. Prints, drawings, photographs, digital images, paintings, sculpture, etc., are all eligible.

The 39th Annual Paper In Particular exhibition will run from February 19 - March 30, 2018 in the Columbia College Sidney Larson Gallery.

Judge: Tamryn McDermott, Director of Admissions, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.  She is also currently the Traveling Exhibition Manager for Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America, an exhibition coordinated by the National Basketry Organization and the University of Missouri.

Purchase Award: One work will be selected by the Columbia College Art Faculty. This artwork will become part of the college’s permanent collection.
Exhibition Award:  Chosen by the curators of Sager Braudis Gallery in Columbia, Missouri. The Exhibition Award recipient will be honored with an exhibit of their work in an upcoming show at the gallery with the opportunity to promote the artist and potentially sell work in a professional capacity. Sager Braudis Gallery represents contemporary artists and midcentury masters working in a variety of media, and hosts 4-8 week group exhibits.

Entry Details (truncated)
Works should be from the last 5 years.
Artist covers the shipping costs to and from the gallery.
Columbia College does not take a commission on the sale of artwork.
NoteIf size of finished work is larger than 40x50 inches please contact Scott McMahon at (573) 875-7174 or

Entry Fee: $20 (up to 3 pieces)
Visit website for more details including link to registration form:

Columbia College
Main campus: 1001 Rogers Street
Columbia, MO 65216
(573) 875-8700 or (800) 231-2391

The 7th International Embroidery Conference_The Embroiderers' Guild of America

Deadline: March 14, 2018 {ONLINE}

The 7th International Embroidery Conference
The Embroiderers' Guild of America
Chicago IL
April 26 – 28, 2018

Embroidery and the Arts and Craft Movement
Dr. Erica Warren, Art Institute of Chicago

Estonian Folk Dress
Tiiu Kera Major General, USAF (retired)

"Fashioning"a Ritual Experience: Dress and Textiles in Ancient Greek Religion
Dr. Laura C. Gawlinski, Loyola University Chicago

Quilt: Chicago is Home (about Japanese women who were interred during WWII)
Jean Mishima, Curator of the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society

Wearing the Rainbow: Color and Pattern in Polish Traditional Dress
Jan Letowski, Pittsburgh, PA

The Art of the Ukrainian Embroidered Shirt
Lubow Wolynetz, Curator of the Ukrainian Museum, New York, NY & Stamford, CT

2 Scholarships available through the Embroiderers’ Guild of America: Learn more here
1 Scholarship available for Sun Region members

Visit website for complete details:

Contemporary South 2018

Deadline: January 1, 2018 {ONLINE}

Contemporary South 2018

VAE, non-profit creativity incubator, gallery and artist hub
Raleigh, NC
February 2 - March 24, 2018

The South is a hub for creativity. Raleigh is doing its part to lead this charge: The City of Raleigh has adopted the Raleigh Arts Plan, a ten-year master plan to strengthen arts and culture for all.

To do our part, VAE showcases some of the most ambitious and timely works by artists from across the region in our annual exhibition, Contemporary South. The purpose of the exhibition is to gather a survey of what artists in the Regional South are currently creating. Since 2012 this exhibition has grown and expanded to become one of VAE's most popular exhibitions.


  •  The words "contemporary" and "south" do not dictate a particular aesthetic or subject matter, but refer to current work being made in the Regional South.
  • No media restrictions.
  • Entries must fit through VAE’s 104″ x 71″ door to be exhibited.
  • Juried with JPEGs.
  • Two entries per artist.
  • Entries must be received by 11:59 pm on January 1st, 2018 

ELIGIBILITY (truncated)
COSO'18 is open to any living artist. A maximum of 2 works of any medium, per artist may be submitted. Two and three-dimensional entries will be accepted. Work must be original and completed in the last 3 years. No copies, mechanical reproductions, molds or kit work will be accepted. VAE reserves the right to exclude work due to size or special requirements.

VAE members - $10 per artwork/$20 for two pieces*
Non-members - $15 per artwork/$30 for two pieces*
*Entry fees are non-refundable. Click here to join VAE!


First - $500
Second - $250
Third - $100
Merit Awards (2) - $50

How to Enter
Please use the online entry form to submit artwork details and pay your entry fee.

Complete details on website:

VAE Raleigh
309 W Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Saturday, October 21, 2017

The Woven Tale Press

Deadline: December 31, 2017 {ONLINE}

The Woven Tale Press
Online Literary and Fine Arts Magazine

OPEN SUBMISSION Thru December 31, 2017

The Woven Tale Press is a monthly online literary and fine arts magazine. The Press mission is to grow traffic to noteworthy artists and writers on the Web; we link contributors works directly back to their websites or blogs.

The Press welcomes submissions of painting, mixed media, crafts (including fiber), sculpture, photography, printmaking, and experimental. We pride ourselves on being eclectic. Our only prerequisite is that you must have a blog or website url.

For submission guidelines visit

Please review current issues before submitting. Website:

Contact person: Editor-in-Chief Sandra Tyler
email (for info only):

Textile Landscapes

Deadline: December 15, 2017 {EMAIL}

Textile Landscapes

Sulfur Studios
Savannah, GA
January 17 - February 3, 2018

The organic, flowing nature of fiber materials, contrasted with highly structured techniques makes it an especially appropriate media in which to express natural forms of all scales.  For this exhibitions artists are invited to submit work created with textile materials or techniques that references the natural world in any form, from the atomic and cellular level, through geographic and cosmological scales.  Both traditional and experiment techniques and materials are welcome.  Sculpture, installation and video based works will be considered in addition to 2-dimensional work and functional items.

Entries will be juried by a committee of Sulfur Studios members led by Fiber Artist Jennifer Moss.

Entry Fee: $15.00 for up to 3 entries

Visit website for full details:

About Sulfur Studios:
We are a collaborative, community art space based in Savannah's Starland District.  We offer 26 private art studios, as well as retail, gallery, and event spaces.  We also provide professional art services, including curation and installation in private homes and businesses.

The Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts

Deadline: November 27, 2017 {EMAIL}

The Paper is Part of the Picture: Contemporary Paper and Book Arts

Anderson Gallery, Drake University
Des Moines, Iowa
January 19 – February 25, 2018

In this day and age of digital immediacy, the allure of handmade and tactile qualities of paper continue to draw interest. This exhibition seeks to bring the use of paper to the front and center of the artwork created.

Seeking works on (or of) paper that celebrate the medium of paper. Accepting paper art, artists’ books, letterpress, screenprint, printmaking, paintings, photograph prints, digital works on paper, installations, fashion, drawings and sculptures.

The competition and exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists, 18 years of age or older, working in the continental US.

Sarah McCoy, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, Drake University
Mary Jones, Professor Emeritus of Art & Design, Grandview University

$250 worth of Awagami Editioning papers will be awarded to the winner of the Jurors’ Choice, courtesy of Awagami Papermill, Japan.

January 19 – February 25, 2018
Opening Reception Friday, January 19, 2018, 5 – 7 pm
Submitted work must be available for the duration of the exhibition.

Artists may submit up to (3) pieces of work, 1-2 images per entry are allowed.
Please include in your application a one page Artist Statement.

Please refer to the prospectus for full details regarding eligibility, deadlines, and details posted on the Anderson Gallery website at:

The Anderson Gallery, a non-profit exhibition space on the campus of Drake University in Des Moines, was founded in 1996 to exhibit and support innovation in art and design. Part laboratory, part showcase, the Gallery’s main goal is to promote the growth and understanding of art through exhibitions, programs, and publications.

The Anderson Gallery is not simply a place to see exhibits, but also serves as a cultural force in Des Moines and beyond.  The Anderson Gallery is a site for critical discourse, professional and social engagement, learning, and aesthetic experience.

Between the Seams -- Woman Made Gallery

Deadline: November 3, 2017 {ONLINE}

Between the Seams
Woman Made Gallery

Chicago, IL
Exhibition Dates: January 19 – February 10, 2018

Textiles, one of the oldest forms of production, connect us to history and human experience. How do practices, beliefs and knowledge shape self-identity and cultural fabric?

Artists are invited to submit work that places emphasis on the concept of cloth through broad definition and use of materials. Traditional or uncommon approaches to weaving, stitching, knitting, dyeing, felting, crochet, layering, surface embellishment and patterns as well as digital interpretation may be applied.  All materials and techniques will be considered.

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver:

We encourage entries of recent works, but there is no restriction in the creation date. All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72" horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

Juror: Nnenna Okore

Woman Made Gallery annual programs include six to eight juried exhibitions which explore a wide variety of themes: spirituality, environmental concerns, race and gender issues, historical observations, political investigations, etc. with an emphasis on celebrating human diversity. The majority of exhibitions are open to artists worldwide and of all genders working across all disciplines. Exceptions are the annual International Open which invites female identified artists to submit their work.

More information is available on the website:

Submission details:

Woman Made Gallery
2150 S Canalport #4A-3
Chicago, IL 60608

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:

Application and guidelines can be found at CaFÉ:

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:

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:

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 or 203-761-9945.

 Visit website for additional details:

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.