“Hands All Around,” IQF, Houston, TX

International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX:  October 24- November 1, 2015.

Hands All Around will be the showcase for contemporary international quilt design at our shows.  This exhibit will premiere at International Quilt Market and Festival, October 24 – November 1, 2015. We would also like to retain quilts for possible exhibit at International Quilt Festivals in 2015.  If you agree to allow your quilt to travel, your quilt will be returned by the end of September 2016.

Deadline:  April 17, 2015

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“Storefronts,” Shunpike Call for Artists

Storefronts in South Lake Union, Seattle and Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue.

Shunpike is a non-profit that envisions a community where independent artists and arts groups thrive, creatively and economically, and where their work is widely valued as fundamental to the cultural, social and economic wellbeing of Washington State.

Independent artists and arts groups animate our cities and neighborhoods in new and surprising ways, creating dynamic places to live and work. Shunpike works with these communities and the artists that call them home to foster a robust infrastructure for sustainable artistic production.

Deadline:  February 21, 2015

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National Quilt Museum Announces 25th Anniversary Juried Contest

In 2016 The National Quilt Museum will be celebrating its 25th year. The Museum was established in 1991 with the mission to honor the work of today’s quilters and bring it to new audiences worldwide. Over the past 25 years, millions of people from all 50 US states and over 70 foreign countries have experienced this extraordinary art form through the Museum’s in-facility and travelling exhibits, educational programs, and advocacy efforts.
To celebrate the past 25 years and herald the future of the art, quilters around the world are invited to enter quilts that showcase their most innovative use of materials and techniques in our 25th Anniversary Contest, The Gala of the Unexpected. The competition gives quilters an excellent opportunity to share their work with people across the country. Through exhibition, publications, and promotional efforts, the quilts juried into this contest will be seen by thousands of art enthusiasts.

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