“The Intersection of Art and Math,” Schack Art Gallery

Everett, WA:  April 26-June 2, 2018

Schack Art Center is seeking artwork that incorporates mathematical concerts or ideas for the exhibit: The Intersection of Art & Math.  Examples of artwork with math themes include – quilts, patterned prints, calligraphy, origami, mosaics, glass, ceramics, sculpture, etc. – any art form that uses or features math concepts. Artists must be able to explain how math was used in creating the work. We are also seeking artists interested in participating in the hands-on projects or being an artist-in-action (for a stipend) during student field trips.

Deadline: March 28, 2018

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3D EXPRESSION (SAQA GLOBAL – ALL MEMBERS) • Gerald R Ford Presidential Museum

Grand Rapids, MI:  June 2019 – February 28, 2023

This exhibit will feature contemporary 3D artworks exclusively. The 3D artworks may be, but are not limited to wearable art, dimensional quilted items, vessels, and sculptural works. There will be no wall-hung artwork or video. Each accepted artwork will be displayed appropriately and to its best advantage. S

Be creative in showing how textile art can expand both into the third dimension and in the future. The work may be practical, infused with meaning, or decorative, but it must meet SAQA’s definition of an art quilt. SAQA defines an art quilt as “a creative visual work that is layered and stitched or that references this form of stitched layered structure.”

Deadline: February 28, 2019

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“CONNECTING OUR NATURAL WORLDS,” SAQA, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Tucson, AZ:  October 5, 2019 – January 5, 2020

The exhibition will draw on the expertise of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum to present the interpretive context for this exhibition. Artists are encouraged to share their story of something relevant to the theme which speaks to personal experience of the natural world in their own backyard. In their artist statement, each artist must identify danger to the flora or fauna represented and recommend a call to action that can be taken to help save the species.

With this exhibition, we are hoping YOU will help people to get closer to nature. How can you communicate the wonders of the flora, fauna, and habitat relating to your part of the natural world? Help us inspire others to become better stewards of the environment through your unique artistic interpretation of your own backyard.

Deadline: January 31, 2019

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“Green?” Sebastopol Center for the Arts

Sebastopol, CA:  August 3 – September 9, 2018

A 21st century approach to the subject of “GREEN”.

Calling for art work that expresses nuances and variations of the color green, using anymedium and style. Also visual expressions with focus on ecological awareness, the threat of a6th extinction, social commentaries, actual problems and creative solutions, humanresponsibility and consequences. We invite artists to visually express their opinion about thisvery actual subject.

Deadline: July 9, 2018

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“Landscape Quilts,” IQF

Houston, TX:  November 2018-January 2019 and perhaps traveling.  Quilts must be received by June 29, 2018

From valleys and volcanoes, and mountains to monuments, landscapes often inspire artists, including many in the quilt world. We invite you to submit your recently made landscape quilts to be featured in this exhibit, debuting at Quilt Market and Festival in November 2018. Quilts may be made using any technique, by hand or machine, including appliqué, pieced, or wholecloth quilts. Quilts may be traditional or contemporary interpretations of the landscape theme. We would also like to retain quilts for a possible exhibit at International Quilt Festivals in 2019.

Deadline: May 3, 2018

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“Quilt & Surface Design Symposium, 2018”

Delaware, OH:  May 18 – June 29, 2018

What does your artwork say? The 2018 QSDS Juried exhibition wants to share your message! Submit your visual “statements” today!

Artists from across the country and abroad show innovative and unusual quilts in this juried exhibition presented in conjunction with the 2018 Quilt Surface Design Symposium. QSDS, founded in 1990, is one of the most comprehensive and respected art quilt conferences in the country.

Deadline: April 2, 2018

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