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International Quilt Festival Long Beach 2022


Onalaska Middle School Quilt Artists

Call Opens: May 4th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 24th, 2022

Onalaska Middle School Quilt Artists

Curated by Melissa Dunworth and Kristin Soderback

Children are the future of the quilting industry. The students of Onalaska Middle School, Onalaska,WA, have learned to design, piece, quilt, long arm, and hand finish their quilts. They are proud to present their work for the world to see what this young quilting generation can accomplish. 

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International Quilt Festival/Houston 2022


Antique Applique Quilts Revisited

Call Opens: May 3rd, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 23rd, 2022

Antique Applique Quilts Revisited

Curated by Dawn  Cook Ronningen

Quilts reflecting 19th century designs from the Collector With A Needle antique quilt collection. Using traditional and contemporary techniques and materials, these quilts owe their roots to 19th century quilters.  The skilled needleworkers past and present capture our hearts and imaginations.

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BEAD-DAZZLED The Houston Junior Forum’s Stunning Collection of Beaded Skirts 1946-2019

Call Opens: May 13th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

Each year The Houston Junior Forum honors their president with an original hand-beaded skirt that is an amazing example of needlework arts. This exhibit assembles 26 intricately beaded and appliquéd skirts from the seven-decade collection. Early skirts were worn to “Fiesta” themed fundraisers and reflect designs of the colorful “china poblana” Mexican ensemble. Recent designs reflect history or interests of presidents. Design complexity requires eight months and twenty to thirty HJF volunteers to complete and may result in skirts weighing up to twenty pounds. HJF is a women’s service organization providing financial assistance and volunteer support to the community valued at over $500,000 annually.

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Celebration of Life

Call Opens: Jan 7th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: Jun 9th, 2022

 

Quilting can be a showing of love and honor by an artist. For this exhibit, depict how you, a family member, or a friend has celebrated a loved one’s wedding, birth, birthday, or memorial. Remember to include your inspiration in the artist’s statement, which will tell why the work was created and who it is for. The piece may be a traditional, art, or modern quilt. 

Limit two (2) entries per person.
Each work must measure a minimum of 36” on each side.
The quilt can be NO LONGER than 94” ON A SIDE.
There is a nonrefundable $20 submission fee per quilt.
There is no made by date in this exhibit. It may be an antique or someone else may have made it as long as the artists are credited.

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Color, Sequences, and Improvisation

Call Opens: May 4th, 2021 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

Color, Sequences, and Improvisation

Carolina Oneto's work is a journey through color, to the rhythm of curves, improvisation, and mathematics. In this compilation of works, Carolina exhibits her works since 2018, where she retains her vision as an engineer;  the one that is manifested in the precision and impeccable craft, and in the investigation and use of color as a creative language;  using fabric, as a material with infinite artistic possibilities.

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In the American Tradition

Call Opens: Jan 7th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 19th, 2022

Midnight Flight, Betsy Vinegrad, 55” x 55”

Contemporary quiltmakers often look to the art form’s rich tradition and history for inspiration in their own works. This exhibit features recently-made quilts that incorporate traditional blocks, styles, and/or techniques.

Limit three (3) entries per person.
Each work must measure a minimum of 36” on each side.
The quilt can be NO LONGER than 108” ON A SIDE.
There is a nonrefundable $20 submission fee per quilt.
There is no made by date.

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Landscape Quilts

Call Opens: Jan 12th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 19th, 2022

Princess Louisa, Thelma Moyer, 44”  x 36” 

From valleys and volcanoes to mountains to monuments, landscapes often inspire artists, including many in the quilt world. This expansive exhibit will showcase stunning geographical wonders.

Limit two (2) entries per person.
Each work must measure a minimum of 24” wide.
The quilt can be NO LONGER than 108” ON A SIDE.
There is a nonrefundable $20 submission fee per quilt.
The works must be made between 2019 and 2022.

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Layers of Memories

Call Opens: May 3rd, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

Layers of Memories

Katie Fowler's quilts are about things that capture her imagination like rock stars and their songs, stories, world travel, and fractal geometry. She has found creative delight using fabric, paint, stitch, and scissors. These quilts can spark a treasured memory.

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Lost Star

Call Opens: May 3rd, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 27th, 2022

Lost Star 

Organized by Anne Dawson

By study, replication, and reinterpretation, we pay homage to the anonymous quiltmaker who designed and executed this complex and beautiful antique quilt. Sheila Bishop, who named the quilt "Lost Star" due to its missing provenance, and her son Grant, a computer whiz, worked together to create the templates. Anne Dawson then produced an approachable, coherent pattern. 

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Micropiecing 200K

Call Opens: May 3rd, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

Micropiecing 200K

Quilter Amy Pabst has created this series of twenty-one miniature quilts that focuses on the traditional pineapple block done on a very small scale.  All blocks are 2” or less, and all strips are 1/8” wide or less.  Each quilt has thousands of pieces, and the series was considered complete when the total number of pieces reached 201,751.  Eighteen of these twenty one quilts were pandemic quilts, completed after March 2020.  

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Rock, Pebble and Stone

Call Opens: May 6th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

Rock, Pebble, Stone

Curated by Jane Fellows

Rock, pebble and stone are formed by sedimentation, fire, and pressure, and are acted on by external forces after formation. Each artist used the soft media of fabric, fiber and stitch to create a work depicting the qualities of rock, pebble and stone: hardness, texture, color, luster, shape and size. 

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Tactile Architecture™

Call Opens: Jan 12th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: Jun 2nd, 2022

Light at the End of the Tunnel, Becky Ray, 56” x 47”

Buildings have a long history of inspiring the creative designs of quiltmakers. In the 19th century, American quilters developed classic architectural patterns such as Log Cabin, Schoolhouse, and Brick Wall. This annual juried exhibit challenges quiltmakers to create works based on architectural themes and inspirations.

Limit two (2) entries per person.
Each work must measure a minimum of 36” on each side.
The quilt can be NO LONGER than 94” ON A SIDE.
There is a nonrefundable $20 submission fee per quilt.
The works must be made between 2019 and 2022.

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Taiwan Art Quilt Society: Butterfly Garden

Call Opens: May 5th, 2021 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

Taiwan Art Quilt Society: Butterfly Garden

Sponsored by the Taiwan Art Quilt Society

Taiwan was once a butterfly kingdom. Butterflies are now rare. How can we change such a tragedy? How long have we not encountered butterflies in our living space? How does a mutually beneficial environment to both butterflies and humans look like? If we choose to build a garden, with a very rich variety of honey plants, then there can be sustainable butterfly ecology. We are using our needlework to bring awareness to this issue

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The Guatemalan Fabric of My Life

Call Opens: May 5th, 2021 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

The Guatemalan Fabric of My Life

Priscilla Bianchi is a native Guatemalan Quilt Artist. Her work is a fusion of American and Mayan Guatemalan textile traditions which transcends culture, race, language, and gender. The exhibit includes 18 staple art quilts that document her journey through a 25 year artistic career. The pieces illustrate how she began closer to American quiltmaking tradition, and how she evolved towards imprinting her own context into her work by incorporating imagery, textiles, designs, and symbolisms from her home country

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The Only Constant is Change

Call Opens: May 5th, 2021 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

The Only Constant is Change

Life has changed Marilyn Farquhar.  She used to create only joyful quilts.  Now she allows her emotions to speak through her quilts. The emotions include Despair--Loss--Hope.  The viewer may find viewing the quilts starts a conversation.  

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The Quilts of Bee Sewcial

Call Opens: May 5th, 2021 Last Date for Entries: May 20th, 2022

The Quilts of Bee Sewcial

Sponsored by

Bee Sewcial is an international, improv quilting bee thea has been meeting for eight years. Each month, the selected group leader sets an inspiration – a theme, palette, restrictions, etc. - for the members of the bee to follow when they design and make improv peices. The monthly group leader designs a quilt using the improv creations of each contributing member. Each quilt is unique yet reflects the cohesion and trust we feel for each other as modern artists.

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Two Color Quilt Challenge by One Guild

Call Opens: May 13th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: May 27th, 2022

Two Color Quilt Challenge by One Guild

 

A guild challenged to make a quilt with two solid fabrics.  Any design, any size, and challenge accepted.  We didn't think it would be so hard, but we learn and were inspired by our color choices.  It is a way to step back and see what changes in our quilts color can make.  To be creative and influenced by the choices we make.

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Viewpoints 9 a New World

Call Opens: May 9th, 2022 Last Date for Entries: Jun 24th, 2022

Viewpoints A New World

 

In their most recent series, A New World, members of the International fiber art collective, Viewpoints, take a closer look at the possibilities before them. Personally significant themes including Daily Routines, the Unseen, Observation, Contrast and more, are explored through the use of rich color, pattern and texture using familiar and unexpected techniques. A New World is an inspiring celebration of the resilience and promise of creative expression. 

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