Call Detail
ARTwear
Entry Deadline: 6/30/24
Days remaining to deadline: 41

Entry Fee (Entry Fee): $40.00
Work Sample Requirements
Images | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Total Samples | Minimum:Min. 1, Maximum:Max. 3
Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
State: Oregon

ARTwear will be juried by the Fiber Art Now creative team. We are fortunate that our Fiber Art Now creative team all have university degrees in the visual and cultural arts. These accomplished artists are the jurors for ARTwear:

  • Lori Butanis: Fiber Art Now creative director, graphic artist, art director
  • Barbara Delaney: Fiber Art Now editor, writer, and former managing editor of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine
  • Beth Smith: Fiber Art Now managing editor and exhibitions director, and Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles founding executive director emerita
  • Cami Smith: Fiber Art Now media manager and contributing editor.

Notification of INVITED or NOT INVITED will appear in your CAFE account after the jurying has been completed, which will be by July 31, 2024. You will receive a notification from CAFE with acceptance or regrets. Multiple submissions may receive two different email notifications. Email notifications will list each artwork as Invited or Not Invited. Please check your SPAM.

Entry fee: $40 for up to three entries. Fiber Art Now subscribers: $28 with the discount code WEAR2024. Use the discount code at check out. Entries close at midnight Mountain Time Zone, USA on June 30, 2024. CAFE does not let you go back into your application to make changes or corrections. Review your entry before checking out.

Artists may submit up to three individual works of art. Enter only full images, NO detail, close-ups, or alternate view images will be accepted. Detail images will not be accepted or considered by the jurors. Poor photography will result in poor juror scores. Do not use sheets as a backdrop or any other non-image backdrop. Images must reflect the work with a straight-on view.

Images must be 5MB or less. There are no dimension restrictions. 

For each entry, list the information separately for each piece starting with the title of the work in the categories: materials, technique, dimensions, year completed, insurance value, retail value if the work is available for sale (otherwise list NFS), photo credit per piece, and artist statement per piece. List dimensions as Height x Width x Depth in inches. The information entered into the application form is the information that will be used in all print and digital mentions and on social media. Be succinct and concise with your artist statement. Artist statements must be 120 words or less for each entry.

Juried selections will include only one artwork per artist. Prizes will be awarded for First prize $500, Second prize $400, and Third prize $300.

Application Requirements

For each entry, list the information separately for each piece starting with the title of the work in the categories: materials, technique, dimensions, year completed, insurance value, retail value if the work is available for sale (otherwise list NFS), photo credit per piece, and artist statement per piece. List dimensions as Height x Width x Depth in inches. Here is an example:

Materials: Title of the first piece, followed by a list of the materials used to create the piece. Title of the second piece, followed by a list of the materials used to create the second piece. Title of the third piece, followed by a list of materials used to create the third piece.

Follow this format throughout the application for all categories.

The information entered into the application form is the information that will be used in all print and digital mentions and on social media. Be succinct and concise with your artist statement. Artist statements must be 120 words or less for each entry.

Eligibility Criteria

International subscribers of Fiber Art Now are eligible to enter ARTwear. International nonsubscribers are also eligible to enter. A discounted entry fee is available to Fiber Art Now subscribers to use at check out.