Thursday, October 17, 2019

Call for artists

Chronicles of the African American Journey Through Fiber Arts

Deadline: October 31, 2019. 

The Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, Maryland is accepting submissions for fiber-based artwork for an upcoming exhibition titled Chronicles of the African American Journey Through Fiber Arts. The theme revolves around the lives of African Americans and the journeys they have taken to arrive where they are today. Artwork may include processes related to quilting, felting, sewing, beading and more. The exhibition runs, January 11, 2020 - March 1, 2020. 

The exhibition is open to artists 18 and older who reside in the United States. Artists should include a bio and artist statement with current contact information to be considered and may submit up to three pieces of artwork. Please include title, date, materials, dimensions, price, and at least one detailed image of the artwork. There is no entry fee. Artists’ whose work is chosen for the exhibition are responsible for dropping off and picking up artwork and/or postage and handling of delivery and return of their work. Montpelier Arts Center retains a 25% commission for any sold artwork. 

Submissions can be made through the online Submittable platform at: You can find more information about the Montpelier Arts Center at