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After two years of waiting, artists of the fiber world can officially begin submitting their innovative works to the historic 20th Biennial Quilt National. Each artist may enter up to three new submissions that will provide viewers with an appreciation of the variety of techniques and innovative trends in the medium of layered and stitched fabric. All submissions must be made online before the...
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Posted by & filed under Fiber & Textiles Education, Fiber & Textles Education, Fiber Art Exhibition.

Spotlight on Student Fiber Trends showcases trends and creative work in fiber art from university students across the Southeast. This exhibition was on display through June 24th at the Clara M. Eagle Gallery on the Murray State University campus in KY, the juried exhibition includes 49 pieces by 31 students from nine schools in Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky. Arturo Alonzo...
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Thank you to Skye Livingston for this guest post about her residency at Arrowmont: When I accepted the residency at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, TN, I had somewhat of an idea of what I was getting myself into. As a studio assistant the previous summer, which marked the beginning of a year’s worth of shorter artist residencies all over the country, I experienced the...
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Sharon Kallis, Barraca de Vinya, 2010. The Brandford/Elliott Award for Excellence in Fiber Art (B/EA), (formerly known as the Lillian Elliott Award), became a well-known honor in a very short time, perhaps because there are almost no other awards specifically designated for emerging artists working with fiber, and because the need is so great. To put the award on a secure financial footing,...
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