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Exhibits to Enter

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HGA’s Convergence® 2014 conference offers a broad range of exhibits for a wide variety of fiber arts. We invite you to enter your work in these juried exhibits that showcase the best in weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketmaking, and related fiber arts. Create a piece that embodies the Convergence® 2014 spirit. 

HGA's Juried Convergence® Exhibits

International juried exhibit of small-scale fiber pieces sponsored annually by the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc.

Juror: Gerhardt Knodel

Entry Requirements: Work not to exceed 15 x 15 x 15 inches (37 cm). Digital images.
Entry Deadline, Outside US: February 10, 2014
Entry Deadline, US: February 19, 2014

  • Yardage Exhibit - Ebb and Flow [ Prospectus ]

An international juried exhibit featuring lengths of constructed or embellished yardage.

Juror: John Marshall

Entry Requirements: Minimum 18 inches (45.7 cm) width, 3 yards (2.7 m) length. 
Maximum 45 inches (1.143 m) width, 5 yards (4.572 m) length, 20 pounds (9.07 Kg) weight.
Digital images and 8 inch by 8 inch (20.3 cm square) handling piece. 

Entry Deadline, Outside US: January 27, 2014 
Entry Deadline, US: February 5, 2014

  • All Media Exhibit - A Lively Experiment [ Prospectus ] 

International juried exhibit open to work created using any fiber arts technique

Juror: Anastasia Azure

Entry Requirements: Any fiber technique. Maximum: 60 inches (1.524 meters) any dimension, 30 pounds (13.6 kg) weight. 
Digital images.

Entry Deadline, Outside US: February 3, 2014 
Entry Deadline, US: February 12, 2014

  • Fashion Show and Exhibit - All That Jazz [ Prospectus ] 

International juried exhibit featuring one-of-a-kind fashion that shows understanding of the body and body movement, along with runway presence and overall suitability of the technique and/or materials. 

Jurors: Bradon McDonald and Noël Palomo-Lovinski

Entry Requirements: Digital images and 8 inch by 8 inch (20.3 cm square) handling piece.
Entry Deadline, Outside US: February 17, 2014
Entry Deadline, US: February 26, 2014


General information for all exhibits:
The juror will independently screen all images and make the preliminary selection of all work in the exhibition.
Entries will be evaluated on concept, design, technique, craftsmanship and creative exploration. 
Pieces must be originally conceived and created by the entrant. All work must be of exhibition quality, completed within the last two years (since January 2012) and not previously published in any national or international print publication.

    Photography guidelines are included on the individual prospectus.HGA awards will be presented in each exhibit. For each exhibit, first, second, and third place awards will be selected by the juror.

Entry forms and prospectuses are linked on this Web site as they become available. Please note individual deadlines, as they vary from exhibit to exhibit.

Frequently Asked Questions about HGA's exhibits.

Sign up for HGA's Exhibits email newsletter for announcement of jurors and other exhibit information.

Community Exhibits

During the summer of 2014, Community Exhibits featuring fiber art will be presented in galleries throughout the Convergence conference area.

We invite you to view the fiber exhibits at the Convergence conference and also throughout the area. More information will be in the Convergence 2014 Gallery Guide.