CALL FOR ENTRIES: Innovations in Fiber Art VI





Sebastopol Center for the Arts

282 S. High Street, Sebastopol, CA 95472


Submission Deadline: September 9, 2013.


International Juried Fiber Art Exhibition

October 24 – November 30, 2013
Sebastopol Center for the Arts and Surface Design Association present Innovations in Fiber Art VI, an international juried exhibition of thought-provoking, unconventional and innovative fiber artworks expressed in a range of materials.
Jurors are Susan Taber Avila, artist and Professor of Design (Textiles and Fashion) at the University of California, Davis and  Chutian Scholar at Wuhan Textile University in Wuhan, China. She has exhibited work in Argentina, China, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Lithuania, Mexico, Swaziland, and the UK as well as numerous exhibitions in the United States. Susan Taber Avila’s  artwork is included in several books and periodicals and she has published articles in Fiberarts, Ornament, and Surface Design Journal. She was the co-creator of the website, (1999-2010) and she currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Surface Design Association.
Joan Schulze, Independent artist and lecturer, whose work has been shown in numerous museums and galleries worldwide since the 1970s. She exhibits and teaches internationally and is highly regarded for her work in collage and the fiber arts. Reviewers have called her the female “Rauschenberg”.  Since 2000, Schulze has been juror, advisor and the 2012 jury chair for From Lausanne to Beijing, the International Fiber Art Biennale.  She participated in the 4th Riga International Textiles & Fibre Triennial in Latvia; in 2012 a solo show in Lisbon, Portugal. Her studio is in San Francisco, California.
For the exhibition prospectus go to
Awards: $500 Best of Show, $100 Second Prize, $100 Third Prize, Merit Awards, Awards of Excellence from SCA and SDA
The show opens with a reception on Thursday, October 24, 6 pm – 7:30 pm, and runs through November 30, 2013