2014 Accepted Works

Pathways - Sharon Vitt

First Place

Leo - Sara Renzulli

Second Place

Three Vessels - Viviana Lombrozo

Third Place

"Mogadishoe/ Mogadishu" - joy lavrencik

1653 rolls - Lily Liu

368 - Lily Liu

African Coffee Coat - Georgia Zwartjes

Amazing Vase - Elizabeth Runyon

Beneath - Miyuki Akai Cook

Burning Bush-Nuno Felt - Maria Lee

Canberra the planned city - Beth Miller

Circular Society - Linda Ohrn-McDaniel

ColorForm 18 - Gail Baar

Deep Sea - Mary-Ellen Latino

Double Hung - David Brackett

Egungun Peace - Adriene Cruz

Florida Orchids - Charlotte Noll

Foto-Synthesis - Katharina Litchman

Full Tilt - pat kroth

Generation - Shea Wilkinson

Globe Thistle - Aileyn Renli Ecob

Harper - Marie Bergstedt

Hazel at 85 - Sandra Betts

Her Own Tears - Linda Rae Coughlin

Inside of a Dog - Pam Geisel

Iris - Nuno Felt - Maria Lee

Jet Trails #11 - Marcia DeCamp

Just Around the Corner - Kathy York

Lessons of the Fall - David Lucht

MANUS - Leandra Spangler

Nascita di un fiore - The birth of a flower" - Sonia Bardella

Nashville Singers - C.J. Pressma

No Place Like Om - Meryl Ann Butler

Once - Susan Hotchkis

Orelia - Janet Bodin

Peace, Love, Tie-Dye, Save the Whales - Susan Carlson

Portals II - Rosemary Claus-Gray

Red Going - Chris Motley

Red October - Jean Sredl

Riding the Tiger - Carol Zeman

September Song - Laura Gaskin

Sim Shalom - Janet Bodin

Skyscraper - Doerte Weber

Taking Flight - Jill Vendituoli

The Big Loser - Pamela Allen

The Calendar in Color - Laura Kaiser

The Coat Flower Necklace - Rosemary Kandt

The Promise Of Tomorrow - Cathryn Zeleny

The Virgin of Gone and Forgotten - Susan Lenz

Thick Skin - Sue Wilson

Translation of a Stitch - Linda Ohrn-McDaniel

Tropic Nights - Diane Franklin

Twilight, Bigger Birds - Laura Gaskin

Unexpected - Madalene Murphy

Uprooted - Alexandra Keely

Vibrant Outburst - Marilyn Akerson-Corbitt

Vonal Iteration - Kim Hahn

Voodoo Lily - Betty Busby

Women of Color - Patricia Kennedy-Zafred


Submission Deadline: February 1, 2014

The Yeiser Art Center is now accepting entries for the 2014 Fantastic Fibers competitive exhibition. This is the second year the Fantastic Fibers exhibition will be an officially sanctioned AQS event . All forms of fiber art are encouraged to enter.

Juror: The 2014 Fantastic Fibers juror will be Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry who is internationally recognized for her award-winning fine-art quilts, which have appeared in hundreds of national and international exhibitions, collections, and publications. Honors include 100 Best Quilts of the 20th Century, Silver Star (lifetime achievement) Award, and selection as one of the thirty most influential quiltmakers in the world. Caryl has lectured and taught in eleven countries around the world and continues to share her knowledge through her publications and her website.

History: In 2013 we received nearly 800 entries from 128 artists from 12 countries. Fantastic Fibers 2014 is hosted by the Yeiser Art Center, Paducah's Gateway to the Arts. Located in downtown Paducah, the Yeiser Art Center is a non-profit visual arts organization celebrating more than fifty years of serving the community through exhibitions and education throughout the Tri-State Region.

Paducah is the home of the National Quilt Museum. The American Quilter's Society Annual Show and Contest will be held in Paducah from April 23 - 26, 2014.

Important Dates:

  • February 1 - Entry deadline
  • February 15 - Accepted artists notified
  • March 29 - Accepted entries due
  • April 5 - Opening reception 5PM-7PM
  • May 27 - 30, 10AM-4PM - Pick up hand-delivered work
  • June 6 - Return shipment of mailed work

April 5th - May 24th 2014

All selected work will be on display at the Yeiser Art Center.

2013 Winners

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First Place
Miki Rodriguez
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Second Place
Marie Bergstedt
Third Place
Judeen Theis

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