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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Miki.R/Dentro Del Blogspot
Second Place
Marie Bergstedt
Third Place
Judeen Theis

Due to a server configuration error, several contestants over the past few days have had issues when using our site. We're pleased to say these issues have been resolved and users should no longer have any issues submitting their work!

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