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This Month
Pouch, probably Iroquois, 1850. Skin, cloth, glass beads, porcupine quills, twine. Gift of Mr. Albert V. Sander. Southwest Museum of the American Indian Collection, Autry National Center; 20.X.4

Mar 15, 2014 to Apr 26, 2015

“Floral Journey” Explores the dynamic history native North American beadwork.

Apr 11, 2014 to May 1, 2015

This residency is ideal for the ceramic artist working on a short-term project.

Angie Reano Owen, Cuff. Turquoise inlaid on shell, 3.5” by 2.5.” Photo by Kitty Leaken, image courtesy MIAC.

Apr 13, 2014 to Mar 2, 2016

“Turquoise, Water, Sky” is a reimagining of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s extensive collection of Southwestern turquoise jewelry.

Jun 20, 2014 to Sep 2, 2015

a residency intended to support ceramic artists who wish to develop a body of work with a socially conscious spirit.

Charlotte Kruk, Racine Art Museum

Aug 1, 2014 to Jul 26, 2015

Artist Charlotte Kruk explores alternative understandings of the term “eye candy.”

Sep 1, 2014 to May 1, 2015

For a ceramic artist with a special project requiring one to eight weeks' time.

Sep 1, 2014 to Mar 21, 2015

An exhibit including more than 80 American-made containers...

Sep 9, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Some of the most startling designer gowns and jewelry from the 1930s and 40s.

Sep 13, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Exploring the way that folk woodworking influences broader understandings of Russian identity.

Sep 27, 2014 to Sep 20, 2015

Addressesing the role that trees play as inspiration and medium in contemporary art.

Sep 30, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

Highlighting Scott’s range in both form and content.

Jason Walker, "On The River, Down The Road (detail)," 2014. Photo by David Scherrer Photography.

Oct 3, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

Works by Northwestern ceramicist Jason Walker.

Amy Reichert, Seder Plate I. Image courtesy of The Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.

Oct 5, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Amy Reichert has been creating Jewish ritual objects since 1995.

Chieko Katsumata, "Akoda Pumpkin," 2013. Sanded glazed stoneware, 15-3/4 x 17-1/3 x 15-1/3 in. Image courtesy of Randy Batista.

Oct 7, 2014 to Jul 15, 2016

Featuring some of the best 20th and 21st century Japanese ceramics.

Oct 11, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

Exploring the “Made in the U.S.A.” fashion revival.

Oct 13, 2014 to Mar 28, 2015

An exhibition of new additions to the McKissick's unparalleled collection of early southern stoneware.

Oct 24, 2014 to Mar 29, 2015

An exhibition of intricately wrapped sculptures.

Nov 1, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

An international exhibition of fiber-based art.

Leo Capote, "Tulip Bolts Chair," 2013. Brazil. Carbon steel bolts, electrostatic painting. Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Marcelo Stefanovicz.

Nov 4, 2014 12:00AM to Apr 6, 2015 12:15AM

An exhibition that explores the effects of globalization on art, design, and craft.

Nov 7, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

A call for work that reflects the forward trajectory of textiles within a twenty first century intersection of conceptual innovation

Brooch, circa 1925. Gold, Diamond, Gem Stone. Private Collection. Image courtesy of the Shelburne Museum.

Nov 15, 2014 to Mar 8, 2015

Featuring pieces from the Art Nouveau movement through the present.

Necklace worn by Countess of Granard. Cartier London, special order, 1932. Platinum, diamonds, emerald. Height at center 8.80 cm. Sold to Lady Granard. Cartier Collection. Photo: Nick Welsh, Cartier Collection © Cartier.

Nov 16, 2014 to Mar 15, 2015

A comprehensive survey of Cartier’s ascendance in the international jewelry and design world.

Dec 1, 2014 to Feb 28, 2015

Be a part of the 37th Annual Long's Park Art & Craft Festival held at beautiful Long's Park in Lancaster, PA.

Dec 1, 2014 to Feb 28, 2015

Artists are invited to apply to the 19th annual Art In The Pearl® Fine Arts & Crafts Festival 2015.

Dec 1, 2014 to Mar 2, 2015

The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council presents the 2015 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta, May 21-23, 2015 at Expo New Mexico in Albuquerque.

Dec 4, 2014 12:00AM to Apr 1, 2015 5:00PM

Artists working in any discipline may apply.

Susie Ganch, "Labor." Image courtesy of the Metal Museum.

Dec 5, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

An exhibition of jewelry and sculpture by Susie Ganch.

Kacey Cowdery, "Charmaine and Me."

Dec 5, 2014 to Apr 4, 2015

Missouri fiber artists reinterpret traditional themes .

Dec 5, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

Some of the finest pieces from the Metal Museum's permanent collection.

Michelle Holzapfel, "Lockheart Vase," 2002. Red maple burl, Yale lock,13 x 13 x 7 in. Photo by Alex Hochstrasser.

Dec 7, 2014 to Jul 12, 2015

Highlighting some of the superb objects acquired between 2012 and the present.

Royal Doulton porcelain, Designer Peggy Davies, "Pointer." Gift of the Glen Twiford estate. Image courtesy of AKC Museum of the Dog.

Dec 15, 2014 to Mar 1, 2015

Hilighting the museum’s extensive collection of porcelain figurines.

Jan 1, 2015 to Apr 1, 2015

The Morristown CraftMarket seeks artists for this year’s show.

Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015

Over 20 master polymer clay and mixed media artists will teach an all inclusive, year long, virtual retreat.

Jan 8, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

An exhibition that is unparalleled in showcasing the breadth of textile art.

Jan 11, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Highlighting the work of three generations of artists from nine countries.

Jan 13, 2015 to Mar 21, 2015

Celebrating the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance’s (SEFAA) 5th anniversary.

Jan 13, 2015 to Mar 5, 2015

Amanda McCavour draws with thread.

Jan 14, 2015 to Mar 6, 2015

Featuring two bodies of work by the juror of the main exhibition, "Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art."

Jan 15, 2015 12:00PM to Mar 14, 2015 12:00PM

An exhibition of work by artist Esther Nisenthal Krinitz.

Jan 16, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Featuring the work of Ian Petrie, Ryan Archibald, ictoria Dawes, and Jason Trebs.

Jan 16, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Presenting the work of the three 2014 recipients of the Jerome Ceramic Artist Project Grant.

Jan 17, 2015 to Mar 8, 2015

Post’s collection of dresses and accessories is exquisite.

Jan 17, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Surveying the last 100 years of American ceramics.

Chris Eckert & John Green, "Auto Auction," 2014. Polychromed metal, microelectronics. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

Featuring beautifully engineered, kinetic sculptures.

David Celento, "Digital Islam," 2009. Slip-cast ceramic modules. Courtesy of the Museum of Craft and Design; San Francisco.

Jan 17, 2015 to Apr 19, 2015

The first exhibition to explore the use of clay in conjunction with digital technologies.

Jan 17, 2015 to May 10, 2015

An exhibition of work by ceramicist Ashwini Bhat.

Ebony G. Patterson, "Swag Swag Swag Krew" (from the Out and Bad Series), 2011-14. Cotton, velvet, lace, plastic, and mixed media. Courtesy of the artist and Monique Meloche Gallery, IL.

Jan 18, 2015 to Sep 13, 2015

Ebony G. Patterson exhibits six ornate, eye-catching tapestries.

Yuni Kim Lang, "Comfort Hair," 2014. Fiber, polypropylene, and digital print, 174 x 76 in. (sculpture), 37 1/2 x 25 in. (print). Courtesy of the artist. Photo: Tim Thayer.

Jan 18, 2015 to Oct 11, 2015

The large group exhibition that anchors the "Toward Textiles" series.

Jan 21, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

A fine art and craft show of high quality original artwork.

Jan 21, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

A contemporary interpretation of the late Baroque aesthetic.

Jan 21, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

Examining a commonly underappreciated object – the belt buckle.

Jan 23, 2015 to Jul 11, 2015

Students will create an exhibition using the Museum's permanent collection.

Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor, "wanna do right but not right now," 2014. Knit afghans, doilies, blankets, table cloth, bed sheets, found cardboard, wood, paper, packing straps, paint, glue, drywall screws, twine, thread, studio floor detritus. 84 x 78 x 66 in. Photo: Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor.

Jan 23, 2015 to Aug 22, 2015

A trio of solo exhibitions.

Bamyan, "Look of Hope. " Image courtesy of Thomas Lee.

Jan 23, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Celebrating Afghanistan’s rich textile traditions that have contributed to world culture for centuries.

Jan 24, 2015 to Apr 5, 2015

Featuring work that, “hint at the familiar and steer towards the indefinable.”

"Beyond Words: Contemporary Book Art." Image courtesy of the Foothills Art Center.

Jan 24, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

Showcasing the inspring potential of the book as art.

Jan 25, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

Celebrating recent gifts from a handful of dedicated collectors and donors.

Ben Venom, "Killed By Death," 2013. Harley-Davidson t-shirts, fabric. Image courtesy of the artist.

Jan 25, 2015 to May 3, 2015

An exhibition that examines the growing community of male quilters.

Wayne Higby, "White Terrace Gap," 1984. Glazed earthenware, raku-fired. Private collection.

Jan 25, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

his first retrospective of Higby’s work includes 55 ceramic pieces from 1967 through 2012.

Jan 26, 2015 to Apr 1, 2015

Artists from across the country are invited to submit applications.

Sonya Clark, "Afro Abe II," 2010. $5 bill, thread; 4 x 6 in.

Jan 30, 2015 to May 23, 2015

Exploring the intersections of craft, (self-) care, apprenticeship, and survival within the practices of historically disadvantaged populations.

Jan 31, 2015 to Mar 7, 2015

Highlighting the allure of glass

Jan 31, 2015 to Mar 21, 2015

An exhibition of new work by Betty Woodman.

Jan 31, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Work inspired by some of the greatest minds in the world.

Mimura Chikuho, "Hope," 2004. Bamboo (madake), rattan, lacquer. Photo © Susan Einstein.

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Featuring innovative baskets and sculptural forms made of bamboo.

Ellen Schön, Vortex

Jan 31, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Celebrating a legendary Massachusetts collaborative gallery and studio of the 1970s and '80s.

"Fig. 6 (Sisilia Sii)" Photograph By Roy W. Hamilton. Nua Kota, Ndona, 2006 (Pg. 19).

Jan 31, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

Weavers and batik artists speak for themselves.

Feb 1, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

Sampling the vanguard of contemporary basketry.

Quilt (detail). Image courtesy of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum.

Feb 1, 2015 to Aug 25, 2015

Examples of the influence that Asian art and culture has had on American quiltmaking.

Feb 1, 2015 to May 31, 2015

Focusing on sewn signatures as visual ciphers and as a method of social engagement.

Feb 1, 2015 to Nov 21, 2015

Using quiltmaking to engage in the political, economic, social, and psychological aspects of war.

Feb 1, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

An international exhibition of innovative fiber art.

Feb 1, 2015 to Aug 18, 2015

Applications for the Toe River Arts Juried Show, open to all mediums.

Feb 2, 2015 to May 30, 2015

Regional craft artists explore the theme of reconciliation.

Feb 2, 2015 to May 2, 2015

The Waterford Foundation invites application to exhibit at the 72nd Annual Waterford Homes Tour and Craft Exhibit.

Caroline Streep, "Magic Charm." Japanese and Chinese glass beads, turquoise, silver clad pewter, bronze, steel wire.

Feb 2, 2015 to Feb 28, 2015

Featuring the African-inspired bead work of Caroline Streep.

Judy Loope, "Huipils Wobble (Detail)"

Feb 3, 2015 to Mar 28, 2015

Work by Virginian artists inspired by Guatemalan weavings.

"Sundance" by Jinny Beyer, 1995

Feb 3, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Contemporary quilts by artist Jinny Beyer.

Feb 3, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

An exhibition of vintage and antique quilts

Stoney Lamar, "Torso for WT (William Turnbull)," 1997. Ash.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

The last stop on a national tour and incorporates additional new work by the artist.

Susan Knight, "Contours and Thickness."

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 25, 2015

Anne Stacy, "Body, Mind & Soul," 2014. Raku clay, metal. Photo by Anne Stacy.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

A juried group exhibition that invites artists to consider the idea of nourishment.

(left) Halston, dress, printed knit cotton, c.1976, USA, gift of Ms. Gayle Osman, 91.41.1. (right) Yves Saint Laurent, dress, printed silk chiffon, 1971, France, gift of Lauren Bacall, 86.126.14. Photograph by Eileen Costa. © The Museum at FIT.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 18, 2015

An exhibition that celebrates two of the most influential fashion designers of the 1970s.

William Daley, Joy-Full Libation Vesica, 2010. Unglazed ground stoneware. Image courtesy of the Society of Arts and Crafts.

Feb 6, 2015 to Mar 27, 2015

Including 14 different works from Daley’s 7 decade-long career.

Kelly O'Briant, "Cabinets for Important Things" (detail: "Cabinet for Small Offerings"), 2014, 4' x 8', Porcelain, wood, paint, nails, glass, thread. Photo by Peter Bugg.

Feb 6, 2015 to May 10, 2015

An installation of work by contemporary ceramicist Kelly O’Briant.

Seth Gould, "Non Si Butta Via Niente" (detail), 2012. Iron, tool steel, fine silver, brass, copper, pig bone. Photo by the artist.

Feb 6, 2015 to May 10, 2015

Taking a critical look at the relationship between craft and dining.

Susan Iverson, Slow Passage. Image coutrtesy American Tapestry Alliance.

Feb 6, 2015 to Apr 24, 2015

Kaneko is pleased to host the 10th American Tapestry Biennial.

Feb 6, 2015 to Mar 22, 2015

An exhibition that traces the history of fiber art through the later half of the 20th century.

Artist Unknown, "Brothers," circa 1895-1915. U.S.A., found in New Hampshire. Mixed Fabrics, leather, animal fur, porcelain. Collection of Deborah Neff. Photo by Ellen McDermott © Deborah J. Neff.

Feb 7, 2015 to Jul 5, 2015

A collection of 125 unique, handmade African American dolls made between 1850 and 1940.

Yamada Hikaru (1923–2001), "Kokutō tōban (Smoke-blackened Ceramic Flat Form)," ca. 1991. Stoneware with inlays, smoke blackened, Courtesy of Carol and Jeffery Horvitz. Image courtesy of the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Feb 7, 2015 to Apr 26, 2015

Pair modern and contemporary Japanese prints and ceramics.

Sheila Hicks, Banisteriopsis II,1965–66/2010. Wool and linen, dimensions variable. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, Gift of the artist in honor of Jenelle Porter. ©Charles Mayer.

Feb 7, 2015 to Apr 12, 2015

A survey of the rich and complex field of fiber-based sculpture.

Feb 7, 2015 to Sep 6, 2015

An exhibition of LEGO® art by Nathan Sawaya.

Feb 7, 2015 to May 3, 2015

A comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day.

Nnenna Okore, "Tomorrow Never Dies," 2014. Burlap, dye, wire, and acrylic. Image courtesy of Elmhurst Art Museum.

Feb 7, 2015 to May 3, 2015

New work by internationally celebrated sculptor Nnenna Okore.

Feb 12, 2015 to Jun 30, 2015

Looking for new artisans to exhibit at the 24th Annual Nantucket Art and Artisan Show.

Man's shirt, ca. 1850. Niimiipu (Nez Perce), Oregon or Idaho. Hide, porcupine quills, horsehair, wool, glass beads, pigment. 32 11/16 × 60 2/3 in. Diker no. 666. Courtesy American Federation of Arts.

Feb 12, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Master works of American Indian art from the Diker Collection...

Feb 12, 2015 to Sep 1, 2015

A biannual juried exhibition at Sebastopol Center for the Arts.

Feb 13, 2015 to May 29, 2015

The Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State is excited to announce a call for work to be exhibited in “Art in Craft Media 2015.” Presented by the Sylvia L.

Wilhelm Lucas von Cranach (German, 1861-1918), "Octopus Waist Clasp," c. 1900. Collection of Richard H. Driehaus. Photograph by John A. Faier, 2014, © The Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

Feb 14, 2015 to Jan 3, 2016

Featuring more than 250 stunning pieces of art jewelry.

Feb 20, 2015 to May 16, 2015

Delving into the life and mind of the collector.

Feb 20, 2015 to Mar 20, 2015

The gallery seeks work with both loose and specific interpretations of enlightenment.

Rei Chikaoka, "Release," 2013. Kilncast glass, metal. 9.125 x 12 x 9.75 in. Photo courtesy of Bullseye Gallery.

Feb 20, 2015 to Jun 14, 2015

Featuring this years “Emerge” finalists and some of the finalists of the past.

Work by Raychel Wengenroth

Feb 21, 2015 to Mar 29, 2015

Celebrating Wengenroth’s artistic journey.

David Ellsworth, "Intersphere from Solstice Series," 1991. Burned ash and pigment, 14 x 16 x 9 1/2 in (35.6 x 40.6 x 24.2 cm). Peabody Essex Museum, Gift of Lillian Montalto Bohlen. Photo by Terry Martin.

Feb 21, 2015 to Jun 21, 2015

Nearly 100 of the finest pieces from the collection will be on display.

Feb 21, 2015 to Apr 15, 2015

The Surface Design Association's 1st international juried members' exhibition.

Kerry Jameson, "Horse Head." 23 x 33 x 9 in. Image courtesy Lacoste Gallery.

Feb 21, 2015 to Mar 15, 2015

London sculptor Kerry Jameson first solo US exhibition.

William Bragdon (1884-1959) & Chauncey Thomas (1876-1950) for California Faience. Vase with Stylized Moths, 1915-22.  Earthenware, 5 x 4 ¾ inches.  Collection of Richard Rasmussen, Martinez, California.

Feb 22, 2015 to May 17, 2015

Celebrating the esteemed ceramic workshop of William Bragdon and Chauncey Thomas.

Feb 27, 2015 to May 28, 2015

The Wichita Center for the Arts is seeking work for their 2015 All Media Craft Exhibition.

Feb 27, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

The Bead & Boutique Arts Show specializes in one-of-a-kind works of art.

"Breaks, Seams, and Boundaries" at Duane Reed Gallery. Image courtesy of Duane Reed Gallery.

Feb 27, 2015 to Apr 4, 2015

An all-media group exhibition highlighting the gallery’s premier artists.

Jeannine Marchand, "Folds XX," 2014. Clay, wood, steel. 48 x 12 x 4 in.

Feb 27, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015

Drawing on the insight and curatorial eyes of past members of the clay faculty at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts.

Feb 27, 2015 to Aug 9, 2015

Exploring the early career of Alabama artist Frank Fleming.

Feb 27, 2015 to Mar 1, 2015

Featuring 125 contemporary craft artists offering works in a dozen media.

Feb 27, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015

An exhibition of three functional potters.

William Claxton (1927–2008), Peggy Moffitt in Rudi Gernreich, "Blouse and Hat from the Siamese Collection (detail)," 1968. Digital print, 24 x 20 in. (60.96 x 50.8 cm), ©William Claxton, LLC, courtesy of Demont Photo Management, with permission of the Rudi Gernreich trademark.

Feb 28, 2015 to May 24, 2015

Gernreich’s garments were meant to be dynamic, wearable, and liberating.

Feb 28, 2015 to May 31, 2015

An exhibition that celebrates the history and craftsmanship behind the guitar.