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2018 Transformative Style – Originality, Revolution, & Repute

The 13th Annual North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival exhibition is “Transformative Style – Originality, Revolution, & Repute”!

Call for Artists’ Entries starts July 25, 2018 – Deadline for entries Sept 8, 2018

Entry Form at https://uniqueasyou.submittable.com/submit

Exhibition Opens October 5, 2018 at the Sequim Museum & Arts

2018 “Transformative Style – Originality, Revolution, & Repute” is a juried fiber arts exhibition embracing how attire and fiber artworks reveal our extraordinary spirits in color, action, and intent. All fiberworks that explores how apparel influences and makes a difference in historic consequences, altered narratives, and personal evolution. Worn inspiration and reputation, from sublime costumes to heartfelt heirlooms, authenticates individual esthetics and fuses integrity with fabric, fashion, and fate. Seasoned or newer creations are welcome. Open to all fiber arts media, not just wearable art.

Entry fee is $15 per artist for up to 3 works.

Entry Form at https://uniqueasyou.submittable.com/submit


2017 Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales

"Wall Appeal" weaving by Estelle Jackson
“Wall Appeal” by Estelle Jackson

“Threads Count – Textiles, Technology, & Tales” Opening Reception of the fiber arts exhibition which runs October 6 to November 25, 2017 at the Sequim Museum & Arts at 175 W Cedar St. Sequim WA. This juried fiber arts exhibition validates the advancement of civilization, culture, and community through fiber works that expose the application of innovations in art and science while also creatively expressing the thoughtful tales and ties that bind us together. Balancing aesthetics and utility, fiber art creators manifest meaningful stories with stitches, advocate through Craftivism, and empower inclusion by making efficient and / or exquisite objects that educate, unify, and inspire. The “Threads Count” exhibition artists includes Carolyn Abbott, Joyce Alford, Lynn Aleta Baritelle, Alex Borgen, Renne Emiko Brock, Mary Ann Clayton, Kathie Cook, Anne Davies, Marca Davies, Michele Delli Gatt, Lauralee DeLuca, Carolyn Doe, Donna Dowdney, Liisa Fagerlund, Marijane Figg, Susanne Foster, MarySue French, Carol Geer, Janet Green, Pamela Hastings, Marilyn Hiestana, Pat Herkal, Leslie Hoex, Kathy Hogan, Erica Iseminger, Estelle Jackson, Christiane Johnson, Lee Johnson, Marge Kepner, Susan Kroll, Mary Liebsch, Connie Lobo, Kathy Martin, Serena Mylchreest, Sherry Nagel, Susan Nylander, Ilse Osier, Patti Pattison, Jennifer Pelikan, Kim Perkins, Barbara Ramsey, Diane Ross, Susan Savage, Allison Sell, Gloria Skovronsky, Peggy St. George, Sue Thompson, Marla Varner, Nancy Wilcox, Diane Williams, and Beth Witters.

Exhibit Dates: October 6 – November 25, 2017

First Friday Art Walk Sequim Receptions: October 6, 2017 and November 3, 2017


Curious about the upcoming themes?

2018Transformative Style – Originality, Revolution, & Repute

2019 – Irresistible Aesthetics – Beauty, Absorption, & Ideology

2020Clarity of Vision – Coherence, Perspective, & Hinesight


North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival Director, Exhibition Juror and Curator
Renne Emiko Brock – Award winning artist, educator, and Arts advocate promoting the importance of creative education and community participation in the arts and sciences that are active and inclusive.
Questions? Please email Renne at fiberartsfestival@gmail.com

Past Themes


2007 – Domestic Art – Between Functional and Fine

2008 – Natural Material / Material Nature

2009 – Cultural Fiber – Civilization, Ethos & Strength of Character

2010  Your Daily Fiber – Conspicuous Consumption, Community & Ceremony

2011  Hand-me-downs and Pick-up-sticks – Childhood Narrations & Competitive Creations

2012  Long Yarns – Fiber Art Stories, Fables & Lessons

2013 Strong Stitches – Friendship, Cooperation & Uniforms

2014 Parallel Patterns – Significant Schemes, Seams, & Symbols

2015 – Fostered Fiber – Remembrance, Remnants & Mentors

2016 Material Measurement – Magnitude, Meaning & Makers

2017 – Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales