Calls for Entry

We invite anyone working with fiber or using traditional fiber art techniques to enter our exhibitions. HGA Individual, Family and Professional Artist Members receive a discounted entry fee. Complimentary entry is available to Students enrolled in accredited educational institutions.

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Small Expressions 2023

Annual Exhibit of Small Scale Works

Produced by the Handweavers Guild of America, Inc. (HGA), Small Expressions is an annual juried exhibit featuring contemporary small-scale works. The exhibit showcases works created using fiber techniques in any media, not to exceed 15 inches (38 cm) in any direction, including mounting, framing, or display devices. The exhibit is available for travel.

Exhibit: July 5 – September 3, 2023, to be held at the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, La Conner, Washington, USA. Following the Washington show, the exhibit will tour the United States through June 2024.

Juror: Allyce Wood

Entry deadline is March 29, 2023

For entry details, refer to the Small Expressions Prospectus

To enter, pay the entry fee here. After payment, you'll receive an email with the link to the application.


  • Cash prizes provided by HGA include: $500 First, $250 Second, $100 Third
  • Winning works will be published in future edition of Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot magazine
  • Winning works will be featured on HGA's Instagram and Facebook
  • All selected works will be featured in an online exhibit photo album
  • Additional Honors and/or cash prizes may be sponsored by individuals or groups

Entry Fees per Piece

  • $0 - Students (with HGA Student membership or proof of current enrollment)
  • $17 - HGA Members
  • $25 - Non-HGA Members

March 29, 2023 - Small Expressions 2023 Touring Exhibition

Book an Exhibit

We are always looking for Galleries and Museums to host our Small Expressions exhibition. To request a show, please complete this form.

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Additional Resources

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For more information about entering or booking an exhibit call (678) 730-0010 or email