Exhibits and Awards

Convergence® is a highly anticipated, biennial opportunity to view hundreds of juried fiber art in a variety of exhibition settings.

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Juried Exhibits

A prospectus for each exhibit including description, requirements, juror, entry fees and deadlines will be published in the Spring of 2019. As always, entry fees for HGA individual, family, and professional artist members are discounted. Students with proof of enrollment at an accredited institution will receive complimentary entry.

  • Seasons of the Smokies, Wearable Art
  • Dogwood to Kudzu, Basketry
  • Vistas along the Appalachian Trail, Yardage
  • Symphony of the Mountains, Mixed Media

 

Invitational Exhibits

  • Leaders
  • Interns

 

Awards

  • Cash prizes provided by HGA include: First Place ($300) through Honorable Mention ($50) for awards totaling $650+.
  • Additional Honors and/or cash prizes may be sponsored by individuals or groups.
  • Winning pieces will be published in Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot magazine.
  • Winning pieces will be featured on HGA's Instagram and Facebook.

Entry Deadlines

February 5, 2020 - Symphony of the Mountains, Mixed Media Exhibition
February 12, 2020 - Vistas along the Appalachian Trail, Yardage Exhibition
February 26, 2020 - Seasons of the Smokies, Wearable Art Exhibition
March 4, 2020 - Dogwood to Kudzu, Basketry Exhibition

Sponsor a Cash Prize

To sponsor a cash prize contact Exhibits@WeaveSpinDye.org

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Download Prospectus

  • Seasons of the Smokies, Wearable Art
  • Dogwood to Kudzu, Basketry
  • Vistas along the Appalachian Trail, Yardage
  • Symphony of the Mountains, Mixed Media

For more information about Exhibits or to Sponsor an Award call (678) 730-0010 or email Exhibits@WeaveSpinDye.org.