San Mateo County Fabric, Thread, & Woven Group
Textile Art Exhibition: Call for Entries
Fabric, Thread & Woven showcases and celebrates the strong community of local artists
working in the textile and fiber art mediums.
This is a juried exhibition in the San Mateo County Government Center Caldwell Gallery
presenting a distinct approach to innovative and traditional fiber and textile techniques, and a contemporary concept for the use of traditional and unusual materials.
The chosen work invites the viewer to experience the many facets of fiber and textile art. Accepting both two and three-dimensional wall hung pieces, including wearable art.
In 2022 the San Mateo County Office of Arts and Culture is giving special consideration to
environmental and social issues. Works that address this theme are encouraged but not required to enter or for selection into the exhibit.
A first place $100 award, a second place $50 award, and a third place $50 award will be
determined by jury.
Fabric, Thread & Woven is co-curated by Laura McHugh and Shawna Vesco Ahern
Show Dates: March 1, 2023-April 28, 2023
Exhibit Location: Caldwell Gallery, Main Floor, 400 County Center, Redwood City; Free
and Open to the public Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Submissions are due no later than January 20, 2023.
Eligibility (living in or employed by the County of San Mateo), applications, and all detailed information is at the event website: https://www.smcgov.org/ceo/fabric-thread-woven-group-textile-art-exhibition
Holiday Shows: Dotty Calabrese, Just for Fun
Handweaving & Polymer Clay by Dotty Calabrese
December 3-4 – KPFA Holiday Fair – Sat/Sun 10:00 – 5:00
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Building A, 4501 Pleasanton Ave. Pleasanton – Booth #705
$12 adult admission – $10 seniors, disabled – under 18 free
Email dottycala [at] aol [dot] com for free admission to this Fair.
December 9-11 – The Artifactory Holiday Fair
1190 Hopkins Ave. Palo Alto, CA – F/Sat/Sun 10:00 – 5:00 http://www.artifactoryholidayfair.com/
December 16-17 – Dotty’s Holiday Open Studio,
2465 Richard Ct., Mountain View 94043 – F/Sat 11:00 – 4:00
Textile Arts Council
The next Textile Arts Council talk will be in February; meanwhile, you can explore the
exhibitions, Lectures, events, and resources of the Textile Arts Council of the Fine Arts
Museums of San Francisco at https://www.textileartscouncil.org/about-tav