Open Call to Fibre Artists

BBAC 4th Annual Fibre Arts Exhibition - Jan 15th-March 24th 2019

The Baggage Building Arts Centre invites all Fibre Artists to submit pieces for our 4th Annual Fibre Arts Exhibition. This is an open call to Thunder Bay and regional artists to submit fibre art including weaving, felting, quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidery and so much more.

Submission Deadline:  Nov 30th, 2018

·         Each person/group may submit Two pieces, the pieces chosen will depend on space availability we will take at least one piece from each artist

·         Submissions including the following information may be sent email to

       - An image of the work

       - Artist Name

                 - Contact email and phone #

                 - Title or Name of the artwork

       - Type of design/pattern & materials used

        - Size

        - Price or "Not For Sale"

·         Please make sure your pieces are display ready

·         The exhibition curator will work with artists to achieve creative ways to display hanging and non-hanging artwork.

·         the following criteria will be considered when selecting work for the exhibit:
• Originality
• Artistic merit and interest
• Creativity of expression and medium/s used
• The ability to display the work of art

·         Artists will be notified by email on or before Dec 15th, 2018  of the selected pieces


·         All artwork will be hung by the BBAC

·         Each piece must have a label pinned to the back with the following info:
Name/Title of the work, Type of materials, Artist's Name, Price or not for sale.

·         Artwork may be priced for sale or marked not for sale, the BBAC takes a 20% commission on all sales be sure to price accordingly

·         All works must be finished and ready for display, please be sure the work is clean, crease free and that all loose fibres and lint have been removed


Drop Off Dates: January 5th, 6thth and 8th, 9th

Saturday and Sunday--------------12pm-4pm

Tuesday and Wednesday --------11am-5pm



Pick Up Dates:  March 26th & 27th

Tuesday 26th--------11am-5pm

Wednesday 27th ---11am-5pm

If drop off or pick up times do not work with your schedule please contact me closer to the date to make other arrangements   Angie at the BBAC - 684-2063