The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Inc.
Promoting Fiber Art in New Mexico
The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Inc. (AFAC) is presenting their 2018 Spring show, themed Earth, Wind & Fiber, April 7-8, 2018 at the ABQ Garden Center. Fiber artists of all skill levels are invited to submit their work Jan 1 through Feb 25, 2018. Entrants are invited to use their personal interpretation of this theme in the pieces they enter. A maximum of three pieces per entrant will be allowed. Co-sponsoring guild members may enter without cost; entries from all others will be $10.00 per entry. Please be sure to complete the correct form; there is a form for members and a form for non-members (which will take you to PayPal for payment). If you have your own method for displaying your item, please note it in the Technique Used box; we will accommodate you, if we can. Also, before you begin the form, please ensure that your photos conform to our requirements:
Photo Requirements: Naming convention: LastNameFirstName-NameofPiece (e.g. SmithMary-RoosterOrigami); size is maximum of 14 megabytes
Photo Recommendations: Use of camera/phone with minimum of 4 mega pixels; photo is minimum of 1800 pixels on one side; send as a jpeg file
Click to go to the entry form links.
The Fiber Arts Fiesta is the Council's main fundraiser and is presented biennially in odd years with the cooperation of the Council's co-sponsoring guilds. 2017 BEST of SHOW (for judged entries) and VIEWERS' CHOICE (for non-judged entries) are showing in the carousel above.
The Fiber Arts Education Committee offers opportunities in keeping with the Council's educational mission. Additionally, there are three fiber arts storyboards available for educational purposes. Click Here for further information about the Education Committee. And, learn about other Fiber Arts Exhibits. We are looking forward to the Spring Show, Earth, Wind and Fire, at the Albuquerque Garden Center in April.
The Co-sponsoring Guilds elect or appoint representatives to participate in the Fiesta Committee and Educational Committee planning meetings.To learn more about the individual guilds, go to Guilds.
Council Board members are drawn from the guilds' membership. The current Board Officers and Directors are listed at Council Board.
The electronic Fiber Arts Newsletter (eFAN) is another component of the Council's ongoing efforts to publicize and encourage interest in the fiber arts. We publish a monthly electronic Fiber Arts Newsletter (eFAN) of events and exhibits in New Mexico. At Fiber Arts Newsletter, you can read the latest issue, as well as back issues. To have the eFAN emailed directly to you, complete the .