Fiber Art Now is a quarterly magazine for fiber artists.
The winter 2024 issue of Fiber Art Now is the perfect way to start the new year. Learn about one artist’s balancing act to keep her business alive and how another artist works to keep her heritage alive. We revisit a couple of artists from previous issues to see what they’ve been up to and discover how another artist’s change of perspective changed her art. And the Excellence in Fibers IX exhibition offers an awe-inspiring mix of everything from unique vessels to soaring installations. The stories are enticing, and the art will astound you. It is not to be missed!
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What's inside an issue
of Fiber Art Now?
Installations can fill an entire room, hanging from the ceiling or positioned on the floor. Our jurors select installations created with any fiber or textile technique.
It isn’t only about clothing! Wearables are functional body adornments yet can also be viewed as sculpture. Think apparel, jewelry, and accessories such as hats, scarves, gloves, or shoes.
Viewing vessel and basketry forms have you wondering what they were designed to contain? An object, either purposeful or imagined might be hidden inside. A range of these forms are created with basketry techniques while others are constructed with various fibers.
Artwork that is mounted on the wall or laid on a floor could be a quilt, a weaving, a tapestry, or a rug. But when they are three-dimensional, they surprise you with their inventiveness.
Free-standing, hung from the ceiling, or displayed on a pedestal, these three-dimensional artworks enhance both interiors and public spaces.
Each issue features profiles about artists who have won awards for excellence with Fiber Art Now or who have made important contributions to the fiber arts community.
Techniques and media tell the stories:
- Rug hooking
- Latch hooking
- Hand tufting
- Wet Felting
- Needle Felting
- Nuno Felting
- Shibori Dyeing
- Handmade Paper
- Book Arts
Quarterly print magazines delivered to your door, plus access to digital versions for viewing at any time.
Digital access to our first 10 years of Fiber Art Now, available at any time from your online account.
Instant access to 20 original ebooks highlighting felt, wearables, yarn/rope/string, and more.
Additional perks such as discounted entry fees, access to grants, and a free first issue!
Linda K Schmidt
More than a magazine.
Calls for Entry
Fiber Art Now invites you to enter one of our Calls for Entry in 2023. Submissions are discounted for Fiber Art Now subscribers.
Internationally Renowned Jurors
Our internationally renowned jurors select artwork for exhibitions that appear in the magazine. All juried exhibitions include cash awards.
World-class Exhibit Venues
Selected artwork is eligible for onsite exhibits at our world-class partner venues.
Fiber Art Now offers support to artists and organizations with seven grant opportunities, including for Emerging Artists, Teacher Excellence, and Public Installation.
Fiber Art Now partners with
businesses and non-profits who serve our community, offering exclusive resources,
Events & Workshop Listings
We have recently updated our Workshop and Event listings. Check out the new listings which will be updated on a weekly basis!