70th Anniversary Gallery Show

by | Dec 3, 2019

We are excited to announce a CHH members-only exhibition in celebration of our 70th anniversary at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft! This will be an excellent opportunity to show your work in a gallery setting. All are welcome to apply and all entries will be accepted. Basic details about the exhibition and entry guidelines are below with more information to come at a later date. We can’t wait to see what you submit – happy weaving!

Molly Koehn, Exhibition Chair


Celebrating 70 Years

April 25 – May 31, 2020 (end date is not concrete yet)
Opening reception: April 24, 2020
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main St
Houston, TX 77002

Entry Guidelines

Entry fee: $10 for one entry
Entry deadline: April 5, 2020
Delivery deadline: April 20, 2019
Work must be shipped or hand-delivered to the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
Applicants must be a member of the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston.
Limit one entry per member.
Everything entered will be accepted as long as it meets the requirements.
The exhibition will be juried for prizes. Juror and prize details TBA.
Work must be made within the last five years.

Only items in the following categories will be accepted – no exceptions:
Handwoven–Interlaced items, including basketry and wire weaving
Braiding – including kumihimo
Hand-dyed items
Handmade Felt – Includes needle felted items
Fulled Items – Includes knitted and crocheted items
Handmade Silk Fusion
Handmade Paper
Bead Weaving– Includes items woven on bead looms or using off-loom bead weaving techniques, such as brick stitch, peyote stitch, right-angle weave, ndebele, herringbone, netting, and the like. Strung beads are not acceptable.
Each of the above categories includes items made from or incorporating materials within that category.
Knitted and crocheted items are not acceptable unless fulled or made with handspun or hand-dyed yarn.

All work must be the submitting member’s own work.
Only well-crafted items made of high-quality materials will be accepted. Participants are representing themselves, CHH, the general membership, and the represented crafts.

Details on how to enter to be announced. Join us and subscribe to this website and stay informed.

Images of tapestries were woven cooperatively by guild members.