What is fiber art? Defined as artwork that is made of flexible, linear materials and/or constructed using textile techniques such as stitching, weaving, dying, and embroidering; fiber art may be two- or three dimensional and the materials used may be natural or man made.
Fiberart International 2019 (FI2019)is the 23rd in a series of triennial juried exhibitions sponsored by the Fiberarts Guild of Pittsburgh. Featuring artworks by established and emerging fiber artists from the United States and abroad, the exhibition will provide a unique insights into current trends and innovations in the constant evolving craft field of fiber.
Fiberart International is recognized among fiber artists around the world as a benchmark exhibition, the Fiberart International highlights innovative work rooted in traditional fiber materials, structure, processes and history, as well as art, which explores unexpected relationships between fiber and other creative disciplines.
FI2019 is produced by FIBERARTS GUILD OF PITTSBURGH, INC., a non-profit, member supported organization that promotes the appreciation of fiber art and fosters its creative development and continuance. Since 1967, the Fiberarts Guild has sponsored juried exhibitions that bring innovative contemporary works of art in fiber from around the world to Pittsburgh, PA.