The Ninth Biennial Juried Show and Fiber Arts Exhibition in Albuquerque, NM
May 23, 24 & 25, 2013
(Thurs. & Fri. from 10 - 6:30 and Sat. from 10 - 5)
Daily entrance fee into the Fiesta is $5. Multi-day passes at reduced rate available at door. Age 12 and under free.
The 2013 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta will be the 9th biennial show dedicated to fiber arts education and to
the display of fiber-related artwork. The biennial Fiesta is the major fundraiser for the Albuquerque Fiber Arts
Council, Inc. Hosted by the Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Inc. (AFAC), a tax-exempt, non-profit
organization, the Fiesta includes both juried and judged works organized by 17 co-sponsoring New Mexico fiber
The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta committee is meeting regularly and planning the 2013 Fiesta. All 2013 Fiesta
information will be posted on this website as special events, special exhibits, classes and the featured artist are
finalized. Rules of Entry and official Entry Forms are now available for the 2013 Albuquerque Fiber Arts
Fiesta. At the Exhibit Entry tab, you will find a listing of all 16 Fiesta Divisions. Click on any divisions of
interest to bring up specific rules of entry and the official Fiesta Entry Form. Deadline for entries to the
Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta will be March 1st, 2013. Entry fee per exhibit entry is still $5.
**The 2011 Fiesta received 632 exhibit entry applications. To accomodate more exhibit entries
and an expanded Vendor Mall, the Fiesta occupied both large exhibit halls at the Manual Lujan
Complex, almost double the 2009 Fiesta footprint! The 2011 Fiesta hosted a vendor mall of 76
vendors, 3 fashion shows, guild and vendor demos, 11 classes and workshops, educational
exhibits and a solo show by Featured Artist, Arley Berryhill. By all accounts, the 2011 Fiesta
was a huge success and the show was enjoyed by all! To view the entire list of all 2011 Fiesta
ribbon winners by division, click 2011 Fiesta Ribbon Winners.
© 2010 Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Inc.
Last Update: March 15, 2013
Photos on this page are exhibit entries from past Fiestas.
Header Image: "Indian Orange Peel" Quilt by Sandra LaForte
The 9th Albuquerque Fiber Arts Fiesta will again occupy the two large halls of the
Manuel Lujan Complex. Click for the physical layout and the list of 2013 vendors.
"Tierra Persona", mixed media by Cat Brysch
"A Pair of Kings", pictorial quilt by Patricia Gould
"Shapes of Time: Fossil and Fire", art quilt by
"Mesa View" , weaving by Naomi Julian
"Muskrat Love", wearable art by Leslie Berky Ashcraft
Fiber Arts Council Inc.