The Albuquerque Fiber Arts Council, Inc.
Promoting Fiber Art in New Mexico
ADMISSION FEES for the 2017 FIESTA will be $8.00 per person per day; a two-day pass will be $12.00, and a three-day pass will be $16.00. Young people aged 18 and under may attend for free. Sorry, we are not set up to accept Credit or Debit cards. You may purchase tickets for $7.00 per person per day with Hold My Ticket by pressing: BUY TICKETS PLEASE BE AWARE: We have not been able to get Hold My Ticket to work the way we want it to. So regardless of which day ticket you purchase, it will be valid for ANY day of the Fiesta.
Click to learn about the 2017 Fiesta CLASSES, VENDORS, FEATURED ARTIST, and SPECIAL EXHIBITS.
We are introducing a new Youth Scholarship to our list of scholarships. Click to see a listing of all the available scholarships for 2017. Deadline for all Scholarship applications is June 30, 2017.
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 (now numbering 17). 2015 BEST of SHOW (for judged entries) and VIEWERS' CHOICE (for non-judged entries) are showing in the carousel above. Go to the Exhibit Entry page to see some of the wonderful entries in the 2015 Fiesta.
The Fiber Arts Education Committee offers opportunities in keeping with the Council's educational mission. Scholarships and monetary funding for individuals and guild programs are now available by application to the Council. 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 had a great time at the Colors of the Southwest show in April, 2016 at the Albuquerque Garden Center.
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 .