Call to Artists

Quilts In The Forest

Looking Forward, Honoring The Past, 4th Biennial Quilt Show in Volcano, HI.

Friday,  July  22nd – August  14th,  2022

Open to all Hawai’i Island Quilters

A Call to Artists:

Application Entry Dates:  April 1st – May 27th, 2022.


Deadline to apply: May 27th at 11:59 PM

Entry forms:  All entries must be submitted digitally at   A photograph of each artwork is required to complete the online submission.

Entry Fee:  A non-refundable entry fee must accompany each application: $25 for one entry, $ 40 for two, and $ 50 for three entries. Pay by check, payable to Volcano Art Center, cash or credit card.

Acceptance Rules:

  • Each entrant can submit up to 3 pieces of work. The show committee has the discretion of choosing work subject to the space available.
  • Each piece can be no larger than 85 wide x 105 tall” (Queen size).
  • Entry must consist of at least 3 layers, held together by some form of stitching, by hand or machine.
  • Quilts must have a 4” hanging sleeve, attached to the top. Quilts without sleeves will not be accepted without prior arrangements with the show committee.
  • The value must be listed for all quilts, for sale or not. 
  • Entries must remain on display for the duration of the show whether sold or not.
  • Quilts made from kits will not be accepted.
  • There will be an artist/ VAC split of 60/40 (65/35 for VAC members) on all sales.

Acceptance:  Artists will be notified of acceptance via email by  Friday, June 10th, 2022.

Accepted quilts may be shipped as long as they are received by Friday, July 15th.  Please notify VAC if you plan on shipping your quilt.

Drop off of accepted quilts in person on Friday, July 15th between 11 am -2 pm at VAC’s Niaulani Campus. (19-4074 Old Volcano Rd. ) in Volcano, Hawaiʻi.

For more information or if you have any questions contact Fia Mattice at (808) 967-8222 or email

  • VAC reserves the right to omit from the exhibition accepted quilts that differ dramatically from what is represented by the photo submitted online.
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