The objectives goals of the 2017 Biennial

Textile Art Promotion

• Strengthen, encourage, and promote artistic manifestation of contemporary textiles at local, national, and international levels.

The WTA Experience

• Provide an experiential event—one of a kind in the Americas bringing together creators and their artworks of textile art with the public at-large.

creative sensitivity

• Create a sensitive audience toward this cultural and artistic manifestation.

solidarity ties

• Strengthen solidarity ties among artists from all over the world and the local public


The 2017 Biennial

In general, the 7th WTA Biennial will not have a required theme for the artworks but instead will operate with the underlying concept of DIVERSITY

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Small Format Teatro Solis

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Large Format SUBTE

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Video Art SUBTE

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Textile Photography Teatro Solis

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Registration & Payment Steps

1. Review & Select Category

Multiple categories can be selected, submit one form per work.

2. Submit the PDF Via Email

Fill in, scan and email each work individually as instructed.

3. Submit Registration Fee

Payments can be done ONLINE or via Western Union. Follow Instructions.

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Our Passion

For almost 20 years WTA has become THE MOST IMPORTANT Textile Art Event in the Americas.

Pilar Tobon

WTA President

I continue to support WTA because it has allowed Textile Art to become a relevant category in the plastic arts.


WTA Board Member

It was an honor to direct the 5th Biennial in Argentina. It was a life changing experience.

Laura Ferrando

WTA 5th Biennial Director

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