Announcing ACT's 2021 Online Art Auction 

Featuring a curated collection of artworks created by members and industry friends


The Association for Contract Textiles is committed to supporting textile design, education and vocation. Since 1996, ACT has contributed scholarship funds that benefit textile students at four premier institutions:  California College of the Arts, Cranbrook, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and Thomas Jefferson University. Proceeds from ACT's 2021 Online Art Auction will go to the RISD Endowment Fund, which awards the Association for Contract Textiles Scholarship annually. 

Auction Begins: October 7, 2021 at Noon Eastern

Auction Ends: October 31, 2021 at Midnight Eastern


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Call for Artworks!

Now through September 15, 2021


Open to ACT Member Companies and Individual Members, employees of ACT member companies, RISD faculty and alumni, and colleagues in the contract textile industry. 

Art submissions will be reviewed by the ACT Curating Team.

Submissions can include but are not limited to original works such as basketry; ceramics; home décor and furnishings; jewelry; mixed media; wearables; sculpture and fine arts such as painting, photography, and printmaking; and ACT member company products.  

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