Contextile 2022 Contemporary Textile Art Biennial

February 10, 2022

Contextile invites all artists, national and internationally, to present artworks for selection to the International Exhibition (competitive), integrated in the programme of its 6th Edition, Contextile 2022 – Contemporary Textile Art Biennial, which will take place in the city of Guimarães, Portugal, from the 3rd September to the 30th October 2022.

The proposals and artworks submitted for the competition will have to be around the textile element, through its concept, theme, techniques or materials. The artworks will have to be highly creative, original and technically competent.

The International Competitive Exhibition will be composed by 50 artworks from 50 artists. Will also be accepted and selected 2 artworks for implementation in the outdoors (public space).

There is no entry fee.


Open worldwide to textile artists, aged 18 years or over.


The jury will award an Acquisition Prize of 6000 EUR and Honourable Mentions, at the moment of the biennial’s opening. Also, the 50 works of the international exhibition may also be selected, during the biennial, for the ATP Acquisition prize and the ASM Acquisition prize, in the amount of 2500 EUR each.

Deadline:  March 5, 2022

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