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SAQA ExhibitionsAs part of our mission to promote the art quilt, SAQA travels museum-quality exhibitions to venues around the globe. Artwork by our members has been enjoyed by millions of people at over 200 venues on 6 continents.
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2019 Conference - Call for Presenters
The Special Events Committee is seeking presentation proposals for the SAQA "Innovative Threads" Conference in San Jose, California April 25-28, 2019. We are looking for compelling proposals on topics of interest to our membership, including but not limited to innovative trends in textile art, the business of art, social media marketing, principles of design and composition, understanding the jury process, getting work into exhibits or galleries, critique/criticism, working smart, legal issues, and public speaking.
Make a Local Connection Today!
Interested in meeting with other SAQA members? It's easy to make a local connection - contact your Regional Rep today to find out more about this program. No matter who you are or where you are, you’re always connected with SAQA.
New SAQA book: Art Quilts Unfolding - now available for pre-order!
Art Quilts Unfolding: 50 years of Innovation is now available for pre-order in the SAQA Store. This SAQA publication offers full-color images of 400 masterpieces along with engaging interviews and profiles of 58 influential artists, key leaders, important events, and significant collections.
New Partnership with Craft Industry Alliance
Interested in learning more about the business of art? Take advantage of SAQA's new partnership with the Craft Industry Alliance, a new kind of trade organization for makers, suppliers, designers, and content creators in all areas of craft. SAQA members get a discounted rate on new memberships!