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Call for Presenters: 2018 SAQA Conference   •   San Antonio, Texas
Deadline:  August 1, 2017

The Special Events Committee of Studio Art Quilt Associates Inc. (SAQA) is seeking presentation proposals for its TEXtiles conference in San Antonio, Texas April 5-8, 2018. We expect 150-200 conference attendees.

We are looking for compelling proposals on topics of interest to our membership, including but not limited to art of the southwest, 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.

Presentations may take the form of lectures with visuals (usually 60 minutes, including a question and answer session) or panel discussions with a moderator (the entire panel normally takes between 60-90 minutes, including a question and answer session), or breakout sessions (usually given twice in a day to smaller groups of attendees and lasting between 45-60 minutes).