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SAQA Florida Retreat (Florida members) -  Atlantic Center for the Arts  •   New Smyrna Beach, FL
February 9, 2018 - February 12, 2018

Please join us for an artistic getaway to work on your own art quilting projects, network with fellow artists, and see demos and presentations on diverse topics. For example, we’ll offer sessions about using Photoshop Elements to crop and resize photographs, work with layers, add a drop shadow, and other useful tips. Other member-provided programming will cover a variety of techniques for design and construction, professional development, and marketing.

We will have both a Wet studio for painting and dyeing and a Dry studio to work in. Those SAQA members with Florida as a 2nd region are eligible to attend. Just 28 openings will be available.

Registration is FULL! 

To be added to waiting list contact Gretchen Brooks at

Florida Retreat

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The retreat will take place on the peaceful wooded grounds of the Atlantic Center for the Arts, 1414 Art Center Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL.

The cost includes three nights lodging and all meals. The rooms are single occupancy and have a full-sized bed, work desk, small refrigerator, and a bathroom with a shower. Wireless internet is provided; rooms don’t have a television or phone. There are 4 handicap-accessible rooms, first come first served. The meals include Friday dinner through Monday lunch, with Vegetarian and Gluten-free options available. Before registering, please make sure your SAQA membership is current. When the 28 retreat spots are filled, a waiting list will be started.

Cost: $325

Includes 3 nights private lodging and all meals from Friday dinner to Monday lunch. There is a $50 charge for cancelling a reservation up to December 1, 2017. After December 1, 2017 no refunds will be issued.

Questions? Contact registrar Gretchen Brooks at

Venue Info:
Atlantic Center for the Arts