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Wild Fabrications (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Wausau, Wisconsin  •  December 2, 2017 -  February 25, 2018

Wild Fabrications celebrates a world of animals both real and fantastical. Selected artists let their imaginations run wild and created interesting and unusual interpretations of animals using unexpected or unconventional materials and adornment, and/or unusual techniques. We More Info

Art Quilts (SAQA Regional)  -  California Heritage Museum
Santa Monica, California   •  December 8, 2017 -  March 18, 2018

California/Nevada Welcome to a “no-rules” exhibition. There is no specific theme, no minimum size requirement, no insistence on recent completion, just a single-minded focus on gathering together the best of contemporary quilt art from the members of Studio Art Quilts More Info

Our Changing Landscape (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  UCM Gallery of Art and Design
Warrensburg, Missouri  •  January 8, 2018 -  February 3, 2018

Artists were encouraged to interpret their own "Changing Landscape", whether abstract, graphic, or representational. Juried by Judith Trager. Curated by Karen Hansen and Mary Kay Fosnacht. SAQA Regional Exhibition. Region: Kansas, Missouri, & Oklahoma Shannon Conley - Do You See More Info

SAQA IL/WI Stitched Together (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Anderson Arts Center
Kenosha, Wisconsin  •  January 28, 2018 -  March 18, 2018

Wisconsin/Illinois Stitched Together is an exhibit of contemporary fiber art work by Illinois and Wisconsin regional members of SAQA. The length of the Midwest SAQA IL/WI region is over 800 miles, from Northern Wisconsin to Southern Illinois. That area spans many miles of lakes, forests, More Info

Passages (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  January 30, 2018 -  November 30, 2018

"Passages" can be an exploration of a moment captured in time or the instant of movement from one state to another. Whether it is thought as anon or a verb "Passages" allowed the artist the freedom to conceive a work which is representational or abstract. Region: Nebraska Joanne Alberda - More Info

Modern Inspirations (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  QuiltCon
Pasadena, California   •  February 22, 2018 -  February 25, 2018

SAQA Presents: Modern Inspirations - Art quilts from 1970s through today documents the rich history of the art quilt movement as it relates to the development of this new quilt aesthetic. This exhibition of 30 iconic historic and contemporary quilts by master artists from around the world is More Info

SAQA - Korean Quilts Now -  AQS
various locations  •  February 28, 2018 -  August 25, 2018

Region: South Korea The Studio Arts Quilt Associates™ of the Republic of Korea began in 2010. This exhibit features a variety of art quilt techniques the group has been studying over the last several years. The group collaborated to create three of the works. Through their artwork, these More Info

The Declaration of Sentiments 1848 - The Struggle Continues (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Indiana Heritage Quilt Show
Bloomington, Indiana  •  March 1, 2018 -  March 3, 2018

This collaborative exhibition from several SAQA regions celebrates women's accomplishments and honors their struggles thoughout American History. Participating Regions: Indiana, Kentucky/Tennessee, Illinois/Wisconsin, Ohio, Kansas/Missouri/Oklahoma. Exhibition dates: March 1 - March 3, More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition)  -  Quilt Festival Chicago
Rosemont, Illinois  •  April 12, 2018 -  April 14, 2018

An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from Australia, More Info

Textile Posters (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt Festival Chicago
Rosemont, Illinois  •  April 12, 2018 -  April 14, 2018

Posters are used as a method of advertisement. They may also be employed as a way to educate on topics of historical, social or cultural significance. Posters sometimes reflect on personal, daily experiences, going beyond the medium’s original and inherent function.Some posters More Info

Guns:Loaded Conversations (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
San Jose, California  •  April 22, 2018 -  July 15, 2018

An enormous divide exists between people who cherish their heritage of gun ownership and others who are concerned that guns contribute to the rising tide of gun violence. The pieces selected for this exhibition will spark conversations relating to this important societal issue. Artists More Info

Layered Voices (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Oklahoma State University Museum of Art
Stillwater, Oklahoma  •  May 10, 2018 -  August 18, 2018

Layers are everywhere. They become apparent when we plumb the earth’s surface, make archeological digs to discover the history of civilizations, explore human anatomy, dress for the weather, dig in freshly fallen snow, and count rings in the stump of a tree. Layers are More Info

The Declaration of Sentiments 1848 - The Struggle Continues (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Findlay OH  •  May 14, 2018 -  June 29, 2018

This collaborative exhibition from several SAQA regions celebrates women's accomplishments and honors their struggles thoughout American History. Participating Regions: Indiana, Kentucky/Tennessee, Illinois/Wisconsin, Ohio, Kansas/Missouri/Oklahoma.Exhibition Dates: May 14, 2018 - June 29, More Info

Food for Thought (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  George A. Spiva Center for the Arts
Joplin, Missouri  •  May 26, 2018 -  June 23, 2018

Food! We eat every day, but how often do we really think about the food we eat? Every culture has its celebrations, family meals, and traditions that involve food. Although these vary in different parts of the world, the impact of food is unmistakable. Food nourishes and fuels our bodies, More Info

SAQA IL/WI Stitched Together (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Bloomingdale Park District Museum
Bloomingdale, Illinois, USA  •  June 23, 2018 -  July 21, 2018

The length of the SAQA IL/WI region is over 800 miles, from Northern Wisconsin to Southern Illinois. That area spans many miles of lakes, forests, farms, cities, towns, open space, skyline, and open sky. Our common passion for fiber art keeps us Stitched More Info

H2Oh! (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  New England Quilt Museum
Lowell, Massachusetts  •  July 11, 2018 -  September 23, 2018

Water - it’s everywhere! The majority of the earth’s surface is covered by water, and more than half of the human body consists of water. But water also plays an essential role in our survival.  Cultures have thrived based on their proximity to water, and crops More Info