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Two by Twenty -  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
various locations  •  March 9, 2017 -  November 11, 2017

Two works each by twenty artists equals forty art quilts to explore and a multitude of potential pairings to consider. The pieces as a whole demonstrate the wide range of approaches in the quilt art genre. From bold and graphic to subtle explorations of texture and nuance, there is More Info

Exposures (SAQA Regional) -  Chandler Center for the Arts + Vision Gallery
Chandler, Arizona  •  June 10, 2017 -  August 26, 2017

A juried summer-long celebration of art quilts by AZ SAQA members. Reception: Jun 10, 2017, 2-4 pm Ice Star by Laurie FagenMore Info

H2Oh! -  National Quilt Museum
Paducah, Kentucky  •  June 25, 2017 -  September 19, 2017

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

Under the Western Sun (SAQA Regional) -  Macey Center for the Performing Arts
Golden, Colorado, USA  •  July 24, 2017 -  September 11, 2017

UNDER THE WESTERN SUN is SAQA's regional juried challenge featuring Western quilt art by Western artists. Where an artist lives impacts the voice with which they speak, here in the West we experience extremes of climate and altitude; intense color and light, unusual landscapes and plants; unique More Info

Food for Thought -  Mulberry Cultural Center
Mulberry, Florida  •  July 27, 2017 -  September 16, 2017

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 More Info

The State of WA(ter) (SAQA Regional) -  Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum
La Conner, WA   •  August 2, 2017 -  October 29, 2017

SAQA WA Region is pleased to be mounting its first regional exhibition, the State of WA(ter). Although nearly 5,000 square miles of our state are covered in water, the landscapes of the western and eastern regions could hardly be more different. Washington is a state shaped by extremes of water: More Info

My Corner of the World
Various locations in Australia   •  August 10, 2017 -  November 27, 2017

My Corner of the World invited the artist to examine a world, real or imagined, that represented what is important in life.  It might be where the artist resides, works, or grew up. It might be a favorite place from any point in life or a special internal place. My Corner of the World looks More Info

Deeply Rooted (SAQA Regional - Midwest states) -  Octagon Center for the Arts
Ames, Iowa  •  August 11, 2017 -  October 28, 2017

The SAQA regional touring exhibit DEEPLY ROOTED showcases the work of outstanding quilt artists from four Midwest states: Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. The exhibit explores what it means to be deeply rooted. How does our connection to nature, community and spirituality nourish us? More Info

Wicked Good Art Quilts (SAQA Regional)
various locations  •  August 17, 2017 -  September 30, 2017

Wicked Good Art Quilts is one of the featured exhibits at Mancuso’s World Quilt New England, on view August 17-19 at the Radisson in Manchester NH.  This is the second of three venues for the regional showcase. The final stop will be the Bridgewater Mill, in Bridgewater VT for the More Info

SAQA IL/WI Stitched Together (SAQA Regional) -  Marshfield Clinic New Visions Gallery
Marshfield, Wisconsin, USA  •  September 11, 2017 -  October 27, 2017

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 Together.   Reception: Sunday, More Info

The Declaration of Sentiments 1848 -The Struggle Continues -  AQS Quilt Week Fall Paducah
Paducah, KY   •  September 13, 2017 -  September 16, 2017

The Declaration of Sentiments is the foundational document for women’s rights drafted in Seneca Falls, New York, July 1848 at our nation’s first women’s rights convention. Some of the women’s concerns at that time were employment, educational opportunities, voting and More Info

My Corner of the World - Canada
France and Italy  •  September 14, 2017 -  October 22, 2017

My Corner of the World (Canada) invited the artist to create a glimpse of the spirit of Canada; to convey through their art something true, meaningful and important about this beautiful country and its people. This exhibition debuted along with the parallel all-SAQA My Corner of the World More Info

Today`s Quilts - Art in Stitch (SAQA Regional) -  Center for Contemporary Art
Sweetwater, TX  •  September 15, 2017 -  September 20, 2017

Today’s Quilts-Art in Stitch will showcase recent work by Texas SAQA members. The theme is intentionally broad enough to encompass all sorts of art quilts, fiber art and textile surface design. Both two-dimensional and three-dimensional art were considered. Reception: Sept. 23, 2017, More Info

Concrete and Grassland
9th Asia Quilt Festival, Shanghai, China  •  September 22, 2017 -  September 24, 2017

Concrete & Grassland explores the juxtaposition of the natural landscape and the human constructed cityscape. This call for entry asked artists to submit works that explore either the soft lines of nature or the hard lines of urban structures—or a combination of both. More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric -  International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas
IQF: Houston, Texas  •  November 2, 2017 -  November 5, 2017

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 -  International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas
IQF: Houston, Texas  •  November 2, 2017 -  November 5, 2017

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

Wild Fabrications -  Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Wausau, Wisconsin  •  December 17, 2017 -  February 25, 2018

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

Layered Voices -  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

SAQA IL/WI Stitched Together (SAQA Regional) -  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! -  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