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Life Along the Rio Grande (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  October 1, 2018 -  January 26, 2019

Regions: New Mexico, Texas, Colorado/Utah/Wyoming The wonderful variety of living things along the vitally important Rio Grande River is explored in this exhibition. Historical and cultural themes, scientific and geological topics are all represented by artists living along the More Info

Explorations: Journeys in Creativity, Inside the Quilt Artist's Studio (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  New England Quilt Musem
Lowell, Massachusetts  •  October 2, 2018 -  December 30, 2018

MA/RI, CT, VT/NH/ME This exhibit was juried by Pamela Weeks and Jane Davila with 24 artists selected from all three SAQA regions in New England. The exhibition is presented in two parts: for each show, 12 of the artists will display their 30” x 50” art quilt showcasing the signature More Info

Transitions (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  October 5, 2018 -  March 8, 2019

Atlantic Canada Region   Atlantic Region Nineteen textile artists from all four Atlantic provinces submitted one or two pieces of artwork for this juried travelling regional exhibition.  SCHEDULE:  March 29 - April 29, 2018 - Craig GalleryReception: March 28, 2018 More Info

Passages (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  November 1, 2018 -  November 30, 2018

Nebraska Region "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. Joanne Alberda - More Info

BRIDGE (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  November 5, 2018 -  November 29, 2018

Oregon Region BRIDGE Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) Oregon region is pleased to present a group exhibition of new works interpreting the concept of ‘Bridge’. The exhibit features the work of 25 fiber artists from across Oregon. The art is inspired by the broadest concept of More Info

Local Color 3: Inspired by Science (SAQA Regional Exhbition)
various locations  •  November 7, 2018 -  January 2, 2019

Connecticut RegionLocal Color 3: Inspired by ScienceThe systematic enterprise called science that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe touches every aspect of our lives. Whether it’s the ubiquitous smartphone, the More Info

Layered Voices (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  City of St. George Art Museum
St. George, Utah  •  November 10, 2018 -  March 9, 2019

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 abstract, too. We More Info

Concrete & Grassland (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  The Knitting & Stitching Show
Harrogate, UK  •  November 22, 2018 -  November 25, 2018

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. This exhibit More Info

H2Oh! (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Tucson, Arizona  •  December 1, 2018 -  February 10, 2019

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 survive or fail, More Info

Guns:Loaded Conversations (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  New England Quilt Museum
Lowell, Massachusetts  •  January 9, 2019 -  April 6, 2019

Today we find ourselves living in a society in which gun violence feels commonplace. Yet an enormous divide exists between people who cherish their heritage of gun ownership and others who are concerned about the rising tide of gun violence.Artists have been a catalyst for difficult societal More Info

Stepping Inside the Outside (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Bristol Art Museum
Bristol, Rhode Island  •  February 1, 2019 -  March 10, 2019

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden We spend our lives moving from building to building, often focused on our destination, overlooking the More Info

Textile Posters (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  International Convention Centre
Sydney, Australia  •  February 14, 2019 -  February 16, 2019

SAQA’s Textile Posters brings together the familiarity of quilts with the equally familiar vernacular of posters to create a visually exciting, informative, and emotional exhibition. Selected pieces reflect the wide diversity of posters. What all have in common is an emblematic More Info

Textile Posters (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Adelaide Convention Centre
Adelaide, Australia  •  March 21, 2019 -  March 24, 2019

SAQA’s Textile Posters brings together the familiarity of quilts with the equally familiar vernacular of posters to create a visually exciting, informative, and emotional exhibition. Selected pieces reflect the wide diversity of posters. What all have in common is an emblematic More Info

Dusk to Dawn (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt Festival Chicago
Chicago, Illinois  •  March 28, 2019 -  March 30, 2019

When the sun dips below the horizon, the world changes: the trees are lit by the silvery light of the moon, and warm lamps glow in a child's room as they listen to a bedtime story. Owls and bats take to the sky for their evening meals, while other animals curl up safely in their dens. A More Info

Metamorphosis (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt Festival Chicago
Chicago, Illinois  •  March 28, 2019 -  March 30, 2019

Metamorphosis generates transformative change in shape, nature, or structure. Animals physically develop and change from birth to maturity. Concepts and ideas morph and change over time. Even the earth’s landscape progresses through many geological and ecological stages. Change may be More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Nagoya Trade & Industry Center - Fukiage Hall
Nagoya, Japan  •  March 28, 2019 -  March 30, 2019

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

Explorations: Journeys in Creativity, Inside the Quilt Artist's Studio (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  New England Quilt Musem
Lowell, Massachusetts  •  April 3, 2019 -  June 23, 2019

MA/RI, CT, VT/NH/ME This exhibit was juried by Pamela Weeks and Jane Davila with 24 artists selected from all three SAQA regions in New England. The exhibition is presented in two parts: for each show, 12 of the artists will display their 30” x 50” art quilt showcasing the signature More Info

Textile Posters (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Royal Exhibition Building Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia  •  April 11, 2019 -  April 14, 2019

SAQA’s Textile Posters brings together the familiarity of quilts with the equally familiar vernacular of posters to create a visually exciting, informative, and emotional exhibition. Selected pieces reflect the wide diversity of posters. What all have in common is an emblematic More Info

H2Oh! (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
San Jose, California  •  April 19, 2019 -  July 14, 2019

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 survive or fail, More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Crosstown Arts
Memphis, Tennessee  •  May 3, 2019 -  July 28, 2019

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

Tranquility (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Grants Pass Museum of Art
Grants Pass, Oregon  •  June 1, 2019 -  July 31, 2019

Tranquility is defined as a quality or state of being, possessing the concepts of quiet, peacefulness, calmness or serenity.  Tranquility, as a mental and physical concept, is the primary focus of certain religious sects, whereby tranquility of the body, thoughts and consciousness are More Info

Turmoil (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Grants Pass Museum of Art
Grants Pass, Oregon  •  June 1, 2019 -  July 31, 2019

Turmoil is defined as a state of great disturbance, confusion or uncertainty.  It can be personal and internal, societal or natural. This exhibition features work that depicts chaos, discord, imbalance and tumult. Artists were requested to explore the meaning of turmoil in their own lives. More Info

Textile Posters (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Brisbane, Australia  •  June 6, 2019 -  June 9, 2019

SAQA’s Textile Posters brings together the familiarity of quilts with the equally familiar vernacular of posters to create a visually exciting, informative, and emotional exhibition. Selected pieces reflect the wide diversity of posters. What all have in common is an emblematic More Info

Tranquility (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  International Museum of Art and Science
McAllen, Texas  •  August 10, 2019 -  December 15, 2019

Tranquility is defined as a quality or state of being, possessing the concepts of quiet, peacefulness, calmness or serenity.  Tranquility, as a mental and physical concept, is the primary focus of certain religious sects, whereby tranquility of the body, thoughts and consciousness are More Info

Turmoil (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  International Museum of Art and Science
McAllen, Texas  •  August 10, 2019 -  December 15, 2019

Turmoil is defined as a state of great disturbance, confusion or uncertainty.  It can be personal and internal, societal or natural. This exhibition features work that depicts chaos, discord, imbalance and tumult. Artists were requested to explore the meaning of turmoil in their own lives. More Info

Textile Posters (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Exhibition Park, Canberra
Canberra, Australia  •  August 15, 2019 -  August 18, 2019

SAQA’s Textile Posters brings together the familiarity of quilts with the equally familiar vernacular of posters to create a visually exciting, informative, and emotional exhibition. Selected pieces reflect the wide diversity of posters. What all have in common is an emblematic More Info

Textile Posters (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Newcastle Entertainment Centre
Newcastle, Australia  •  September 26, 2019 -  September 29, 2019

SAQA’s Textile Posters brings together the familiarity of quilts with the equally familiar vernacular of posters to create a visually exciting, informative, and emotional exhibition. Selected pieces reflect the wide diversity of posters. What all have in common is an emblematic More Info

Layered & Stitched (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt Festival Houston
Houston, Texas  •  October 31, 2019 -  November 3, 2019

Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art is a gorgeous showcase of 50 art quilts by renowned master artists. Seminal works show the evolution of the art quilt from the earliest pioneers creating during the 1960s through to today’s artists experimenting with new forms, new More Info