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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

Transitions (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  August 2, 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

BRIDGE (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  August 3, 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

My Corner of the World - Canada (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Mississippi Valley Textile Museum
Altamonte, Ontario  •  August 4, 2018 -  September 22, 2018

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

Stitched Together (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Fine Line Creative Arts Center
St. Charles, Illinois  •  August 31, 2018 -  October 13, 2018

Wisconsin/Illinois Region Stitched Together is a touring exhibition of contemporary art quilts by Illinois and Wisconsin regional members of SAQA. The exhibit consists 30 art quilts by 30 artists and was juried by Illinois fiber artist Sharon L. Wright. A wide variety of styles, methods More Info

Stepping Inside the Outside (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Highland Hall & Gardens
Falmouth, Massachusetts  •  September 8, 2018 -  October 31, 2018

“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

Passages (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  September 12, 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

Wild Fabrications (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Quilt & Sewing Expo
Cincinnati, Ohio  •  September 20, 2018 -  September 22, 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 must remember that More Info

Food for Thought (SAQA Global Exhibition)
10th Asia Quilt Festival, Shanghai, China  •  September 21, 2018 -  September 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, food More Info

Fibre Theatricks (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Firehouse Arts Center/Harrington Art Gallery
Pleasanton, California  •  September 27, 2018 -  October 27, 2018

Nor CA/Nor NV The magic and experience of a live performance leaves many impressions. Whether a comedy, a musical or a drama, it moves us all in different ways. These visions can bring a smile to our face, a song to our lips or serious thoughts and curiosities. It suggests the feelings, More Info

Wild Fabrications (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Quilt & Sewing Expo
Fredericksburg, Virginia  •  September 27, 2018 -  September 29, 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 must remember that More Info

Local Color 3: Inspired by Science (SAQA Regional Exhbition)
various locations  •  October 1, 2018 -  December 31, 2018

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

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

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt & Stitch Show - Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan  •  October 4, 2018 -  October 6, 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

Concrete & Grassland (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  The Knitting & Stitching Show
London, UK  •  October 11, 2018 -  October 14, 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

Wide Horizons VI (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Vicenza Convention Centre / Fiera Di Vicenza
Vicenza, Italy  •  October 18, 2018 -  October 21, 2018

Europe/Middle East The expression ‘'Wide Horizons' often evokes feelings of openness, exploration, experimentation, new work, new themes, new stories. But the words can also be interpreted as in-depth analysis of favorite subjects, seeing familiar things in a new light, pushing the More Info

Dusk to Dawn (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt Festival Houston
Houston, Texas  •  November 8, 2018 -  November 11, 2018

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 Houston
Houston, Texas  •  November 8, 2018 -  November 11, 2018

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 More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt & Stitch Show - Osaka
Osaka, Japan  •  November 8, 2018 -  November 10, 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

Concrete & Grassland (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  The Knitting & Stitching Show
Dublin, Ireland  •  November 8, 2018 -  November 11, 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

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

Wild Fabrications (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Quilt & Sewing Expo
Novi, Michigan  •  November 15, 2018 -  November 17, 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 must remember that 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
Shattuck, 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

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

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

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

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