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Tranquility -  Texas Quilt Museum
La Grange, Texas, USA  •  January 5, 2017 -  March 25, 2017

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

Earth Stories  -  Erie Museum of Art
Erie, PA  •  January 20, 2017 -  June 11, 2017

There are many stories of hope across the globe. Both individuals and small groups are working on projects that, when added together, make a positive impact on increasing the quality of life on this planet. Earth Stories celebrates the stories of people or projects that enhance the planet, make More Info

Food for Thought -  Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum
Temple, Texas  •  January 31, 2017 -  April 1, 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 bodies, More Info

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

On the Fringe (SAQA Regional) -  Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center
Pleasanton, California, USA  •  March 9, 2017 -  April 15, 2017

Popular group, Studio Art Quilt Associates, returns to the Harrington Gallery with ON THE FRINGE, a showcase of exciting art quilts by artists from the Northern California/Northern Nevada Region. Diverse materials and a variety of surface design techniques, such as photography, painting, More Info

Wild Fabrications -  Grace Hudson Museum
Ukiah, California  •  March 25, 2017 -  June 25, 2017

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 More Info

Layered Voices -  International Quilt Study Center & Museum,
Lincoln, Nebraska  •  March 31, 2017 -  July 30, 2017

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, More Info

Deeply Rooted (SAQA Regional - Midwest states) -  Great Plains Art Museum
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA  •  April 1, 2017 -  July 22, 2017

The taproot of the Compass Plant, a Midwest prairie native, grows 20 feet deep into the soil. In 1837 John Deere developed a steel plow that was well-suited for cutting through the prairie soil. As the prairie was uprooted, settlers put down their own roots.What does it mean to be deeply More Info

SAQA Regional: Blending Poetry and Cloth
Various Oregon locations  •  April 4, 2017 -  June 30, 2017

Blending Poetry and Cloth entries required that the artist reference a piece of poetry, a song or a quotation in creating their composition. Poetry and art have been inextricably linked for as long as they have both been in existence - one illuminating the other and requiring the use of More Info

Tranquility  -  International Quilt Festival / Chicago
IQF: Chicago, IL  •  April 6, 2017 -  April 8, 2017

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 More Info

Turmoil -  International Quilt Festival / Chicago
IQF: Chicago, IL  •  April 6, 2017 -  April 8, 2017

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 More Info

SAQA IL/WI Stitched Together (SAQA Regional) -  International Quilt Festival - Chicago
Rosemont, Illinois, USA  •  April 6, 2017 -  April 8, 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 More Info

Made in New Mexico: Structural Diversity -  New Mexico State Capitol Gallery
Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA  •  April 14, 2017 -  August 17, 2017

The group of artists belonging to the New Mexico region of Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc is dedicated to exploring the use of fiber in fine art. The interpretation of the theme of structures resulted in many points of view, from human architecture, ancient and modern, to animal More Info

My Corner of the World -  Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
Perth, Australia  •  May 24, 2017 -  May 28, 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 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

Deeply Rooted (SAQA Regional - Midwest states) -  Octagon Center for the Arts
Ames, Iowa  •  August 1, 2017 -  October 1, 2017

The taproot of the Compass Plant, a Midwest prairie native, grows 20 feet deep into the soil. In 1837 John Deere developed a steel plow that was well-suited for cutting through the prairie soil. As the prairie was uprooted, settlers put down their own roots.What does it mean to be deeply More Info

Turmoil -  Festival of Quilts
Birmingham, United Kingdom  •  August 10, 2017 -  August 13, 2017

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 More Info

Tranquility -  Festival of Quilts
Birmingham, United Kingdom  •  August 10, 2017 -  August 13, 2017

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 More Info

My Corner of the World -  Budawang Building at Exhibition Park
Canberra, Australia  •  August 10, 2017 -  August 13, 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

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

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

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

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