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2018 SAQA Benefit Auction - Now accepting donations 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction - Now accepting donations
Be part of SAQA’s most-anticipated fund-raising event! Donate a 12 x 12-inch art quilt to our 2018 Benefit Auction to support our exhibition and outreach programs. This year's auction will take place online from September 14 through October 7.  Final Deadline: June 1, 2018
 

Meet Your Representatives Meet Your Representatives
Learn more about our Regional Representatives! This month we are featuring Sherry Mozley (Alabama & Mississippi) and Jennie Johnston (Western Canada)

Special Interest Groups - Join one today! Special Interest Groups - Join one today!
Want to connect with other SAQA members? Learn more about about a particular topic?

SAQA offers a series of online discussion groups called Special Interest Groups (SIGs). These meetings take place "virtually" using Zoom video conferencing technology. It's a fun way to meet other SAQA members and discuss art-related topics. 

2018 TEXtiles Conference  - Single Day Rates now available! 2018 TEXtiles Conference - Single Day Rates now available!
Art, Community & the Riverwalk: The 2018 SAQA Conference will be held April 5-8, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. Our Special Events Committee is busy planning a full schedule of fun activities, informative presenters, local activities, a regional exhibition, and more!

Collector's Choice Auction - over $9,000 raised! Collector's Choice Auction - over $9,000 raised!
Thank you to all the bidders and artists who participated in the Collector's Choice Auction. Over $9,000 was raised to support SAQA programming and outreach. Best of all, pieces from Michele's cherished collection have now found new homes!

Get your Work in the Spotlight! Get your Work in the Spotlight!
We are now accepting artwork from ALL SAQA members for the 2018 Spotlight Auction. These 6" x 8" pieces will be sold through a silent auction at the Conference Banquet. All proceeds benefit SAQA's exhibition programs. Deadline for entry: March 1, 2018

Art Quilt Quarterly - Issue 10 now available Art Quilt Quarterly - Issue 10 now available
We are excited to announce the arrival of Issue #10 of Art Quilt Quarterly - a quarterly publication designed to appeal to collectors and admirers of art quilts everywhere. Each issue includes articles on notable collections and collectors, conservation, artists to watch, SAQA traveling exhibitions and much more. Subscribe or renew today!

Support SAQA via Amazon Smile! Support SAQA via Amazon Smile!
Support SAQA when you shop on Amazon this holiday season! #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/77-0271652 and Amazon donates a portion of the sale to Studio Art Quilt Assoc Inc.

Featured Region: Florida Featured Region: Florida
Since regions play a very important (and busy) role in our organization, we want to highlight them through a series of articles all about them! Click through to find out more about the Florida region - Representation with Flair!

Golden Hour Fabric Collection Golden Hour Fabric Collection
Immerse yourself in the magical hues of the golden hour! See what beautiful fabric designs our SAQA members created for the new Golden Hour Fabric Collection from Andover Fabrics. Fat quarters of the entire collection will be available soon in the SAQA Store!

New Partnership with Craft Industry Alliance New Partnership with Craft Industry Alliance
Interested in learning more about the business of art? Take advantage of SAQA's new partnership with the Craft Industry Alliance, a new kind of trade organization for makers, suppliers, designers, and content creators in all areas of craft. SAQA members get a discounted rate on new memberships! 

SAQA Members - Join our Facebook group! SAQA Members - Join our Facebook group!
Want to connect with other SAQA members? Then join SAQA's members-only Facebook group, a place to reach out to old friends and discover new ones! Let's talk about art, our creative journeys and what inspires us.

Make a Local Connection Today! Make a Local Connection Today!
Interested in meeting with other SAQA members? It's easy to make a local connection - contact your Regional Rep today to find out more about this program. No matter who you are or where you are, you’re always connected with SAQA.

Watch the SAQA Video! Watch the SAQA Video!
Learn about SAQA’s global community of artists, collectors & arts professionals!  This 15 minute film all about SAQA includes member interviews PLUS beautiful artwork. Find out more about SAQA's history and how our members get inspired to create.

2017 Trunk Show - schedule a viewing today! 2017 Trunk Show - schedule a viewing today!
SAQA’s traveling trunk shows are designed to showcase SAQA’s diversity of talent and allows audiences to engage with the quilts in an up-close and personal way. Eight different trunks (with over 450 pieces in total) are now traveling to locations around the globe. Schedule a viewing at your venue today!

SAQA Mentorship Program SAQA Mentorship Program
SAQA mentorship offers a goal or project-based program of peer mentoring, open to all SAQA members seeking one-on-one mentorship for a period lasting up to twelve months. The primary Mentorship Program is for artists beginning an art practice and also for experienced artists that want to explore growth opportunities with another experienced artist. Mentors can provide a wide array of options to consider and offer constructive critique. Find out more!