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3D Expression    Call for Entry Deadline - February 28, 2019

Be creative in showing how textile art can expand both into the third dimension and in the future. The work may be practical, infused with meaning, or decorative, but it must meet SAQA's definition of an art quilt.

Premieres at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in September 2019


Aloft    Call for Entry Deadline - June 30, 2019

Insects, birds and even some mammals are able to fly or soar. Plant seeds are carried on breezes and by birds, while a soccer ball can fly down the field. Humankind has found ways to fly from Icarus’ attempt to create his own wings to the advent of mechanized flight, satellites, space exploration and cameras on drones that give us a new perspective on our world. We invite you to submit representational and abstract two-dimensional works of what it means to be aloft.

This exhibition will premiere in 2020 at AQS.

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Connecting our Natural Worlds    Call for Entry Deadline - January 31, 2019

With this exhibition, we are hoping YOU will help people to get closer to nature. How can you communicate the wonders of the flora, fauna, and habitat relating to your part of the natural world? Help us inspire others to become better stewards of the environment through your unique artistic interpretation of your own backyard.

Premieres at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in October 2019

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Musica!    Call for Entry Deadline - May 31, 2019

Pablo Picasso said, "To draw, you must close your eyes and sing." Both music and art can elicit emotion, create mood, evoke images, suggest movement, as well as reflect light, depth, and color. Over time many artistic practices and processes have been shaped by sound and visual expression.

Premieres in March 2020 at the National Quilt Museum

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Opposites Attract    Call for Entry Deadline - August 31, 2019

Opposing forces shape our reality in ways which are both readily apparent as well as hidden. The subject(s) can be as simple or complex as the artist wishes to examine, but the focus of the piece will showcase the interplay of two contradictory components.

Opening at Quilt Festival Chicago in Spring 2020

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Upcycle!     Call for Entry Deadline - March 31, 2019

Repurposing used materials is one of the most effective solutions there is to deal with today's environmentally devastating waste issues. Fiber art also has a rich tradition of incorporating elements that would otherwise be discarded by turning them into compelling compositions.

Premieres at the International Quilt Festival, Houston Texas (October 2019)

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