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Regional Exhibitions

A Sense of Community

Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia Region

A collaborative exhibition of quilts made to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. The exhibition will celebrate the community of quilters between US and Canada.

A Sense of Community

Art Cloth North IV

Alaska Region

This exhibit is designed as a showcase of work from SAQA member artists. The intention will be to display a cohesive selection of work from featured artists, which demonstrates their unique style and artistic vision.

Art Cloth North IV

Blues and Other Hues (SAQA Regional)

Illinois and Wisconsin Region

Music and Art, creativity and imagination, innovation and perception, one affects the other until the edges blur. Envisioning rhythm, balance, and texture the artist is free from any preconceived notion of cloth. Use of the color blue is encouraged.


Connections

Oceania Region

The exhibition explores the theme of Connections and its many interpretations: from relationships to physical bonds to to the simple state of feeling connected. Artists were also invited to broaden their exploration of the theme to consider how we connect in difficult circumstances with ideas or people who are different or unlike ourselves.

Connections

Evolving Perceptions

Colorado/Utah/Wyoming Region

This exhibit is intended to challenge the perceptions of what a quilt is; an exhibit that will be exciting, cutting edge and will stretch the imagination of the viewer as to what layered fabric can be.

Evolving Perceptions

Explorations: Journeys in Creativity, Inside the Quilt Artist's Studio

MA/RI, CT, VT/NH/ME Regions

The Exhibit Concept: Bring the viewer into the quilt artist's studio to give them a feel for the creative process as expressed in art quilts.  

Explorations: Journeys in Creativity, Inside the Quilt Artist's Studio

Life Along the Rio Grande

New Mexico, Texas, Colorado/Utah/Wyoming Regions

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 river.

Life Along the Rio Grande

On the Edge

Oregon Region

SAQA Oregon artists were invited to interpret, either in a representational or abstract way, a response to On the Edge. The selected works are part of this two-gallery juried show at the Oregon Historical Society.

On the Edge

Out of the Blue

New Mexico Region

Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven.


Out of the Blue

Perspectives

Florida Region

What is the artist’s point of view?

The works in this exhibit represent responses by textile artists in Florida to a call-for-work that encouraged them to consider this question.

Perspectives

Shifting Tides: Convergence in Cloth

Alaska, Hawaii, Northern California/Northern Nevada, Oregon, Southern California/Southern Nevada, Washington, Western Canada.

Through the variety of artistic styles and viewpoints, Shifting Tides: Convergence in Cloth will delight and challenge viewers to assess their own perceptions regarding the interplay of oceanic and human communities.

Shifting Tides: Convergence in Cloth

Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State's People, Life and Land

Northern California & Northern Nevada Region

This exhibition focuses on the complexity of California. Quilt artists explore and reflect on the diversity, illusions, realities, and hopes that define - or at least help us better understand - the richness and contradictions of the Golden State.

Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State's People, Life and Land

The Declaration of Sentiments 1848 - The Struggle Continues

Regions: Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky/Tennessee, Illinois/Wisconsin, Kansas/Missouri/Oklahoma 

Celebrating women's accomplishments and honoring their struggles throughout American History.

The Declaration of Sentiments 1848 - The Struggle Continues

Wide Horizons VI

Europe/Middle East Region

The expression Wide Horizons often evokes feelings of openness, exploration, experimentation, new work, new themes, new stories.

Wide Horizons VI