2019 Conference -  Spotlight Auction

spot·light noun.
A strong beam of light that illuminates a small area, used especially to center attention on a fabulous art quilt

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Get YOUR work in the Spotlight!

The Spotlight Auction is an opportunity for all SAQA members to have their work showcased at the 2019 SAQA Conference in San Jose, California. You do NOT have to attend the conference to participate!

We are looking for pieces 6” x 8” (portrait or landscape orientation), which we will display in mats with a 4.5" x 6.5” opening and place in clear cellophane sleeves (see sample). The edges of the piece (.75" all around) will be hidden from view in the final presentation. Raw, straight-stitched or zigzag edges are best.

Need help sizing your piece? Print this guide 

This size of artwork can be quick to make, showcasing your voice and raising funds for the organization which helps us all. Plus, it’s your opportunity to collect work made by fellow SAQA members. What a win-win!

These pieces will be sold through a silent auction at the Conference Banquet. All proceeds of the sales will benefit SAQA's exhibition programs. Please note that unsold pieces will not be returned.

Submission Form



March 1, 2019:  Deadline for completing participation form (one entry per artist)
March 8, 2019:  Deadline for artwork to arrive in Virginia

Shipping from outside the United States?
Please take longer delivery times and customs delays into consideration. We MUST receive your piece by the March 8th deadline. It is strongly advised that you send your piece EARLY!


Questions? Contact Susan Lapham at spotlight@saqa.com 


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