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One of the many benefits of membership is being eligible to enter SAQA exhibitions that travel all over the world. Our variety of shows--from the trunk show, regional exhibitions, quilt venues and art venues--is designed to satisfy the needs of members at all levels of career development. Not a member yet? Join Us » 

SAQA Calls for Entry (Global - open to all members) 

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Connecting our Natural Worlds (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

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.
 

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3D Expression (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum 

This exhibit will feature contemporary 3D artworks exclusively.  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.
 

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Upcycle! (SAQA Global - All Members)More Info
Quilt Festival Houston 2019

Fiber art has a rich tradition of incorporating elements that would otherwise be discarded by turning them into compelling compositions. Challenge yourself to make a work that either incorporates recycled materials, be it cloth or non-fiber items, or that represents such a process visually.

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Musica! (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
National Quilt Museum

Both music and art can elicit emotion, create mood, evoke images, suggest movement, as well as reflect light, depth, and color. Artists are encouraged to explore the ways in which music can serve as inspiration for the creative process. Artwork may be two or three dimensional, viewed from one side, two sides, or any angle.
 


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Aloft (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
AQS 2020 - various locations

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.

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Opposites Attract (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
Quilt Festival Chicago 2020

Opposing forces shape our reality in ways which are both readily apparent as well as hidden. Artwork included in this exhibit will explore a contradiction or an affinity, Yin and Yang, the irresistible force versus the immovable object and other "opposites."


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SAQA Juried Artist MembershipMore Info
Reviews are held bi-monthly
Deadline:
March 1, 2019

SAQA Spotlight Auction More Info
2019 SAQA Conference (ALL members can submit a piece) 

Deadline:
March 1, 2019
SAQA Journal Member Gallery More Info
Theme: Action!
Deadline:
March 1, 2019
Call for Submissions for Portfolio / Art Quilt QuarterlyMore Info
SAQA Juried Artist Members ONLY
Deadline: 
May 1, 2019

SAQA Benefit Auction More Info
12"x12" pieces for online auction starting Sept 13 (ALL members can submit a piece)

 
Deadline:
June 1, 2019

 

SAQA Calls for Entry (Regional)

For more information about regional exhibits, contact your regional representative.

The Natural World (SAQA Regional) More Info
Nebraska members
Deadline:
January 15, 2019
Connections (SAQA Regional)More Info
Oceania members
Deadline:
January 17, 2019
On The Edge (SAQA Regional)More Info
Oregon members
Deadline:
January 31, 2019
A Sense of Community (SAQA Regional)More Info
Washington DC/Maryland/West Virginia members
Deadline:
January 31, 2019
Out of the Blue (SAQA Regional)More Info
New Mexico members
Deadline:
February 1, 2019
Evolving Perceptions (SAQA Regional)More Info
Colorado, Utah and Wyoming members
Deadline:
February 28, 2019
Information Overload:Escaping the 21st Century MazeMore Info
Latin American members
Deadline:
February 28, 2019
de.light/full (SAQA Regional) More Info
Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Indiana members
Deadline:
February 28, 2019
Made in Europe 3 (SAQA Regional) More Info
European / Middle East SAQA members
Deadline:
April 30, 2019
Stitching California (SAQA Regional) More Info
NoCA/NoNV members
Deadline:
June 1, 2019
Perspectives (SAQA Regional)More Info
Florida members
Deadline:
June 1, 2019

If you have questions or comments about SAQA exhibitions, please contact ExhibitCoord@saqa.com. For questions about shipping, contact shipping@saqa.com.