Collector’s Choice Auction is coming soon!

This auction is a great chance to add to your art quilt collection AND support SAQA! It starts February 14 – be sure to mark your calendars. Michele Hardman loved art quilts and was an avid supporter of SAQA. She was especially fond of SAQA’s annual Benefit Auction. The pieces that…

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Textile Collections Online

Light Shower © 1984 Jean Ray Laury

One of the most entrancing aspects of the Internet is the wide range of artwork available for viewing. The number of museums sharing their collections and exhibits online is rapidly expanding. Several of them even allow visitors to create profiles and curate their own collections.

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How to Collect like a Pro

So maybe you have picked up a fabulous art quilt or two from the 2015 Benefit Auction. Now what? ArtBusiness.com has a really great article about learning how to collect the art that appeals to you. This article covers everything from defining what you love to documenting your collection. Very…

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Ann Loveless wins ArtPrize – again!

ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition decided by public vote and expert jury, Oct. 9th held the Seventh Annual ArtPrize awards, revealing the winners of $500,000 in prizes. The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Grand Rapids, Michigan was filled with event supporters and collaborators, to honor the artists who shared…

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ArtPrize shows more fiber art

Since one of our own won ArtPrize a couple years ago, fiber has been making tremendous inroads in higher profile venues and events. At this years ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan there is a venue and curated exhibition devoted to fiber: Processing Fiber. This is a high energy showing within…

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