Dusk to Dawn to Debut at Quilt Festival Houston

The SAQA Global Exhibition “Dusk to Dawn” will debut at Quilt Festival Houston November 8 – 11, 2018. It will then travel to Quilt Festival Chicago in March 2019. Dusk to Dawn features a collection of abstract nightscapes, animal portraits, and other nighttime observations. The exhibition offers a glimpse into…

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SAQA at Festival of Quilts

Quilters from all over the world met in Birmingham, United Kingdom, for the Festival of Quilts on August 9-12, 2018. The SAQA Global Exhibition Concrete & Grassland had a constant stream of visitors and received numerous compliments. For more details about this exhibition, see Concrete & Grassland on the SAQA website. There…

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SAQA New Mexico Region Participates in Albuquerque ARTScrawl

Is your SAQA region thinking about how to engage with your local community? How about participating in a First Friday event? That’s what the SAQA New Mexico Region did. The SAQA New Mexico Region was featured in the Albuquerque ARTScrawl  for August 2018. In 2005, Albuquerque Arts Business Association introduced First Friday…

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SAQA at Festival of Quilts 2018

Are you attending Festival of Quilts this year? So is SAQA! The event is happening in Birmingham, England from August 9 – 12, 2018 and SAQA and its members are participating in the Festival in a variety of ways. According to the Festival of Quilts website, “The Festival of Quilts is…

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Find out how your artwork can travel the world!

One of the many benefits of SAQA membership is being eligible to enter SAQA exhibitions that travel all over the world and are viewed by over 250,000 people each year! In 2018, 15 different SAQA Global Exhibitions will travel to 4 continents and 10 countries, appearing in museums, galleries, expositions…

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Guns: Loaded Conversations

SAQA’s Global Exhibition Guns: Loaded Conversations opened on April 22nd at the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles in San Jose, California. The exhibition features the work of 33 SAQA artists. The call for entry for this exhibition encouraged artists to express their feelings about gun usage which is…

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Things That Matter @ the Visions Art Museum

The Visions Art Museum in San Diego, California selected 15 pieces for the debut exhibition of  Things That Matter by the Coalition of Artists with Purpose. The Coalition of Artists with Purpose was founded by SAQA members Sandra Poteet and Lin Schiffner . The rest of the members of the…

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April 2018 in Review

TEXtiles—The Conference April started with a flurry of plane rides—SAQA members traveled from all over the world to gather in San Antonio, Texas for TEXtiles, our annual SAQA conference. Here are a few comments from our participants: The presentations were so inspirational and encouraged me to want to return to…

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SAQA Artists @ Art Quilt Elements

Art Quilt Elements is a highly selective biennial held at the Wayne Art Center located in Wayne, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. The exhibition runs from March 16 – April 28, 2018. This year’s show is exceptional and features the artwork of many of our SAQA members.   In conjunction…

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