SAQA Benefit Auction–Week 3 Update

Section 3 is open for bidding After two weeks of bidding, the 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction has raised over $48,000 for our exhibition and outreach programs! All the remaining Section 1 & 2  quilts are available for sale in the SAQA Store.  Section 3 quilts are available for bidding this…

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2018 Benefit Auction – Week 1 Update

Diamond Day is a success! The 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction has started off with eight Diamond Day sales. Each of the pieces below sold for $1000, raising a total of $8000 so far for SAQA’s exhibition and outreach programs.   Section 1 is open for bidding this week Starting Monday…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Beth Blankenship

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Beth Blankenship is a first time donor and shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com. Beth’s Story I…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories – Section One

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Here are more stories about four quilts from Section One (available for bidding September 17 – 23, 2019). If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Maggie Vanderweit

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Maggie Vanderweit shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com. Maggie’s Story “Let’s Talk” is part of a new…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories- June Robertson

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. June Robertson is a first time donor and shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com.   June’s Story…

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Our SAQA Visionaries see the “Big Picture”.

SAQA Visionaries  are a leadership group of over one hundred committed SAQA members who are passionate about the art quilt and the community of artists who create them.  Today, we’d like to acknowledge six of our Visionaries for their dedication to supporting the art quilt and its makers.  To learn more about each of…

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Where Math and Art Merge Gallery

Images from math online gallery

From the Fibonacci sequence and Leonardo Da Vinci to non-Euclidean geometries and M.C. Escher, math and art often overlap in magnificent ways. We invited our members to submit art quilts inspired by mathematical concepts, and we’ve included all of the entries in the gallery below. Click the image to see more details. Then…

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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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The Passing of the SAQA Crown!

SAQA has a new President! At the recent 2018 SAQA TEXtiles conference in San Antonio, Lisa Ellis passed the “SAQA Crown” to our newest SAQA President, Lisa Walton. A former representative of the SAQA Oceania region, Lisa Walton lives in Sydney, Australia and is SAQA’s first non-US President.  She travels…

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