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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July 2018 In Review

SAQA Global Exhibition Highlights In 2007, SAQA had two exhibitions. In 2018,  SAQA has 15 different global exhibitions traveling to four continents and 10 countries, appearing in museums, galleries, expositions and quilt shows. Don’t miss this informative blog post about the SAQA Exhibitions Committee, and the work they are doing…

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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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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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Masterworks will travel to Japan!

Masterworks: Abstract and Geometric, saqa global exhibitions, studio art quilt associates, textile art

The SAQA Global Exhibition Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric is an invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from Australia,…

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