Artists Selected for SAQA Exhibition “Stories of Migration”

Stories of Migration

Housed in the new George Washington University Museum, The Textile Museum is hosting a juried exhibition in collaboration with SAQA, Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora.

Thirty-nine pieces of artwork were selected by Jurors Lee Talbot and Rebecca Stevens. This timely exhibition will showcase the wide range of talent of our SAQA members – selected pieces include art quilts, 3-D works, large installations and video.

In addition, the exhibition will feature social, cultural and historical commentary by faculty members of George Washington University’s acclaimed program in Diaspora Studies. Artists invited by the Textile Museum will also participate in this ground-breaking exhibition.

The exhibition opens April 16, 2016.

Read more about the exhibition here.

SAQA artists and artwork titles selected:

Margaret Abramshe – Stranger in a Strange Land
B. J. Adams – Connecting
Nancy Bardach – Ad Infinitum
Beth Barron – Implosion 4
Bobbi R. Baugh – How Can We Sing In a Strange Land?
Alice Beasley – Blood Line
Robert H. Bein – Boat Travelers
Charlotte S. Bird – Sedna’s Tears
Betty Busby – Horizon
Gloria S. Daly – Detained – Denied – Displaced
Jane E. Dunnewold – Receptacles of Memory
Susan Else – Crossing Points
Linda Filby-Fisher – Coming A Telling Series
Cheryl Gerhart – Bundles
Sandy Gregg – Crossings II
Ginnie Hebert – Last Hope-California
Patricia Kennedy-Zafred – Tagged
Brigitte Kopp – Babylon
Kristin La Flamme – Home is Where The Army Sends Us
Carol A. Larson – Defining Moments 7: Fleeing the City
Sandra E. Lauterbach – Wailing Wall of Krakow
Nancy Lemke – Only 8 1/2 of Many Millions
Susan Lenz – Cotton, Triangular Trade
Kevan Lunney – Archeology #24, A Time to Rest
Penny Mateer – The Past As Road To Tomorrow
Buff McAllister – Out of Africa: Primal Diaspora
Denise Oyama Miller – Connecting Threads
Melody Money – Sky Prayers-Memory of Sky
Joy Nebo Lavrencik – MOGADISHU
Bonnie Peterson – Tutsi Testimony
Sara P. Rockinger – This Land
Sara P. Rockinger – In/Visible
Barbara J. Schneider – Generation 2500
Maya Schonenberger – Displacement
Sandra Sider – Swept Into Eternity
Ginny Smith – Birds
Daniela Tiger – On the Path
Susan Wei – Children Are Not Criminals
Shea Wilkinson – Navigating a Broken World

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