SAQA at Quilt Festival Houston

SAQA is headed to Houston for the International Quilt Festival next week. Will you be there?


We will have a booth on the show floor right next to our debuting Global Exhibitions Metamorphosis  and Dusk to Dawn

We will have all the available SAQA Benefit Auction Quilts on display for purchase, including these beautiful pieces below:

   Nancy Bardach    Pat Bishop   Kristiann Bonn   Lynne Cunningham     Diane English     Jill P. Hoddick     Rose Klein   Cindy Loos

 

We will also have a complete array of other SAQA merchandise including the brand new publication Art Quilts Unfolding: 50 Years of Innovation. This is the first opportunity for quilt lovers to view and purchase this beautiful book full of history and quilts.

OTHER HOUSTON EVENTS

In addition to having a booth, two new SAQA Global Exhibitions on display, and the new publication Art Quilts Unfolding, we also have several events scheduled to happen during the weekend of the festival. We hope you will join us!


FRIDAY

11:00 AM    Gallery Walk (Metamorphosis)
Please join Heather Pregger, chair of SAQA’s Exhibition Committee, for an educational walk through the Metamorphosis exhibition with comments from the artists.

2:00 PM    Gallery Walk (Dusk to Dawn)
SAQA President Lisa Walton will be joined by artists for a walk through of the Dusk to Dawn exhibition.

3:00 PM – Book signing with Martha Sielman (AQU)
SAQA Executive Director Martha Sielman will be available to sign the new book Art Quilts Unfolding (written by Martha Sielman, Nancy Bavor, Lisa Ellis, and edited by Sandra Sider). If you won’t be at Festival but would like to order a copy of Art Quilts Unfolding, you can purchase it in the SAQA Store

4:00 PM – SAQA Visionaries Reception
SAQA invites all SAQA Visionaries to gather for snacks, drinks, and conversation. Want to learn more about being a Visionary? Just follow the link. Tickets required – purchase at booth 

5:00 PM – SAQA Member Reception 
All SAQA members are invited to our annual Houston reception. This is a great way to meet other SAQA members for fun conversations about the art quilt. Tickets required – purchase at booth 

 


SATURDAY

11:00 AM  – Gallery Walk (Dusk to Dawn)
SAQA President Lisa Walton will be joined by artists for a walk through of the Dusk to Dawn exhibition.

2:00 PM    Gallery Walk (Metamorphosis)
Please join Heather Pregger, chair of SAQA’s Exhibition Committee, for an educational walk through the Metamorphosis exhibition with comments from the artists.

4:00 PM – Meet the Teacher
SAQA President Lisa Walton will be giving a half hour presentation about SAQA, its mission, its activities, and its future. This lecture is free and will be given as part of the Meet the Teacher program located on the show floor.

We hope you will stop by, shop for an art quilt, buy our latest publications, or just say hi. Our booth is always fully staffed with knowledgeable volunteers ready to learn about you and your relationship to the art quilt.

 

We hope to see you there!

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