SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Kristin Shields

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Kristin Shields has donated many quilts to the SAQA Benefit Auction, and this is the story behind this year’s quilt. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please…

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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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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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Dream Collections from the 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction

Each year everyone is invited to create their ideal collection curated from the beautiful Benefit Auction quilts created and donated by our generous and talented members. We asked “In a perfect world, which artworks would you select for your very own?” Many members select their collections based on themes. For…

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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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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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