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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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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SAQA Benefit Auction 2018

It is Benefit Auction Season at SAQA! Every year, hundreds of our members donate 12’’ x 12’’ quilts for the Benefit Auction. This year 443 members donated quilts. That’s a record! We are deeply honored by the continuing support of our members. THANK YOU. THANK YOU dear members for supporting…

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July 2018 in Review

SAQA Global Exhibition Hi-Lights Guns: Loaded Conversations had a very successful debut at the San Jose Quilt & Textile Museum in San Jose, California.  You can learn more about the exhibition and the press it has received by reading this recent SAQA blog post. The exhibition in San Jose ends on…

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SAQA Local Connection In Colorado

Some of SAQA’s regions are quite large, and it can be difficult to schedule meetings to accommodate the entire region. One approach is to have a smaller local meeting which SAQA calls a Local Connection. Individual Local Connections might call them themselves by an assortment of names including pods or…

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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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May 2018 in Review

SAQA Global Exhibition Highlights SAQA’s Director of Global Exhibitions William Reker has been building relationships with potential exhibition spaces by sharing our exhibition information at museum conferences. SAQA’s Global Exhibitions Turmoil and Tranquility were on display in May at the 2018 Australian Quilt Convention  in Melbourne, Australia. For more information…

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