Quilts=Art=Quilts runs through Jan. 5, 2014

The Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center in Auburn, New York is host to the annual juried quilt exhibition Quilts=Art=Quilts. This exhibition captures trends in art quilting and is one of the top exhibitions for art quilts in North America. The current exhibition runs through January 5, 2014. SAQA member Kit Vincent…

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SAQA Interviews Judy Hooworth

Judy Hooworth of Morisset, NSW, Australia, was seen on SAQA.com’s Featured Artist program in November 2013. Our writer, Clairan Ferrono, recently chatted with Judy via Skype about her life and her art. Ferrono: Where were you born? Did you grow up there? What was it like to grow up there?…

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American Craft Council’s Vintage Photo Project

The American Craft Council has opened their extensive photography archive to be reinterpreted by artists. The Vintage Photo Project is a participatory challenge in which duplicate copies of vintage photos from the American Craft Council Library’s archives have been transformed and re-imagined in a myriad of ways. Most recently, the…

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Text Messages artists in Houston

  This is a photo of the artists whose work is in Text Messages who were able to attend the premiere in Houston and participated in the gallery walk led by Leni Wiener. Amalia Parra Morusiewicz was kind enough to share this image with us. She said “it was an…

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Getting Started as a Collector

Reprinted from the SAQA Journal, Fall 2013, page 30-35 by Cindy Grisdela How do you get started as a collector of fiber art? For many people, the journey begins with one piece that speaks to them on an emotional  level. For others, it’s the opportunity to own a piece by…

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Carol Ann Waugh Interview

Click on the following link to see an interview with SAQA member Carol Ann Waugh of Denver.  You will need to advance the recording to 18 minutes into the broadcast to see Carol. She discusses her journey in the local art scene, her work as a textile artist and her…

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Lisa Broberg Quintana, Feb. 15, 1960 – Oct. 6, 2013

Our friend, Lisa Broberg Quintana, died on Sunday, October 6, 2013. Self-described as  “Planted in Michigan, divided to Connecticut and transplanted to Ohio; Stage IV breast cancer survivor for 20 years, 1st occurrence at age 34; rabid quilter and gardener, lover of beauty,” Lisa was an energetic and trusted SAQA…

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Interview with artist Sue Reno

By  Clairan Ferrono for SAQA Blog Interviewed July, 2013 Clairan Ferrono caught up with artist Sue Reno for this interview during the month of July.  Sue was the SAQA.com Featured Artist in May 2013. Q. Tell me about your background — where did you grow up, and how did this…

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