‘Beyond Tradition’ art exhibit takes fiber to new levels

Modern artists pay homage to older ways By staff reports. Reprinted with the permission of Ruidoso-news, Ruidoso, New Mexico Posted:   03/06/2014 07:09:20 PM MST “Beyond Tradition,” an exhibit of contemporary mixed-media fiber art, will be at the Hubbard Museum of the American West in Ruidoso Downs. A gala artists’…

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zero3 European exhibition group

Many SAQA members participate in small or regional exhibition groups to garner additional exposure for their artworks.  Here in the U.S. there are a number of notable groups such as Fiber Revolution and the California Fiber Artists. We’re going to be taking a look at some of these groups and…

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Elizabeth Busch – Painter, Sculptor, Quilt Maker

 AMERICAN ARTIST FOCUSES ON KINETIC SCULPTURE AND ART QUILTS Reprinted with the permission of  Culture for Friends, www.cultureforfriends.eu. Sunspots, 2013 American artist Elizabeth Busch (70), who works and lives in Maine, the Pine Tree State in the northernmost part of the region New England (USA), about 5 hours from the…

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Masters 2 opens in Arizona on AQS Tour

Yesterday, February 5th  Masters 2  opened in Phoenix, Arizona  as part of the American Quilter’s Society exhibition circuit. Not in the Phoenix area? AQS has 6 more locations around the U.S. where they will exhibit Masters 2. Here is your chance to see some truly inspiring and beautiful artwork that…

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Forming My Life, Solo Exhibit by Bonnie J. Smith

ARTSPACE@WHRC, an art gallery at the California Pacific Medical Center’s Women’s Health Resource Center, is hosting an exhibit by SAQA member Bonnie J. Smith.  Smith’s exhibition,  Forming My Life, will be on view January 5 through April 27, 2014, with an artist reception this evening from 6 to 8pm.  

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Craft Alliance exhibition: Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home

The Craft Alliance has opened a new exhibition:  Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home. Fail-Safe features a wide range of artists creating textile and fiber-based works of contemporary art. Although the media these artists are working with are familiar (embroidery, found objects, textiles, etc.), each piece is loaded with incendiary content…

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Article about Art Quilts & SAQA members

Not too long ago a reporter, Meg McConahey of the Press Democrat, Santa Rosa, California, contacted us to interview Martha Sielman. The article appeared in the paper yesterday and covers many of the highlights and concerns that art quilters experience in the marketplace and in exhibiting their work. In addition…

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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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