2018 Benefit Auction – Week 1 Update

Diamond Day is a success! The 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction has started off with eight Diamond Day sales. Each of the pieces below sold for $1000, raising a total of $8000 so far for SAQA’s exhibition and outreach programs.   Section 1 is open for bidding this week Starting Monday…

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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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Giny Dixon shares her JAM story

When Giny Dixon started quilting, she knew she wanted to be in SAQA. She joined in 2010, and then Giny provided a few auction pieces and entered shows. Eventually, she overhead friends talking about applying for JAM membership, and Giny decided she would as well. A JAM is a juried…

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SAQA Art Studios Round Up

SAQA quilt artist studios, fiber and textile art workspace

Do you enjoy seeing where other people create? We asked our Fiber Art Friday readers to share pictures of their studios, and now you can take a peek inside someone else’s workspace! Maybe you need ideas for a design wall or thread organization. Maybe you’re curious how other people arrange…

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Ann Loveless wins ArtPrize – again!

ArtPrize, the radically open international art competition decided by public vote and expert jury, Oct. 9th held the Seventh Annual ArtPrize awards, revealing the winners of $500,000 in prizes. The Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, Grand Rapids, Michigan was filled with event supporters and collaborators, to honor the artists who shared…

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