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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At the Root of Jo Drueke’s Art

Jo Drueke recently shared the origins of her donation piece Going Deep: Drueke: My inspiration for this piece actually came from a weed I pulled out of my garden!  The root system of this small plant fascinated me.  I  am experimenting with various paints on various fabrics and I selected canvas…

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Lorna Morck’s Magic

SAQA writer Clarian Ferrono had another chance to interview an artist who donated a piece to this year’s Benefit Auction: Morck: The Magic of Crows was one of those serendipitous happenings that I especially enjoy when working creatively.  I belong to Fibervision, a small fiber art group.  At a meeting…

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