2018 Benefit Auction – Week 2 Update

Section 2 is open for bidding After just one week of bidding, the 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction has raised almost $28,000 for our exhibition and outreach programs! All the remaining Section 1 quilts are available for sale in the SAQA Store. Section 2 quilts will be available for bidding this…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Beth Blankenship

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Beth Blankenship is a first time donor and shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com. Beth’s Story I…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories – Section One

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Here are more stories about four quilts from Section One (available for bidding September 17 – 23, 2019). If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to…

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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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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories—Maggie Vanderweit

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. Maggie Vanderweit shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com. Maggie’s Story “Let’s Talk” is part of a new…

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SAQA Benefit Auction Stories- June Robertson

We always love hearing about how our members are inspired to create their piece for our annual Benefit Auction. June Robertson is a first time donor and shared her story with us. If your SAQA Benefit Auction Quilt has a good story, please send it to social@saqa.com.   June’s Story…

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Dream Collections from the 2018 SAQA Benefit Auction

Each year everyone is invited to create their ideal collection curated from the beautiful Benefit Auction quilts created and donated by our generous and talented members. We asked “In a perfect world, which artworks would you select for your very own?” Many members select their collections based on themes. For…

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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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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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