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Our annual SAQA conference "Bridging the Gulf - Fabric to Fine Art" will be held online from April 29-May 7, 2022. No matter where you live, you’ve got something special to look forward to! ** EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION: Register by January 31 and save $25 off regular registration fee of $200.

Congratulations to the artists selected by curators Elisabeth Nacenta-de la Croix and Isabelle Wiessler for the new Virtual Gallery - Street Art.

In this call, we asked artists to be inspired by Street Art. The curators noted that the...

The heart of SAQA’s programs are its members. You make it possible to share our art with others through virtual galleries and global and regional exhibitions. In 2021, even with many venues needing to close due to health safety, SAQA traveled 12 exhibitions to 23 venues, launched 6 new virtual galleries, and had 24 regional exhibitions traveling. This couldn’t have been done without your support. Our community is at the core of our mission, advancing the art quilt.
Volume 2 of the creativity-inspiring series Exploring Art Quilts with SAQA is now available! Its book-and-journal-blend format with 350 photos reveals today's latest work and designs and also serves as a long-term creative reference. Be inspired by interviews, gorgeous art quilt photos, and current creations by members of SAQA.
Art Quilt Quarterly is now being offered as a digital subscription via the Issuu platform. Each issue is $9.99 or you can purchase a subscription for $29.95 (includes the most current issue plus 3 future ones). ** SPECIAL DEAL: All new digital subscribers who sign up before December 31st, 2021 will receive a complimentary digital copy of Art Quilt Quarterly #24!
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Congratulations to the 33 artists selected by juror Tali Weinberg for the SAQA Global Exhibition sustainABILITY. This exhibition will open in October 2022 at the New England Quilt Museum. Artists were encouraged to explore solutions to improve sustainability in...

Congratulations to the artists selected by curator Barbara Schneider for the SAQA Virtual Gallery Legacies

In this virtual gallery call we asked artists to consider their personal legacy and how that influences their artwork. We received an astonishing variety...

The SAQA Members Only Facebook Group is a platform for members to connect and share. It is primarily for members, led by members, and moderated by member volunteers. Like all SAQA programs and projects, members are expected to follow SAQA...

A message from Deborah Boschert, SAQA Board President

With both disappointment and excitement, the SAQA Board announces that our 2022 annual conference originally scheduled to be held in St. Petersburg, Florida in April will become a virtual event. We...

Congratulations to the 31 artists selected by juror Barbara Lee Smith for the SAQA Global Exhibition Intersect Chicago! This exhibition will be on display at Intersect Chicago in November 2021.

Congratulations to the 42 artists selected by juror Emily Jan for the SAQA Global Exhibition Fur, Fangs, Feathers & Fins. This exhibition will debut at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum in April 2022.

 

Selected Artists:

Mary Lou Alexander (Ohio...

Congratulations to the artists selected by juror Joshua R. Willis for the new SAQA Virtual Gallery - Structures.

"In this body of work, we examine a few universal rules in nature: growth & decay; biomimicry; the nature of our...

Congratulations to the artists selected for the SAQA Global Exhibition Microscape by juror Linden Gledhill. This exhibition is scheduled to debut at the International Quilt Festival in Houston in October. 

Our known world stretches far beyond what we can see...

Congratulations to the artists selected for the SAQA Global Exhibition Connections by juror Ellen M. Blalock. This exhibition is scheduled to debut at the International Quilt Festival in Houston in October. 

In today's fractured, divisive world, connections - both intentional...

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