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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.

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. (SAQA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and elevate the art quilt genre. Over the past 32 years, SAQA has grown into a dynamic and active community of nearly 4,000 artists, curators...

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...

SAQA’s traveling trunk shows are designed to showcase SAQA’s diversity of talent and support our mission to “promote the art quilt.” Audiences at locations around the world are able to engage with the art quilts in an up-close and personal...

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...

SAQA’s history is a shared story of a group of quilt artists who came together to create a place for the art quilt in the greater art world. And we need your help to keep that narrative moving forward!

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...

Textile Talks features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, the Modern Quilt Guild, Quilt Alliance, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Studio Art Quilt Associates, and Surface Design Association.
Congratulations to the 41 artists selected for the SAQA Global Exhibition Light the World by juror Jan Myers-Newbury. This exhibition will premiere at the European Patchwork Meeting, Sainte-Marie-Aux-Mines, France in September 2021.

Congratulations to the 40 artists selected for the SAQA Global Exhibition Primal Forces:Earth by juror Sue Cavanaugh.  Opening in September 2021, this exhibition is the first in a three-part series to premiere at the National Quilt Museum over a 6...

Congratulations to the 20 artists selected by juror Jane Sauer for Intersect Chicago (formerly SOFA). The 2020 event will be presented as an online only event and focuses on three-dimensional artworks that cross the boundaries of fine art, decorative art, fiber arts, and design.
Be inspired by interviews, gorgeous art quilt photos, and current creations by members of SAQA - over 350 photos of today's latest work.

According to juror Petra Fallaux, “’On the Edge’ is the place any artist should want to go: a bit further, out of their comfort zone, expanding their horizon.”

The 28 works in On the Edge explore many media and push...

The Virtual Gallery committee is pleased to introduce SAQA's Virtual Gallery Program. For our debut, we created No Limits to showcase the unbounded possibilities of the online format, while presenting the best in art quilts.

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