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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.

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...

Don't miss these new sales in the SAQA Store - a great bundle offer for AQQ plus $20 off Art Quilts Unfolding. Only while supplies last.
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.

SAQA’s core values of integrity, inclusion, excellence, and innovation compel us to stand with those fighting against racism and injustice.

We condemn the violence against Black Americans and strongly oppose discrimination of any kind.  We mourn the countless lives that...

The Virtual Gallery committee is actively seeking SAQA members to serve as volunteer exhibition curators for the Virtual Gallery program. Every exhibition tells a story and the curator is the author of that narrative.
We need your help now so that SAQA can continue to be here for you as you shelter safely in your home. Your gift sustains the supportive community and art opportunities we all need right now.

Congratulations to the artists selected for the first juried Virtual Gallery! Juror Petra Fallaux comments: “Art affords room for contemplation. It is my favorite way to lose myself and escape from reality. In the unfortunate and harsher reality of COVID...

Art Quilt Quarterly is designed to appeal to collectors and admirers of art quilts everywhere. Each issue includes articles on notable collections and collectors, conservation, artists to watch, SAQA traveling exhibitions, and much more.
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SAQA has a brand new Youtube channel and we are adding new content all the time - be sure to subscribe today! Our playlists include artist talks, videos of our exhibitions, Textile Talks, and so much more.
The 2020 SAQA Conference in Toronto was converted into SAQA's first Virtual Conference due to the COVID-19 situation.
Congratulations to the 31 artists selected by juror Andra Stanton for the SAQA Global Exhibition Beyond the Mirror. This exhibition will premiere at Quilt Festival Houston in October 2020.
This virtual tour of the Connecting our Natural Worlds exhibition at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum showcases the details, stitchwork, and textures contained in these beautiful works of art.
Congratulations to the 35 artists selected by juror Linda Colsh for the SAQA Global Exhibition Ebb & Flow. This exhibition will premiere at Quilt Festival Houston in October 2020.

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