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Congratulations to the artists selected by juror Dorothy Caldwell for SAQA Global Exhibition Minimalism. This exhibition will premiere at the European Patchwork Meeting in September 2023.
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Congratulations to the 37 artists selected for SAQA Global Exhibition Primal Forces: Wind by juror Elizabeth Rooklidge. This exhibition will premiere at the National Quilt Museum in September/October 2023.

In light of rising inflation costs, the SAQA Board of Directors voted to raise membership rates by $10 for all membership types. The increased rates will take effect starting January 1st, 2023. This is the first membership increase since 2018...

Congratulations to the SAQA artists selected by jurors Beth C. McLaughlin, Lisa Ranallo, and Jane Sauer for Art Evolved: Intertwined. This exhibition will also include artists from the National Basketry Organization.

Selected SAQA Artists:

Beth Blankenship (Alaska, USA) -...

Congratulations to the 31 artists selected by curators Alison Schwabe and Diana Fox for the SAQA Virtual Gallery Reflections on Spirituality.  Now available for online viewing, this exhibition asked makers to share the moments and rituals that nurture their...

Congratulations to the 34 artists selected by curator Teresita Leal for the SAQA Virtual Gallery Textile Expressionism. Now available for viewing online, this exhibition invited artists to freely express their feelings, both positive and negative, through textiles.
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Congratulations to the 40 artists selected for the SAQA Global Exhibition Haven by juror Eszter Bornemisza. This exhibition will premiere at the International Quilt Festival Houston in October 2022.

*** Updated  July 2022

New venues have been secured for both Minimalism and Stitchpunk - both calls are now available on the SAQA Calls page.

 

For many years SAQA debuted two exhibitions at Quilt Festival Houston. We were recently...

Congratulations to the artists selected by Curators Dr. Heather A. Hager and June Horwich for SAQA Virtual Gallery Bugmania!
Congratulations to the 40 artists selected for the SAQA Global Exhibition Gastronomy by jurors Desedamas - Cecíla and Mercè. This exhibition will premiere at the International Quilt Festival Houston in October 2022.

SAQA's individual grant program is designed to allow members who are experiencing financial hardship to grow creatively and professionally through participation in SAQA membership programs and conferences.

Some factors that may contribute to financial hardship could include (but are not...

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.

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