SAQA Publications

SAQA offers a variety of publications to meet the needs of the professional artist as well as the discerning art quilt collector. By offering these resources, we also hope to encourage critical writing, research, and publication of articles about art quilts in the art press, popular press, and scholarly journals.

Many of these publications are available in the SAQA Store.

SAQA Catalogs

Catalog Covers

We produce high-quality catalogs for each SAQA Global Exhibition. These catalogs showcase the work in our exhibitions with beautiful photography, artist details, and supplemental information.

Many catalogs are available for purchase in the SAQA Store.

SAQA Journal

SAQA Journal coverThe SAQA Journal is a quarterly publication available to members-only in printed and digital formats. It contains articles on professional development, features on individual artists and groups of artists, a themed member gallery, and updates on happenings within the organization. Back issues are available online to non-members. 


Art Quilts Unfolding

AQU coverA key aspect of SAQA’s overall mission is to document and record the progress of the art quilt movement. Published in 2018 by Schiffer, Art Quilts Unfolding includes breathtaking photos of 400 masterpieces capture how and why this exciting contemporary art form developed.

Organized by decade, 182 international artists' works are featured. with engaging interviews and profiles of 58 influential artists, key leaders, important events, and significant collections. Art Quilts Unfolding was co-authored by Sandra Sider, Nancy Bavor, Lisa Ellis, and Martha Sielman. 

Exploring Art Quilts with SAQA

Exploring ART Quilts The creativity-inspiring series Exploring Art Quilts with SAQA will appeal to all who make and appreciate contemporary art quilting. 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. Schiffer Publishing

Fiber Art Friday

Fiber Art Friday is a weekly newsletter featuring fiber art exhibitions and other fiber art news. Each week we deliver inspiration to your inbox with images of beautiful artwork, useful tidbits, and helpful links curated for our readers. Stay informed about where and when art quilts are being exhibited around the world - perhaps one will be coming to a venue near you!