H2Oh! (SAQA Global Exhibition)

Water - it’s everywhere! The majority of the earth’s surface is covered by water, and more than half of the human body consists of water. But water also plays an essential role in our survival.

Cultures have thrived based on their proximity to water, and crops survive or fail, based on rain or the lack thereof. Every living thing depends on water to survive, and life hangs in the balance when shortages persist.

This exhibition encouraged the artist to interpret one of the most vital, desired, powerful, sacred, and enjoyed resources on earth in their own unique, individual style, whether abstract, graphic, or representational.

Juror: Linda Gass

Linda Gass combines environmental activism and artmaking to bring awareness to land use and water issues in California. Using the lure of beauty, her colorful and highly textured stitched paintings encourage people to look at the hard issues we face.

 

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky: June 25 - September 19, 2017

New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts: July 11, 2018 - September 23, 2018

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona: December 1, 2018 - February 10, 2019

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, California: April 20, 2019 - July 14, 2019 ​

Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, Minnesota: September 5, 2019 - January 19, 2020

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In the Exhibition
Regina  Benson - A River Ran Here
Regina Benson
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Suzanne  Evenson - Alarming Negligence In Bloom
Suzanne Evenson
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Judith  Duffield - Beneath the Surface
Judith Duffield
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Liz  Kuny - Boiling Point
Liz Kuny
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Virginia  Spiegel - Boundary Waters 83
Virginia Spiegel
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Jaynie  Himsl - Cottonwood Delta Blues
Jaynie Himsl
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Nancy  Crasco - Didymo
Nancy Crasco
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Gay E. Lasher - Ebb and Flow
Gay Lasher
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Nancy  Lemke - El Nino, Weather`s Puppeteer
Nancy Lemke
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Carol Anne Grotrian - First Thaw
Carol Anne Grotrian
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Barbara W. Watler - Fishing
Barbara Watler
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Susan  Lenz - Flood Clothesline
Susan Lenz
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Dianne  Firth - Flow #3
Dianne Firth
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Doris  Hulse - Force and Reflection
Doris Hulse
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Isabelle  Wiessler - Gulf of Mexico - April 2010
Isabelle Wiessler
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Judith Content - Indigo Ice
Judith Content
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Chiaki  Dosho - Light & Dark 11
Chiaki Dosho
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Karin  Lusnak - L`Attitude Bleue
Karin Lusnak
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Susan  Else - Memory of Water
Susan Else
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Marianne R. Williamson - Mountain Stream
Marianne R. Williamson
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Linda  Colsh - Past Is Present
Linda Colsh
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Mary  Vaneecke - Poisoning Flint
Mary Vaneecke
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Erika  Carter - Ponderings V
Erika Carter
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Carol  Stocking - Prayers Answered
Carol Stocking
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Barbara J. Schneider - Reflections in a Canal, Venice, Triptych
Barbara Schneider
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Olga  Gonzalez-Angulo - Sa Conca
Olga Gonzalez-Angulo
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Martha  Wolfe - Sacramento River Chinook
Martha Wolfe
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Margaret  Abramshe - Sound of Water
Margaret Abramshe
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Laura  Ruiz - Sustenance and Beauty
Laura Ruiz
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Diane  Skidmore - The Place We Cannot Breathe
Diane Skidmore
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Cherrie  Hampton - The Woman at the Well
Cherrie Hampton
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Donna June Katz - Water Over Sky
Donna Katz
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Alison  Muir - Wrecking the Reef
Alison Muir
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Els  van Baarle - Zeeland
Els van Baarle
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