Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art (SAQA Global Exhibition)

A beautiful showcase of art quilt history!

Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art is a gorgeous showcase of 50 art quilts by renowned master artists. Seminal works show the evolution of the art quilt from the earliest pioneers creating during the 1960s through to today’s artists experimenting with new forms, new materials, and new digital technologies.

Trace the development of this exciting art form as it developed from isolated makers into an international movement involving thousands of artists spanning the globe.

Exhibition Schedule

Quilt Festival Houston: October 31, 2019 - November 3, 2019

Texas Quilt Museum, LaGrange, Texas: January 9, 2020 - March 15, 2020

Ross Art Museum, Delaware, Ohio: May 14, 2021 - July 2, 2021 * cancelled

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, California: September 22, 2021 - January 2, 2022  

The Dairy Barn Arts Center, Athens, Ohio: May 27 - September 4, 2022

International Quilt Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska: May 5 - December 16, 2023

Selected Artists

BJ Adams (Washington, DC, USA) - Traveling From Dawn to Dusk
Deidre Adams (Littleton, Colorado, USA) - Returning to the Source
Elizabeth Barton (Athens, Georgia, USA) - Warm Light
Alice Beasley (Oakland, California, USA) - No Vote, No Voice
Betty Busby (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA) - Regeneration
Elizabeth Busch (Glenburn, Maine, USA) - Winter
Dorothy Caldwell (Hastings, Ontario, Canada) - Fjord
Jane Burch Cochran (Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, USA) - Moonlight
Linda Colsh (Middletown, Maryland, USA) - Journey
Judith Content (Palo Alto, California, USA) - La Briere
Nancy Crow (Baltimore, Ohio, USA) - Study #11
Jennifer Day (Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA) - Tibetan Treasure
Ruth De Vos (Perth, Western Australia, Australia) - Not Even Solomon
Chris Wolf Edmonds (Berryton, Kansas, USA) - Cherokee Trail of Tears
Sylvia H. Einstein (Belmont, Massachusetts, USA) - Pattern of Least Regret
Susan Else (Santa Cruz, California, USA) - Family Life
Noriko Endo (Tokyo, Japan) - Radiant Reflections
Nancy Erickson (Missoula, Montana, USA) - The Purple Lynx
Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry (Port Townsend, Washington, USA) - New Dawn
Dianne Firth (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia) - Flora
Leslie Gabrielse (Rotterdam, Netherlands) - Star
Valerie Goodwin (Tallahassee, Florida, USA) - African Burial Ground II
Tim Harding (Stillwater, Minnesota, USA) - Artifact #22
Jenny Hearn (Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa) - Pele IV
Michael James (Lincoln, Nebraska, USA) - Bouree
Ann Johnston (Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA) - North Is Up
Holley Junker (d.) (USA) - Flowerseed Farm
Lisa Kijak (Laguna Hills, California, USA) - Bridge Motel
Misik Kim (Seoul, Korea) - The Story of My Life
Kristin La Flamme (Portland, Oregon, USA) - Home Is Where The Army Sends Us
Jean Ray Laury (d.) (USA) - Listen to Your Mother
John Lefelhocz (Athens, Ohio, USA) - Light Waves
Olga Prins Lukowski (Molenschot, Netherlands) - The Holy Grail
Linda MacDonald (Willits, California, USA) - Clear Palisades
Patricia Malarcher (Englewood, New Jersey, USA) - Iconostasis
Katie Pasquini Masopust (Fortuna, California, USA) - Spring Equinox
Therese May (San Jose, California, USA) - Bridget Quilt
Carolyn Mazloomi (West Chester, Ohio, USA) - Certain Restrictions Do Apply
Fumiko Nakayama (Kyoto, Japan) - Geometric
Mary Pal (Almonte, Ontario, Canada) - The Drifter
The Pixeladies  (Cameron Park, California, USA) - American Still Life: The Weight of the Nation
Yvonne Porcella (d.) (USA) - Come Again Kabuki
Arturo Alonzo Sandoval (Lexington, Kentucky, USA) - Pattern Fusion No. 14-Motherboard No. 5
Jane Sassaman (Harvard, Illinois, USA) - Divine Radiation
Joan Schulze (Sunnyvale, California, USA) - Where Dreams are Born
Maria Shell (Anchorage, Alaska, USA) - Wall of Sound
Susan Shie (Wooster, Ohio, USA) - Tropical New York
Ulva Ugerup (Malmö, Sweden) - Angels of Wrath
Laura Wasilowski (Elgin, Illinois, USA) - Blue Book on Blue Chairs
Charlotte Yde (Frederiksberg, Denmark) - Steen's Quilt

Artwork Available for Purchase

For purchase inquiries, please contact William Reker, Director of Global Exhibitions at or 937-912-5009.

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In the Exhibition
Valerie Goodwin - African Burial Ground II
Valerie Goodwin
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The  Pixeladies  - American Still Life: The Weight of the Nation
Pixeladies (Deb Cashatt and Kris Sazaki)
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Ulva Ugerup - Angels of Wrath
Ulva Ugerup
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Tim  Harding - Artifact #22
Tim Harding
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Laura  Wasilowski - Blue Book on Blue Chairs
Laura Wasilowski
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Michael  James - Bouree
Michael James
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Lisa  Kijak - Bridge Motel
Lisa Kijak
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Therese  May - Bridget Quilt
Therese May
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Carolyn  Mazloomi - Certain Restrictions Do Apply
Carolyn Mazloomi
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Chris Wolf Edmonds - Cherokee Trail of Tears
Chris Wolf Edmonds
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Linda  MacDonald - Clear Palisades
Linda MacDonald
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Yvonne  Porcella (d.) - Come Again Kabuki
Yvonne Porcella
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Jane Sassaman - Divine  Radiation
Jane Sassaman
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Susan  Else - Family Life 
Susan Else
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Dorothy  Caldwell - Fjord
Dorothy Caldwell
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Dianne  Firth - Flora
Dianne Firth
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Holley  Junker (d.) - Flowerseed Farm
Holley Junker
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Fumiko  Nakayama - Geometric
Fuki Nakayama
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Kristin  La Flamme - Home Is Where The Army Sends Us
Kristin La Flamme
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Patricia  Malarcher - Iconostasis
Patricia Malarcher
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Linda  Colsh - Journey
Linda Colsh
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Judith  Content - La Brière
Judith Content
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John  Lefelhocz - Light Waves
John Lefelhocz
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Jean Ray Laury (d.) - Listen to Your Mother
Jean Ray Laury
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Jane Burch Cochran - Moonlight
Jane Cochran
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Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry - New Dawn
Caryl Fallert-Gentry
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Alice  Beasley - No Vote, No Voice
Alice Beasley
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Ann Johnston - North is Up
Ann Johnston
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Ruth  De Vos - Not Even Solomon
Ruth De Vos
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Arturo Alonzo  Sandoval - Pattern Fusion No. 14: Motherboard No. 5
Arturo Sandoval
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Sylvia H. Einstein - Pattern of Least Regret
Sylvia Einstein
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Jenny  Hearn - Pele IV
Jenny Hearn
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Noriko  Endo - Radiant Reflections
Noriko Endo
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Betty  Busby - Regeneration
Betty Busby
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Deidre  Adams - Returning to the Source
Deidre Adams
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Katie Pasquini Masopust - Spring Equinox
Katie Pasquini Masopust
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Leslie  Gabriëlse - Star
Leslie Gabriëlse
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Charlotte  Yde - Steen's Quilt
Charlotte Yde
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Nancy  Crow - Study #11
Nancy Crow
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Mary  Pal - The Drifter
Mary Pal
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Olga Prins Lukowski - The Holy Grail
Olga Lukowski
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Nancy  Erickson - The Purple Lynx
Nancy Erickson
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Misik  Kim - The Story of My Life
Misik Kim
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Jennifer  Day - Tibetan Treasure
Jennifer Day
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BJ  Adams - Traveling From Dawn to Dusk
B. J. Adams
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Susan Shie - Tropical New York
Susan Shie
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Maria  Shell - Wall of Sound
Maria Shell
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Elizabeth  Barton - Warm Light
Elizabeth Barton
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Joan Schulze - Where Dreams are Born
Joan Schulze
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Elizabeth  Busch - Winter
Elizabeth Busch
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