StitchPunk (SAQA Global Exhibition)

On view at New England Quilt Museum (Lowell, Massachusetts)

Stitch Punk


Imagine, if you will, an existence where you pull one string and reality unravels. Travel to a world of unique creations to explore alternate timelines, sentient beasts, bodies merged with technology, and more.

Exhibition Schedule

New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts: April 30 - July 13, 2024
Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, United Kingdom: August 1 - 5, 2024
A. E. Backus Museum & Gallery,  Fort Pierce, Florida: November 22 - January 5 2025
Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas: February 13 - May 4 2026
Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon: May - July 2026
Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum,  Temple, Texas: October 9 2026 - January 16 2027

* exhibition will travel until end of 2027

About the Juror

Cheryl SlebodaCheryl "Muppin" Sleboda is a national and award-winning fiber artist and quilter.  Cheryl is a recognized expert in fabric manipulation, and is the author of "Smock It To Me: The History and Technique of Canadian Smocking."  She has appeared over 25 times each on It's Sew Easy TV and Quilting Arts TV, and speaks and teaches surface design and art quilting techniques.

Cheryl is also the owner of Sew Much Cosplay(R), a costume and cosplay company dedicated to bringing costumers into the larger sewing industry.  Prior to going full time with her company, Muppin Inc., Cheryl was an executive at the world's largest comic book and pop culture distributor, with a career that spanned over 20 years.  She has a deep love for anything pop culture, and draws inspiration from her love of comics and movies for her artwork, quilts, and costumes.

Selected Artists

Betty Busby (New Mexico, USA) - Screw Fish
Misty M. Cole (Wisconsin, USA) - Tempus Fugit
Shannon Conley (Oklahoma, USA) - It's Always Sunny in the Future
Kate Crossley (United Kingdom) - Minerva. StitchPunk Warrior
Lana Dragon (West Virginia, USA) - Gulf PunkPump & Popcorn Machine
Mel Dugosh (Texas, USA) - Atomic Trailer Punk
Paula B. Entin (North Carolina, USA) - Garden of Gears
Linda Mackie Finley (Nova Scotia, Canada) - The Habituation of Mr. Morris
MaryLynne Izzo (Florida, USA) - Escape From The Forbidden Planet
Michelle Jackson (New Mexico, USA) - Female Warrior Armour
Anne Jones (Florida, USA) - Fears Watch
Clover L. Kemp (Maryland, USA) - Dressform Stitch Punk
Kathy Knapp (Ohio, USA) - Steampunk Alice
La Veda Longfellow (North Carolina, USA) - Cardinale with Opera Gloves
Lena Meszaros (France) - The Mechanical Elephant
Kestrel Michaud (Florida, USA) - Rose and Jason
Karen Illman Miller (Oregon, USA) - The Clockmaker's Toolbox
Jeannie Palmer Moore (Texas, USA) - A Waddle of Penguins
Trish Morris-Plise (California, USA) - Phineas
Kathy Nida (California, USA) - Woman Version 3.0
Lauryl Rose (California, USA) - Great Grandma Rosie's Hoverboard Cozy
Sue Sherman (Ontario, Canada) - Rockethopper
Amanda Snavely (Oregon, USA) - EcoSarra
Jennifer C. Solon (Ohio, USA) - think
Linda Syverson Guild (Maryland, USA) - Under the Thorn Bush
Laura Wasilowski (Illinois, USA) - I'll Fly Away #6 Mechanical Bird
Libby Williamson (California, USA) - Road Trip

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
 Jeannie Palmer Moore - A Waddle of Penguins
Jeannie Moore
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 Mel  Dugosh - Atomic Trailer Punk
Mel Dugosh
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 La Veda  Longfellow - Cardinale with Opera Gloves
La Veda Longfellow
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 Clover L Kemp - Dressform Stitch Punk
Clover L Kemp
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 Amanda  Snavely - EcoSarra
Amanda Snavely
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 MaryLynne  Izzo - Escape From The Forbidden Planet
MaryLynne Izzo
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 Anne  Jones - Fears Watch
Anne jones
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 Michelle  Jackson - Female Warrior Armour
Michelle Jackson
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 Paula B. Entin - Garden of Gears
Paula B. Entin
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 Lauryl  Rose - Great Grandma Rosie's Hoverboard Cozy
Lauryl Rose
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Lana  Dragon - Gulf PunkPump & Popcorn Machine
Lana Dragon
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Laura  Wasilowski - I'll Fly Away #6 Mechanical Bird
Laura Wasilowski
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 Shannon  Conley - It's Always Sunny in the Future
Shannon Conley
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 Kate  Crossley - Minerva. StitchPunk Warrior
Kate Crossley
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Trish  Morris-Plise - Phineas
Trish Morris-Plise
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 Libby  Williamson - Road Trip
Libby Williamson
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Sue  Sherman - Rockethopper
Sue Sherman
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Kestrel  Michaud - Rose and Jason
Kestrel Michaud
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Betty  Busby - Screw Fish
Betty Busby
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 Kathy  Knapp - Steampunk Alice
Kathy Knapp
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 Misty M. Cole - Tempus Fugit
Misty M. Cole
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 Karen Illman Miller - The Clockmaker's Toolbox
Karen Illman Miller
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 Linda Mackie Finley - The Habituation of Mr. Morris
Linda Mackie Finley
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Lena  Meszaros - The Mechanical Elephant
Lena Meszaros
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 Jennifer C Solon - Think
Jennifer Solon
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Linda  Syverson Guild - Under the Thorn Bush
Linda Syverson Guild
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 Kathy  Nida - Woman Version 3.0
Kathy Nida
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