StitchPunk (SAQA Global Exhibition)

Stitch Punk

EXHIBITION THEME   

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
Grants Pass Museum of Art, Grants Pass, Oregon: May - July 2026
Temple Railroad & Heritage Museum,  Temple, Texas: Oct 9 2026 - Jan 16 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.