sustainABILITY (SAQA Global Exhibition)


sustainABILITY focuses on meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs. It covers a vast range of topics from industry to agriculture, daily living, and nature. Artists were invited to explore solutions to improve sustainability in our world in both two- and three-dimensional works.

Exhibition Benefactor:
Frank Klein

Call for Entry Details

Exhibition Schedule

New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts: October 5 – December 31, 2022

About the Juror

Tali Weinberg has taught at California College of the Arts (CCA), University of Tulsa, Penland School of Craft, and gives lectures and workshops throughout the US. She holds an MFA from California College of Arts, and an MA and BA from New York University. Weinberg’s work is held in public and private collections and is exhibited internationally.

Selected Artists

Selected Artists:

Margaret Abramshe (Utah, USA) - Plastic Ocean
Susan Avishai (Ontario, Canada) - Garden Without Seasons
Regina V. Benson (Colorado, USA) - Four R's
Pat Bishop (Wisconsin, USA) - Cedar Swamp #5
Deborah Boschert (Texas, USA) - Provisions
Michelle Browne (Pennsylvania, USA) - FloraDora II
Shin-hee Chin (Kansas, USA) - Lifeline
Gabriele DiTota (Florida, USA) - The Optimistic Oyster or 50 Gallons Later
Laura Fogg (California, USA) - Catch of the Day
Diana S Fox (Colorado, USA) - Gifts from the Universe: Tree Rings
Leesa Zarinelli Gawlik (Colorado, USA) - Time Line I
Alisa Golden (California, USA) - The Hidden Owl
Michele Hardy (Colorado, USA) - Mapforms #11
Barbara Oliver  Hartman (Texas, USA) - Odds and Ends
Jaynie Himsl (Saskatchewan, Canada) - Dirty Ash
Penny Howard (NSW, Australia) - Not So Harmless
Laurel Izard (Indiana, USA) - The Unloved Endangered
Eve Jacobs-Carnahan (Vermont, USA) - Encroachment
Linda M Kim (Texas, USA) - Life Jacket
Pat Kroth (Wisconsin, USA) - Weightless
Betty G Lacy (California, USA) - Plasti-City
Carol Larson (California, USA) - Recycling Plastic is a Myth
Mary-Ellen Latino (California, USA) - Earthen Abode
Eleanor Levie (Pennsylvania, USA) - Cautionary Measures
Susan Leslie Lumsden (Florida, USA) - Passiflora: Frenzy
Carla Osterby (Washington, USA) - Packaging the Future a Global Opportunity
Frauke Palmer (Ohio, USA) - Princess of Serendip
Karen Ponischil (North Carolina, USA) - Polyethylene Forest: Leaf Litter
Kat Puente (Oregon, USA) - Sunlight Power
Stephanie Shore (Massachusetts, USA) - Transformation 1
Jennifer Solon (Ohio, USA) - Embrace Circularity
Linda Syverson Guild (Maryland, USA) - Ecology
Naomi S. Velasquez (Idaho, USA) - Repriser

** Artist notifications were sent via email on November 17th.

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