Text Messages (SAQA Global Exhibition)

Text messages have fast become one of the most popular methods of communication.  For this exhibition, artists had free rein to explore the many facets of what ‘text messages’ means -- from the obvious connection to modern technology to works comprised solely of actual or implied writing.

Juror: Lesley Riley; Managing Curator: Georgianne (Gigi) Kandler

Show Schedule:

International Quilt Festival - Houston, Texas, October 31 - November 4, 2013
International Quilt Festival - Chicago, Illinois, June 20 - 22, 2014
Quilt! Knit! Stitch! - Portland, Oregon, August 13 - 16, 2014
Round Bobbin Quilting and Sewing Expo, St. Charles, Missouri, September 19-20, 2014
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo in Fredericksburg, VA, October 1-3, 2015
Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey, December 5, 2015 - March 20, 2016


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In the Exhibition
Iva Jensen - About Text Messages
Ivy Jensen
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 Judith Plotner - Aftermath
Judith Plotner
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Georgianne Kandler - Carpe Diem
Georgianne Kandler
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Helen Beaven - Caveman Txts
Helen Beaven
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Kathleen Loomis - Crazed 20: Print on the Dotted Line
Kathleen Loomis
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Phyllis Cullen - Early tablet
Phyllis Cullen
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Diane Skidmore - HOPE is the Thing with Feathers...
Diane Skidmore
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Shannon Conley - in nomine Patris
Shannon Conley
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 Judy Sebastian - In The Beginning
Judy Sebastian
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Lisette Léveillé - Lost in Translation
Lisette Léveillé
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Grietje van der Veen - Love Letters to P
Grietje Van der Veen
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Charlotte Ziebarth - Messages In The Stones
Charlotte Ziebarth
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Denise Linet - Mixed Messages # 2
Denise Linet
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 Karol Kusmaul - MultiTasking
Karol Kusmaul
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Ree Fagan - My Favorite Text Messages
Ree Fagan
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Barbara Lange - New Technology - Old Problems
Barbara Lange
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Patricia Kennedy-Zafred - No Childhood Permitted
Patty Kennedy-Zafred
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Gabriele DiTota - Nostalgic Immediacy
Gabriele DiTota
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Uta Lenk - o(rounD)moon,
Uta Lenk
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 Monique Gilbert - Post-it
Monique Gilbert-Oversteyns
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Susan Shie - Rille: Queen of Wooden Spoons in the Kitchen Tarot
Susan Shie
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Artwork by Kathleen Kastles
Kathleen Kastles
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Susie Monday - Stop Fear (Homage to Sister Corita Kent)
Susie Monday
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Sherry Kleinman - Taking Time to Text
Sherry Davis Kleinman
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Amalia Morusiewicz - Tempus Machinus
Amalia Morusiewicz
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Peggy Brown - Text and Textures of Tuscany
Peggy Brown
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Carol Coohey - Text Revolution Triptych: Resolve
Carol Coohey
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Susan Lenz - Texting From the Grave
Susan Lenz
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Bella Kaplan - The Mail Arrives Today
Bella Kaplan
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Connie Rohman - The World's First Text Message (1844) - "What Hath God Wrought?"
Connie Rohman
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Naomi Adams - Threads
Naomi Adams
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Artwork by Lois Sprague
Lois Sprague
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Enid Weichselbaum - Wondrous Love
Enid Weichselbaum
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Salli McQuaid - X-scape
Salli McQuaid
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