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A Thread Runs Through It (SAQA Regional) -  Southeastern Quilt and Textile Museum
Carrollton, Georgia  •  January 30, 2020 -  April 25, 2020

Georgia and South Carolina Region A juried exhibition of art quilts by Georgia and South Carolina SAQA members. Candace Shively - Through Our Hands (detail)More Info

3D Expression (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts
St. Bonaventure, New York  •  February 8, 2020 -  April 30, 2020

SAQA's Global Exhibition 3D Expression offers an intriguing glimpse into a new dimension of art quilts, creatively interpreted by artists from 14 US states and 10 countries (in fact, 36% are from outside the US). The wide variety of pieces selected by juror Bruce Hoffman include vessels, More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Max Berk Textile Collection, Palatinate Museum
Heidelberg, Germany  •  February 9, 2020 -  June 21, 2020

An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from More Info

JAM Session (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Carrollton Center for the Arts
Carrollton, Georgia  •  February 21, 2020 -  April 25, 2020

Georgia and South Carolina Region An exhibit of quilts by SAQA Juried Artist Members in Georgia and South Carolina. Marian Zielinski - The Curtain RisesMore Info

de.light/FULL (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Quilters Hall of Fame
Marion, Indiana  •  February 25, 2020 -  May 9, 2020

Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma Region What fills YOU with delight? This exhibit was previously shown at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in Kansas City, MO and at the Modella Art Gallery in Stillwater, Oklahoma.  Linda Frost - Life FormsMore Info

Working with the Muse (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  The Mansion at Strathmore
North Bethesda, Maryland  •  February 29, 2020 -  April 19, 2020

DC, Maryland, West Virginia Region Working with the Muse is an exhibition organized by the DC/MD/WV SAQA Region. What excites you--physically, spiritually, and emotionally? What is really important to you? What things do you cherish or revere? What makes you feel vital and alive? What More Info

Shifting Tides (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  March 3, 2020 -  September 12, 2021

Regions: Alaska, Hawaii, Northern California/Northern Nevada, Oregon, Southern California/Southern Nevada, Washington, Western Canada. Created as a group exhibit to shine a light on the issues facing the Pacific Ocean today, Shifting Tides is a collection of work by 45 artists More Info

Musica! (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  National Quilt Museum
Paducah, Kentucky  •  March 6, 2020 -  July 7, 2020

A Celebration of Music - with a Visual Twist Pablo Picasso said, "To draw, you must close your eyes and sing."  This exhibition explores all the wonderful ways in which music can serve as inspiration for the creative process. Both music and art elicit emotions, create different More Info

Colour with a U (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Homer Watson House & Gallery
Kitchener, Ontario  •  March 13, 2020 -  May 31, 2020

Atlantic Canada, Central Canada, and Western Canada Regions Colour with a U is a juried exhibition of 35 art quilts created by Canadian SAQA members. In Canada, we spell colour with a “u”. We care about the “u”, it makes us unique. We care about the “you”, it More Info

Colour with a U Too (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  RiverBrink Art Museum
Queenston, Ontario  •  March 13, 2020 -  September 5, 2020

Atlantic Canada, Central Canada, and Western Canada Regions Colour with a U Too is a juried exhibition of 9 art quilts created by Canadian SAQA members. In Canada, we spell colour with a “u”. We care about the “u”, it makes us unique. We care about the “you”, More Info

Life Along the Rio Grande (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Hubbard Museum of the American West
Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico  •  March 20, 2020 -  July 31, 2020

New Mexico, Texas, Colorado/Utah/Wyoming Regions The wonderful variety of living things along the vitally important Rio Grande River is explored in this exhibition. Historical and cultural themes, scientific and geological topics are all represented by artists living along the More Info

Connections (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
various locations  •  March 26, 2020 -  December 31, 2020

Oceania Region The exhibition explores the theme of Connections and its many interpretations: from relationships to physical bonds to to the simple state of feeling connected. Artists were also invited to broaden their exploration of the theme to consider how we connect in difficult More Info

Season After Season (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Prague Patchwork Meeting - Wellness Hotel Step
Prague, Czech Republic (cancelled)  •  April 3, 2020 -  April 5, 2020

CANCELLED Our lives are measured in seasons. Not just the familiar quarterly divisions of a year: spring, summer, fall and winter, but with each new day we move among a variety of seasons. Some seasons have no set time of arrival; others are regular as the ticking of a clock. Some seasons we More Info

Out of the Blue (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Farmington Museum
Farmington, New Mexico  •  April 4, 2020 -  August 1, 2020

New Mexico Region Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven. Juried by Dr. Cynthia Sanchez, Director and Curator of the Capitol Art More Info

Opposites Attract (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Australasian Quilt Convention
Melbourne, Australia (postponed)  •  April 16, 2020 -  April 19, 2020

POSTPONED Opposing forces shape our reality in ways that are both readily apparent as well as hidden. Artwork included in this exhibit explores contradictions and affinities: Yin and Yang, the irresistible force versus the immovable object, black and white, and other types of opposites.More Info

Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
San Jose, California  •  April 19, 2020 -  July 12, 2020

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 More Info

Forced to Flee (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Refugee International Annual Gala at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Washington D.C. (cancelled)   •  April 21, 2020 -  April 21, 2020

** Due to the coronavirus situation, this event has been cancelled.  Throughout history people have been forced to flee from their homes for their own safety and survival due to war, oppression, natural disasters, and atrocious human rights violations. The refugee crisis More Info

Aloft (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  AQS QuiltWeek
Paducah, Kentucky  •  April 22, 2020 -  April 25, 2020

See the World from a New Perspective! Birds, insects, and even some mammals are able to fly and soar. Plant seeds and kites are carried on the breeze, and the perfect pass can float through the air. Humankind has dreamt of ways to fly from Icarus’ attempt to create his own wings to More Info

Opposites Attract (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Perth Craft & Quilt Fair
Perth, Australia  •  May 22, 2020 -  May 26, 2020

Opposing forces shape our reality in ways that are both readily apparent as well as hidden. Artwork included in this exhibit explores contradictions and affinities: Yin and Yang, the irresistible force versus the immovable object, black and white, and other types of opposites.More Info

Textiles in Translation -  The Gallery at Penn College
Williamsport, Pennsylvania  •  June 4, 2020 -  July 23, 2020

Textiles in Translation is a SAQA PA Regional show held at The Gallery At Penn College. Reception: There will be an artists walk and reception on Saturday, June 6, 2020 More Info

Opposites Attract (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Brisbane Stitches & Craft Show
Brisbane, Australia  •  June 5, 2020 -  June 8, 2020

Opposing forces shape our reality in ways that are both readily apparent as well as hidden. Artwork included in this exhibit explores contradictions and affinities: Yin and Yang, the irresistible force versus the immovable object, black and white, and other types of opposites.More Info

The Declaration of Sentiments 1848--The Struggle Continues (SAQA Regional Exhibition)
Kansas City, Missouri  •  June 5, 2020 -  August 1, 2020

The Declaration of Sentiments in the foundational document for women's rights drafted in Seneca Falls, NY July 1848 at our nation's first women's rights convention. Issues at the time were employment, educational opportunities, voting and property rights, and social and religious More Info

de.light/FULL (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art
St. Joseph, Missouri  •  June 13, 2020 -  September 20, 2020

Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma Region What fills YOU with delight? Linda Frost - Life Forms More Info

Visionary (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Vermont Quilt Festival - Champlain Valley Expo
Essex Junction, Vermont  •  June 24, 2020 -  June 27, 2020

Maine/New Hampshire/Vermont, Massachusetts/Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York Regions Visionary is an exploration of how and what artists see. Each of the artists in this exhibit offers their own way of seeing, using many different methods and techniques. Juror: Carol More Info

Visionary (SAQA Regional Exhibition) -  Maine Fiberarts
Topsham, Maine  •  July 1, 2020 -  August 29, 2020

Maine/New Hampshire/Vermont, Massachusetts/Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York Regions Visionary is an exploration of how and what artists see. Each of the artists in this exhibit offers their own way of seeing, using many different methods and techniques. Juror: Carol More Info

Connecting our Natural Worlds  -  Quilt Festival Long Beach
Long Beach, California  •  July 9, 2020 -  July 11, 2020

Get closer to nature and become better stewards for OUR environment! Connecting Our Natural Worlds showcases artwork that beautifully illustrates the natural wonder of habitats around the globe. Through their own unique artistic interpretation, each artist has identified danger to flora More Info

Aloft (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Quilt Festival Long Beach
Long Beach, California  •  July 9, 2020 -  July 11, 2020

See the World from a New Perspective! Birds, insects, and even some mammals are able to fly and soar. Plant seeds and kites are carried on the breeze, and the perfect pass can float through the air. Humankind has dreamt of ways to fly from Icarus’ attempt to create his own wings More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Raleigh, North Carolina  •  July 20, 2020 -  August 1, 2020

An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from More Info

Season After Season (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  AQS QuiltWeek
Lancaster, Pennsylvania  •  August 5, 2020 -  August 7, 2020

Our lives are measured in seasons. Not just the familiar quarterly divisions of a year: spring, summer, fall and winter, but with each new day we move among a variety of seasons. Some seasons have no set time of arrival; others are regular as the ticking of a clock. Some seasons we await More Info

Season After Season (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  AQS QuiltWeek
Grand Rapids, Michigan  •  August 19, 2020 -  August 22, 2020

Our lives are measured in seasons. Not just the familiar quarterly divisions of a year: spring, summer, fall and winter, but with each new day we move among a variety of seasons. Some seasons have no set time of arrival; others are regular as the ticking of a clock. Some seasons we await More Info

Forced to Flee (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Daura Gallery
Lynchburg, Virginia  •  August 24, 2020 -  October 9, 2020

Throughout history people have been forced to flee from their homes for their own safety and survival due to war, oppression, natural disasters, and atrocious human rights violations. The refugee crisis has imposed severe impacts on the social, economic, and political More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Arlington, Texas  •  August 27, 2020 -  August 29, 2020

An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Cincinnati, Ohio  •  September 17, 2020 -  September 19, 2020

An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from More Info

Season After Season (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  AQS QuiltWeek
Charleston, South Carolina  •  September 30, 2020 -  October 2, 2020

Our lives are measured in seasons. Not just the familiar quarterly divisions of a year: spring, summer, fall and winter, but with each new day we move among a variety of seasons. Some seasons have no set time of arrival; others are regular as the ticking of a clock. Some seasons we await More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Fredericksburg, Virginia  •  October 8, 2020 -  October 10, 2020

An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from More Info

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Original Sewing & Quilt Expo
Novi, Michigan  •  November 12, 2020 -  November 14, 2020

An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Participating artists come from More Info

Forced to Flee (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Mills Station Arts & Culture Center
Rancho Cordova, California  •  January 1, 2021 -  January 31, 2021

Throughout history people have been forced to flee from their homes for their own safety and survival due to war, oppression, natural disasters, and atrocious human rights violations. The refugee crisis has imposed severe impacts on the social, economic, and political More Info

Forced to Flee (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University
Dallas, Pennsylvania  •  March 25, 2021 -  June 6, 2021

Throughout history people have been forced to flee from their homes for their own safety and survival due to war, oppression, natural disasters, and atrocious human rights violations. The refugee crisis has imposed severe impacts on the social, economic, and political More Info

Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Richard M. Ross Museum of Art at Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, Ohio  •  May 14, 2021 -  July 2, 2021

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 More Info

3D Expression (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Ross Museum of Art
Delaware, Ohio  •  May 14, 2021 -  July 2, 2021

SAQA's Global Exhibition 3D Expression offers an intriguing glimpse into a new dimension of art quilts, creatively interpreted by artists from 14 US states and 10 countries (in fact, 36% are from outside the US). The wide variety of pieces selected by juror Bruce Hoffman include vessels, More Info

3D Expression (SAQA Global Exhibition) -  Lauren Rogers Museum of Art
Laurel, Mississippi  •  August 23, 2022 -  November 13, 2022

SAQA's Global Exhibition 3D Expression offers an intriguing glimpse into a new dimension of art quilts, creatively interpreted by artists from 14 US states and 10 countries (in fact, 36% are from outside the US). The wide variety of pieces selected by juror Bruce Hoffman include vessels, More Info