All Events

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Our annual SAQA conference "Plurality and Heritage" will be held online from April 12-20, 2024. This conference will showcase the amazing artwork and artists in the Europe and Middle East. No matter where you live, you’ve got something special to...
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Call for Entry Deadline:
Open to SAQA (KS/MO/OK (Kansas, Missouri or Oklahoma) region members only.
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For nearly 30 years Katie Pasquini Masopust has produced high quality contemporary art quilts that have been coveted and collected by a broad range of admirers. From her early beginnings as a painter dabbling in traditional quiltmaking, her work has...
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Known for her unique use of fibre, combining photography, paint and stitch into one of a kind artworks Wen Redmond is an internationally recognised mixed media and fibre artist. As an artist whose work embraces several media, including digital processes...
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Opulent Quilt Journeys offers exciting, comprehensive collections of textile holidays such as patchwork, quilting, embroidery, cross stitch, knitting & crochet. These holidays are uniquely crafted with you in mind! Specially created for small groups of like-minded people, our textile holidays...
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Instructor: Wen Redmond Known for her unique use of fibre, combining photography, paint and stitch into one of a kind artworks Wen Redmond is an internationally recognised mixed media and fibre artist. As an artist whose work embraces several media...
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INSTRUCTOR: Suzanne Connors Indigo is an ancient dye derived from the leaves of plants and surrounded by magic, mystery, and folklore. Discover how the leaves ‘make blue’ by learning about the character and chemistry of the natural indigo vat. The...
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Leah Higgins takes inspiration from the cotton and coal mining industries which have touched her life and shaped her environment. In large, abstract wall hangings she celebrates former mills that continue to erode and decay, and those that have found...
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Sacred Threads is an exhibition of quilts exploring themes of joy, inspiration, spirituality, healing, grief and peace/brotherhood. This biennial exhibition was established to provide a safe venue for quilters who see their work as a connection to the sacred and/or...
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Offering world-class workshops in studio painting, plein air painting, quilting, photography, fiber arts, mixed media, and writing. Schedule in Santa Fe, New Mexico: High Desert Hues in Georgia O'Keeffe Country, Jennifer Sampou, March 4 - 8, 2024 Animals Brought to...
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California (Northern) and Nevada (Northern) Region
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Exploring the interplay between urban landscapes and our individual narratives, Eszter Bornemisza, a Budapest-based fiber artist, intricately crafts recycled paper, textiles, and soft materials into this thought-provoking installation. Embracing machine stitching, dyeing, and painting, her work evokes both tangible and...
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Showcasing quilts born from her 50-year artistic journey, Irene Roderick, an Austin-based fiber artist, merges personal creativity with the age-old tradition of quilt-making. Her pieces challenge the perception of quilts as solely utilitarian, drawing inspiration from influential museum exhibitions that...
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Tiny Pieces, Vast Visions brings together four extraordinary contemporary quilters (Deb Cashatt, Susan Lapham, Niraja Lorenz, and Irene Roderick) whose work commands a strong visual impact when viewed together. Seen from a distance, they provide vast visions for the viewer...
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Without light there is no vision. Light is our primary tool for perceiving and understanding the world around us. Light allows us to appreciate the world through shape and form and evokes emotions. Common qualities of light are intensity, quality...
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The Quilted Canvas IV is the final exhibition in a series that began in 2017 at the New England Quilt Museum to recognize and celebrate America’s pioneering art quilters. This fourth installment features the works of Ruth McDowell, Jude Larzelere...
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Call for Entry Deadline:
Open to all current SAQA Oregon primary and secondary region members. Submission Date Extended to June 30th.
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Wind is the second in a three-part series of Primal Forces exhibitions (Earth, Wind, Fire) premiering at the National Quilt Museum. Wind is the movement of air; you cannot see it or hold it in your hand, but it provides...
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Traditional fibre arts and textiles at home began out of necessity and resourcefulness. There is abundant and complex research available on the relationship of women with craft: about craft as a message carrier, a keeper of cultural knowledge and traditions...
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The Red Dress, conceived by British artist Kirstie Macleod, provides an artistic platform for women around the world to tell their personal stories through embroidery. From 2009 to 2022, pieces of the Red Dress traveled the globe, the focus of...