Online Events

Live Chats and Special Interest Groups allow SAQA members to meet virtually using video-conferencing to discuss and learn about specific art quilt topics. Everyone is welcome to attend Textile Talks, a weekly series of online presentations. No travel is required!

 

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The annual Benefit Auction is SAQA's premiere fundraising event! All proceeds help support SAQA's exhibition programs, publications, and education outreach. Plus, your purchase helps increase the recognition for art quilts and the artists who make them.
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The 100 days project, or its shorter versions (7x7 or Jump into June) is a private Facebook group for SAQA members who want to share their creative projects every day. The next session will run from August 3 - November...
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Artists interested in a new lens for studying color and composition will discuss the work of architect Christopher Alexander, Emeritus Professor at the University of California. The group will focus on the 15 fundamental properties that define beauty and grace...
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The SAQA Education Committee will be hosting a live critique opportunity on November 11, 2021 at 3 PM EST (GMT/UTC -5), You be the Critic! Getting and giving critique can be a powerful tool for artistic development. Participating in this...
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Join us for a Quilters’ Save Our Stories (QSOS) interview with Karen Nyberg, artist, and astronaut, conducted by Chawne Kimber, artist and mathematician. Dr. Karen Nyberg is a mechanical engineer and astronaut with 30 years of experience working at NASA...
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Live Chats are a place where all SAQA members can get together and discuss art and inspiration. We welcome all members of the SAQA community to join in on the conversation! Get to know members from all over the world...
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Vous parlez français et seriez heureux d’explorer le merveilleux monde de l’art quilt dans cette langue? Ne laissez pas la barrière de la langue être un obstacle – voici l’occasion idéale de profiter des avantages et des opportunités offertes par...
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The Cutting Edge Special Interest Group will support SAQA members who have a common interest to learn about cutting machines and the associated software. It is an opportunity for SAQA members to share resources such as apps, materials, and solutions.
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Exploring Contemporary Art meets each month on the 4th Tuesday at 1pm ET - time zone converter This month, we're talking about Anselm Kiefer. VIEW SEPTEMBER 2021 MEETING RESOURCES Contemporary art from all media often forms the context of our...
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Collecting is often considered a pastime of luxury but through this presentation by Jaimianne Jacobin, Director of the James Renwick Alliance for Craft, we look at how collecting can be an approachable part of the craft ecosystem and a bold...
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Presented by the IL/WI Region, this event is open to ALL SAQA Members. Susan Shie will present examples of her current work and discuss her artistic approach, followed by a class on free hand drawing. The class is much more...

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