SAQA Calls for Entry

One of the many benefits of membership is being eligible to enter SAQA exhibitions that travel all over the world. Our variety of shows--from the trunk show, regional exhibitions, quilt venues and art venues--is designed to satisfy the needs of members at all levels of career development.

We also offer a Virtual Gallery program, offering exhibitions crafted exclusively for the online viewer. Plus, there are many other opportunities to share your artwork with the world. Scroll down to view them all!

Interested in entering one of our calls for entry? Do check out the SAQA Exhibition Guidelines first.

SAQA Global Exhibitions
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All living creatures need a safe place to heal, regroup, rest, or retreat. Do you nurture your loved ones in a special place? Do you create a haven for others in need? What is your haven? Render the essential quality of a haven in visual form.
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There is a continuum where beauty and function blend and diverge in the hands of the contemporary artist. Even when traditional materials such as thread, fabric, wood, reed, and paper are used, these artists combine skill, imagination, and vision to meld their materials into compelling and beautiful art which resonates in today’s world.
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Wind is the movement of air; you cannot see it or hold it in your hand, but it provides a powerful source of energy essential to our planet. From a light breeze to natural hazards like hurricanes or tornadoes, wind transforms life daily. Artists are invited to express the power of wind through art. Wall-hung, ceiling-hung, and 3D artwork are all acceptable.
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Order. Simplicity. Harmony. Minimalism is line, shape, form, and color combined to simply highlight the very essence of the medium and materials used to create art. Erasing the distinctions between mediums to call attention to the artwork itself, without expectation of emotion or deep meaning. In the words of Frank Stella, “What you see is what you see.” A pure form of beauty.
Virtual Gallery Calls
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The number of bugs in our world is difficult to imagine. They survive on every continent --yes, even Antarctica! Worldwide environments rely on the contributions of these diminutive creatures, which range from insects to spiders, butterflies to beetles. They are...
Other SAQA Calls
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Do cats really have nine lives? This Member Gallery theme is all about felines, whether they are pouncing, pussyfooting, or pausing for a nap on the couch. Do you have a cat quilt? We’re looking for adorable scenes where cats reign supreme.
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The SAQA Special Events Committee is looking for Lightning Talk speakers to share their work, ideas, and inspirations at the 2022 Virtual Conference - Bridging the Gulf: From Fabric to Fine Art. This call is currently limited to members in...
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The 2022 SAQA Conference Local Organizing Committee (LOC) is now accepting applications for virtual studio tour presentations from our members in the Florida and Gulf states regions. Studio tours will be shown midweek during the 2022 SAQA Virtual Conference -...
Other Opportunities

SAQA has a very robust regional exhibition program which expands the variety of exhibition opportunities available for our members from juried shows to traveling trunk shows.

Interested in applying to be a Juried Artist member? Find out more by reviewing our application guidelines.
Explore some of the non-SAQA opportunities to exhibit your artwork. Note that SAQA lists these events as a courtesy, and inclusion on this page does not imply SAQA endorsement.

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