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 & FAQs first.

 

SAQA Global Exhibitions
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SAQA has been invited to again participate in SOFA Chicago From their website: SOFA Chicago explores materiality and meaning in sculpture, objects, functional art and wearable design, along with a curated selection of self-taught and contemporary art. Taking place annually...
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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.
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Ever since our earliest ancestors began applying iron oxide to cave walls and their bodies, the color red has played a major role in art, rituals, and spirituality. The use of red can evoke excitement, danger, anger or love in the West. This exhibition invites you to explore the color red and what it represents to you.
Virtual Gallery Calls
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Virtual Gallery of selected pieces will be available for viewing on October 1! What do you do or where might you go when you seek a bit of peace and quiet introspection? Whether in a cathedral or a meadow, with...
Other SAQA Calls
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Whether your beat is musical or physical, keep on rockin'! We are looking for works that tell a story with feeling, heart, and rhythm.
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Be part of SAQA’s most-anticipated fundraising event! Donate a 12 x 12-inch art quilt to support our exhibition and outreach programs. This year's auction will take place online from September 9 through October 2, 2022.
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We are currently accepting applications for Mentors for SAQA's mentorship program. Mentee applications are currently on hold until more mentors can be secured as we are at capacity. The submission period will end May 31 with the new pairs starting...
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Interested in having your artwork included in our online collection of over 4000 images?
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We are looking for proposals for our next annual conference, “Pathway to Possibilities” in Toronto, Canada (April 27-April 30, 2023).
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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