SAQA Events

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SAQA and Visions Museum of Textile Art are collaborating to host a SAQA Summit from September 22-24, 2022 in San Diego, CA. This multi-day event is ONLY open to members of either organization. Space is limited and registrations will be...
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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.
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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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From amphibians to apex predators, celebrate wild animals in their natural environments. This exhibition showcases birds, fish, mammals, and reptiles doing what comes naturally. Go WILD!
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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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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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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).
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Many things in life and history demonstrate recurring patterns of growth and decline. From movements in history to the phases of our lives, the seasons, the position of the stars and planets, tides, conversations, even the progression of a piece...
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Exploring Contemporary Art meets each month on the 4th Tuesday at 1pm ET - time zone converter Contemporary art from all media often forms the context of our work as art quilters and textile artists. The goal of this group...
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Join SAQA for a conversation with artists from Gastronomy: Lisa Walton, Jeannie Palmer Moore, and Diana Fox!
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POP SIG is back for 2022! Let’s get those websites and social media accounts humming! The Professional Online Presence (POP) Special Interest Group (SIG) will be meeting this May, June and July 2022 (4th Wed of the month at 1pm...
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What do you see when you look in the mirror? In this digital age, we cannot escape our own images, whether taken as a selfie or found on social media. Does our image reflect our individual identity or do we...
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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...
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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...
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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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All SAQA volunteers are invited to attend a special Volunteer Celebration event scheduled via Zoom for Tuesday, June 28th at 3 PM EDT. Carrie Bloomston, Artist and Author of "The Little Spark: 30 Ways to Ignite Your Creativity," will be...
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What do you see when you look in the mirror? In this digital age, we cannot escape our own images, whether taken as a selfie or found on social media. Does our image reflect our individual identity or do we...
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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...

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