SAQA Events

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Registration will open in early January for SAQA Seminar 2021! Many will say that color is the most important element in art. So, as textile artists, do we really know what color is? How is it used? How is it different by medium, by culture? Why does color matter?
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Selected pieces from the 2017 SAQA Trunk Show are now available for purchase. A wide variety of artwork (and prices) are available. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Each quilt is 10 x 7 inches (25.4 x 17.8 cm)...
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Our annual SAQA conference which will be held online from April 15-25 and we’re going to beautiful Oceania—mainly Australia and New Zealand—for a deep dive into unique, exciting art quilts, and textile art. REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
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The end of the pandemic is in view. What lies ahead for you? For the world? Do we come together or continue to be divided? Do we wear masks, or breathe free? How do you illustrate your feelings for the year ahead?
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This year, the Spotlight Auction will be an online event taking place during the Oceans Apart Connected by Art Virtual Conference (April 16-24, 2021). This is an opportunity for all SAQA members to have their work showcased to a world-wide...
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This call is open to SAQA Juried Artists only. Artwork submitted will be included in Art Quilt Quarterly, added to our online collection, and be eligible for publication in the SAQA Journal or weekly SAQA emails.
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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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Our known world stretches far beyond what we can see with the unaided eye. Microscopes, magnifying glasses, and virtual imaging techniques reveal a world of great beauty and complexity.
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This Textile Talk will be presented by Quilt Alliance
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The beauty of a chorus comes from the blending of different voices. Similarly, “Plurality of Voices” will allow viewers to appreciate the diverse range of artistic expression by artists in Europe and the Middle East.
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See the World from a New Perspective!
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** The March 18th Inside SAQA will focus on the upcoming SAQA conference. All are welcome, whether you have registered or not. Are you brand-new to SAQA? Or just want to know more about our programs and benefits? Then join...
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See the World from a New Perspective!
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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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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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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 10 through October 3, 2021.
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Interested in having your artwork featured on the SAQA website? We are now accepting submissions to be considered for our online collection.
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Celebrate wild animals in their natural environments. From amphibians to apex predators, depict or represent wild birds, fish, mammals, and reptiles doing what comes naturally. Go WILD!
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A structure can be defined as the framework or the internal arrangement of elements that form something else, whether man-made, like a building or machine, or natural like cells, bones, minerals, or chemicals. There are social structures that represent a...
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SAQA has been invited to again participate in Intersect Chicago (formerly SOFA), in Oct/Nov of 2021. From their website, “Running since 1993, Intersect Chicago takes place annually at Chicago's Navy Pier, and focuses on three-dimensional artworks that cross the boundaries...

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