SAQA Events

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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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An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
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This Member Gallery theme invites you to tell a story about a surprising turn of events. Did a spider block your path? Did your princess find her prince? Did a dye bath yield opportunities for a stunning piece? Let us "read" what broke your heart or made your spirit soar.
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SAQA has been accepted to host a special exhibit which will be held in November 2020 at the SOFA Fair in Chicago. Juried by Jane Sauer, this call is open to all SAQA members.
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Elizabeth Kozlowski, Surface Design Journal Editor, will present "Women Against the Machine: Craft, Design and the Exploitation of Female Labor" as part of Textile Talks. This presentation investigates the historical gendered division of labor and its relationship to artistic production...
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Explore inspiring ways to use a longarm machine to create your design layer! Why use your mid-or longarm machine only for the quilting stitch and let it collect dust, laundry, and scraps the rest of the time? Some innovative SAQA...
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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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Contemporary art from all media often forms the context of our work as art quilters and textile artists. The goal of this group is to provide a casual, supportive, open-minded place for us to actively learn as we discuss and...
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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. The refugee crisis has imposed severe impacts on the social, economic, and...
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When the sun dips below the horizon, the world changes: the trees are lit by the silvery light of the moon, and warm lamps glow in a child's room as they listen to a bedtime story. Owls and bats take...
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An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
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Whether small enough to be displayed on a balcony or large enough to fill a pasture, submit your art to this online Virtual Gallery.
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All life on this planet depends on earth, it nurtures us through the soil beneath our feet. We are in an era of tremendous change in the earth as well, due to shifting balances brought on by human activity.
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An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
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An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
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An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
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An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
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Call for Entry Deadline:
Light is our primary tool for perceiving and understanding the world around us. Without light there is no vision. Light allows us to appreciate the world through shape and form and evokes emotions. Common qualities of light are intensity, quality...
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An invitational exhibition of one work each by 29 artists featured in the new book Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric by Martha Sielman. These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum.
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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. The refugee crisis has imposed severe impacts on the social, economic, and...

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