SAQA Events

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The Spotlight Auction is an annual event that takes place at every SAQA conference. Donated pieces are sold through a silent auction at the conference banquet. But now it's gone virtual and everyone can bid! This year, the Spotlight Auction...
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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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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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Let's go! Have a favorite spot you like to visit? Whether you prefer a backyard arbor or Egyptian ruins, take us with you as travel to that welcoming place.
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The SAQA Education Committee invites you to apply for critique with Lyric Montgomery Kinard. Works will be selected to provide variety in genre, stage of the artists’ career, critique questions, etc.
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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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Metamorphosis generates transformative change in shape, nature, or structure. Animals physically develop and change from birth to maturity.
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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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This Textile Talk will be presented by Surface Design Association
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Join us on April 21 for a Textile Talk conversation with selected artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Layered & Stitched: 50 Years of Innovative Art. We'll be hearing from Valerie Goodwin, Michael Jameas, and Katie Pasquini Masopust about their work, process, and inspiration.
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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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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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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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Are you brand-new to SAQA? Or just want to know more about our programs and benefits? Then join us for a live Zoom meeting where you can get the latest news and get the answers you need. Plus you learn...
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Exploring Contemporary Art will return Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 1 PM ET. It 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...
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There will be NO Live Chat in April. 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...
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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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See the World from a New Perspective!
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Fiber art also has a rich tradition of incorporating elements that would otherwise be discarded by turning them into compelling compositions.
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Connecting Our Natural Worlds showcases artwork that beautifully illustrates the natural wonder of habitats around the globe.

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