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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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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Interested in having your artwork included in our online collection of over 4000 images?
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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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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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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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We're seeking innovative proposals from fiber artists who would like to present at one of SAQA's 2023 Textile Talks. On average, Textile Talks are attended live by 550 people and are viewed on YouTube by 1,700 people.
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The 100 days project, or its shorter versions (20 to 20, 7x7 or Jump into June) is a private Facebook group for SAQA members who want to share their creative projects every day. The next session will start June 23rd...
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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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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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Sponsored by Surface Design Association (SDA), FUTURE TENSE 2022 offers a glimpse into the future of contemporary fibers by presenting the very best work being made by students in the field today.
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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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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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Join SAQA for a conversation with artists from Haven: Anne Bellas, Helen Geglio, and Jette Clover!
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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! Join us via Zoom for our next Monthly Live...
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Connections (SAQA Global Exhibition) - Quilt Festival Long Beach
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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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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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