Western Wonders (SAQA Regional) - Call for Entry

SAQA (Regional)
Call for Entry
Call for Entry Deadline


The unique flora and fauna and the spectacular vistas of the American Southwest will be the focus of this exhibition.


New Mexico regional members are invited to apply: restrictions placed on the Capitol gallery require that all artists should be New Mexico residents.


Dr. Cynthia Sanchez


The premiere venue for the show will be the Rotunda Gallery within the New Mexico State Capitol building in Santa Fe, additional venues TBD.

Artwork Requirements

Size range for work to be submitted is 18”-70” width, and 18”- 60” length.
All submitted pieces need to fit the SAQA description of a layered, stitched work
Kits, pre-made patterns, and other non-original work are not eligible.

Each quilt must have a 4” hanging sleeve- instructions here- 
https://www.saqa.com/sites/default/files/resources/Hanging Sleeve—2018.pdf

Quilts may be for sale, those that are not for sale must have a stated insurance value.
The exhibit will be covered by SAQA insurance from the time it arrives at the initial venue to the return to the artists- however, an appraisal is required by the insurance company to validate any claims.

Artists are responsible for shipping and insurance to the initial venue and shipping costs for return.  The entire exhibit will be sent between venues at SAQA’s cost.
The entry fee will be $25, for up to 3 entries.  These fees are credited to our region and are used to offset exhibition costs.


Call for Entry issued: June 23
Entry dates: August 1 - August 30, 2024 at 5PM MST.
Acceptance Notification: September 15, 2024
Delivery to Gallery:  September 23, 2024
Exhibition dates: September 27 - December 13, 2024


Exhibition Opening Friday, September 27th 4-6 PM

Image requirements will be sent with the application link July 2024 - good images are critically important, consider a professional photographer if you are not able to take your own.

Contact Person
Betty Busby
Contact Email