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Join us at Quilt Festival Houston! Join us at Quilt Festival Houston!
Heading to Houston for Festival this October? So it SAQA! We are looking for volunteers to assist at the SAQA Booth - it's super FUN and you get to hang out with other fabulous SAQA members.

Create YOUR Dream Collection of Auction Quilts! Create YOUR Dream Collection of Auction Quilts!
Join in on the Benefit Auction excitement by creating your own Dream Collection
Get inspired by viewing the great selection of Benefit Auction quilts available. Once you decide on a theme, make your final selection of 8 auction quilts. Then, let us know about your Dream Collection by completing the online form so we can share with others!

Forced to Flee - virtual tour and other videos now available Forced to Flee - virtual tour and other videos now available
Don't miss this fascinating in-depth look at a very powerful exhibition. Get up close to see the details, stitchwork, and textures contained in these works of art in the SAQA Global Exhibition Forced to Flee. This video series includes interviews with Juror Dr. Susan Beryl Marks, curators from the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, and selected artists. 

Artists selected for Musica! Artists selected for Musica!
Congratulations to the 31 artists selected by juror Joe Cunningham for the SAQA Global Exhibition Musica! This exhibition will premiere at the National Quilt Museum in March 2020.

Call for Entry - Opposites Attract (deadline August 31) Call for Entry - Opposites Attract (deadline August 31)
Opposing forces shape our reality in ways which are both readily apparent as well as hidden. Artwork included in this exhibit will explore contradicting, clashing, conflicting or incompatible forces, such as the irresistible force versus the immovable object, night versus day, and other “opposites.”  Deadline for entry: August 31

Live Chat with Lisa Walton - online series Live Chat with Lisa Walton - online series
SAQA President Lisa Walton is hosting informal online chats with a variety of special guests. We welcome SAQA members to join in on the conversation! The next Live Chat with Lisa will be on July 25th and we will be talking about Social Media!

Support SAQA via Amazon Smile! Support SAQA via Amazon Smile!
Support SAQA when you shop on Amazon! #StartWithaSmile at smile.amazon.com/ch/77-0271652 and Amazon donates a portion of the sale to Studio Art Quilt Assoc Inc.

Art Quilt Quarterly - Subscribe today Art Quilt Quarterly - Subscribe today
Have you checked out Art Quilt Quarterly yet? This quarterly publication is designed to appeal to collectors and admirers of art quilts everywhere. Each issue includes articles on notable collections and collectors, conservation, artists to watch, SAQA traveling exhibitions and much more. Subscribe or renew today!

Webinar -Solo Exhibitions: Tips & Insights Webinar -Solo Exhibitions: Tips & Insights
Brenda Gael Smith shares her experience in putting together solo exhibitions including asking Why? What? Where? and How? She’ll also share insights from other SAQA members and talk about scheduling, checklists, planning, marketing, and communications. This information is instructive and inspiring for any art quilter whether sharing artwork at a local library or a big city gallery.  

SAQA book: Art Quilts Unfolding SAQA book: Art Quilts Unfolding
Art Quilts Unfolding: 50 years of Innovation is available in the SAQA Store. This SAQA publication offers full-color images of 400 masterpieces along with engaging interviews and profiles of 58 influential artists, key leaders, important events, and significant collections. 

SAQA Members - Join our Facebook group! SAQA Members - Join our Facebook group!
Want to connect with other SAQA members? Then join SAQA's members-only Facebook group, a place to reach out to old friends and discover new ones! Let's talk about art, our creative journeys and what inspires us.

Make a Local Connection Today! Make a Local Connection Today!
Interested in meeting with other SAQA members? It's easy to make a local connection - contact your Regional Rep today to find out more about this program. No matter who you are or where you are, you’re always connected with SAQA.

Special Interest Groups - Join one today! Special Interest Groups - Join one today!
Want to connect with other SAQA members? Learn more about about a particular topic?

SAQA offers a series of online discussion groups called Special Interest Groups (SIGs). These meetings take place "virtually" using Zoom video conferencing technology. It's a fun way to meet other SAQA members and discuss art-related topics.