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Registration open for the NEXT Symposium Registration open for the NEXT Symposium
Please join us for New, Newer, NEXT, a SAQA sponsored symposium to be held August 26, 2017 at the beautiful Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, Colorado. This event will be part of a fabulous week of fiber art beginning with the opening of the 75 art quilt exhibit at the Dairy on August 25. Following the symposium, there will be two three-day workshops with Betty Busby.

Webinar: Tips for Traveling Quilt Teachers - Video Now Available! Webinar: Tips for Traveling Quilt Teachers - Video Now Available!
Award-winning artist Lyric Kinard shares tips and experiences from her years on the teaching circuit. She covers everything from communicating with guilds, developing exciting workshops, arranging travel and lodging, inspiring students, and selling products as part of your teaching business.

Featured Region:Oceania Featured Region:Oceania
Since regions play a very important (and busy) role in our organization, we want to highlight them through a new series of articles all about them! And first up is the Oceania Region. Oceania’s roughly 137 members are spread over more than thr

Meet Your Representatives Meet Your Representatives
Lisa Dodson (Indiana) & Susan Goodman (Indiana)

Artists selected for Textile Posters exhibition Artists selected for Textile Posters exhibition
Congratulations to the artists selected by juror Joseph Lupo for Textile Posters: Communication & Commentary. This exhibition will premiere at the International Quilt Festival in Houston (November 2017).

New Online Gallery - Faces & Expressions New Online Gallery - Faces & Expressions
Shruti Dandekar is our guest curator for this month's online gallery. She comments: Making portraits is one of my favorite forms of quilting. Watching people create them in so many diverse techniques, inspires me! I wouldl ove to share this inspiration with everyone through this gallery...

Submit your book to our online library! Submit your book to our online library!
SAQA members are among the most accomplished fiber artists in the world, not only creating and exhibiting artwork, but teaching, curating, and writing about art. The books created by SAQA members run the gamut from technique-specific workshops in book form, to retrospectives of one artist’s body of work, to volumes dedicated to art quilt research and history. Are you a SAQA member who is also an author? Complete our online form to have your book listed included in our

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?

For 2017, SAQA will be offering a new 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. Our first SIG is all about Mixed Media! 

Artists selected for Art Quilt Retrospective Book Artists selected for Art Quilt Retrospective Book
Final artist selections have been made for Art Quilt Retrospective, a SAQA publication celebrating this art form’s development over the past 50 years! This book will cover art quilts and artists from 1960’s to today.

2017 SAQA Conference: Registration is now open! 2017 SAQA Conference: Registration is now open!
The 2017 Annual Conference "Creation to Curation" will be held April 27 - April 30, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Participants will enjoy a wide range of activities during this joint conference with the International Quilt Study Center and Museum including a keynote address by Michael James, behind the scenes tours, breakout sessions and more!