This issue is focused on the theme Emergence, and Member Gallery is a double feature that explores life during the Covid-19 pandemic. Robbi Eklow shares how she knew when it was time for a studio of her own away from the house, while Featured Artist Colleen Ansbaugh explains why trying something new leads to unexpected success. Follow the progress of quilt artists in Iran in a story by ZJ Humbach. Explore how illustration gives clarity to your work with Kestrel Michaud and how art residencies can inspire new directions with Susan Lenz. Don’t wait—enjoy all this issue has to offer online.
Cover art - For There Is Always Light II (Iina Alho)
Editor's Notes - A story of emergence wrapped in hope (Diane Howell)"
Thoughts from the president - SAQA Seminar: Highlights kicks off 2022 (Deborah Boschert)
Feature Article - Patchiran offers art quilt classes, exhibitions in Iran (ZJ Humbach)
SAQA Global Exhibition - Microscape
Featured Artist - Colleen Ansbaugh: Midwest artist sets joyful path to success (ZJ Humbach)"
SAQA Member Gallery - Emergence: Cautious Steps
Art Talk column - Up in the AIR: Research, persistence yield well-matched art residencies (Susan Lenz)
Juried Artist Showcase - Balcony at Twilight (Julia Graber)
Regional News - Whisper Challenge fosters connectivity in Oregon (Jean Wells Keenan)
Member Gallery: Emergence: Hope Prevails
Feature Article - Use illustration to make your art quilts speak volumes (Kestrel Michaud)
Feature Article - Moving out: How to know when you need a studio away from home (Robbi Eklow)
Column - Inspired by Inanimate objects: Bev Haring (N.K. Quan)