2018 SAQA Benefit Auction

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One of the many benefits of membership is being eligible to enter SAQA exhibitions that travel all over the world. Our variety of shows--from the trunk show, regional exhibitions, quilt venues and art venues--is designed to satisfy the needs of members at all levels of career development. Not a member yet? Join Us » 

SAQA Calls for Entry (Global - open to all members) 

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Forced to Flee (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts

Throughout history people have been forced to flee from their homes for their own safety and survival due to war, oppression, natural disasters, and atrocious human rights violations. The refugee crisis has imposed severe impacts on the social, economic, and political structures of host countries, especially poor and developing countries.
 

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Connecting our Natural Worlds (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

With this exhibition, we are hoping YOU will help people to get closer to nature. How can you communicate the wonders of the flora, fauna, and habitat relating to your part of the natural world? Help us inspire others to become better stewards of the environment through your unique artistic interpretation of your own backyard.
* Deadline is in 2019 

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3D Expression (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum 

This exhibit will feature contemporary 3D artworks exclusively.  Be creative in showing how textile art can expand both into the third dimension and in the future. The work may be practical, infused with meaning, or decorative, but it must meet SAQA's definition of an art quilt.
* Deadline is in 2019

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Upcycle! (SAQA Global - All Members)More Info
Quilt Festival Houston 2019

Fiber art has a rich tradition of incorporating elements that would otherwise be discarded by turning them into compelling compositions. Challenge yourself to make a work that either incorporates recycled materials, be it cloth or non-fiber items, or that represents such a process visually.
* Deadline is in 2019

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Musica! (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
National Quilt Museum

Both music and art can elicit emotion, create mood, evoke images, suggest movement, as well as reflect light, depth, and color. Artists are encouraged to explore the ways in which music can serve as inspiration for the creative process. Artwork may be two or three dimensional, viewed from one side, two sides, or any angle.
* Deadline is in 2019

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Opposites Attract (SAQA Global - All members)More Info
Quilt Festival Chicago 2020

Opposing forces shape our reality in ways which are both readily apparent as well as hidden. Artwork included in this exhibit will explore a contradiction or an affinity, Yin and Yang, the irresistible force versus the immovable object and other "opposites."
* Deadline is in 2019

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SAQA Juried Artist MembershipMore Info
Reviews are held bi-monthly
Deadline:
November 1, 2018
SAQA Journal Member Gallery More Info
Theme: Face Off!
Deadline:
December 1, 2018

 

SAQA Calls for Entry (Regional)

For more information about regional exhibits, contact your regional representative.

Shifting Tides: Convergence in Cloth (SAQA Regional)More Info
Alaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, Western Canada members
Deadline:
November 30, 2018
The Natural World (SAQA Regional) More Info
Nebraska members
Deadline:
November 30, 2018
Connections (SAQA Regional)More Info
Oceania members
Deadline:
January 17, 2019
The Edge (SAQA Regional)More Info
Oregon members
Deadline:
January 31, 2019
Out of the Blue (SAQA Regional)More Info
New Mexico members
Deadline:
February 1, 2019
Evolving Perceptions (SAQA Regional)More Info
Colorado, Utah and Wyoming members
Deadline:
February 28, 2019
de.light/full (SAQA Regional) More Info
Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Indiana members
Deadline:
February 28, 2019
Stitching California (SAQA Regional) More Info
NoCA/NoNV members
Deadline:
June 1, 2019
Perspectives (SAQA Regional)More Info
Florida members
Deadline:
June 1, 2019

If you have questions or comments about SAQA exhibitions, please contact ExhibitCoord@saqa.com. For questions about shipping, contact shipping@saqa.com.