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Welcome to Fiber Art Friday for August 11, 2017 
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Weekly Spotlight

The annual SAQA Benefit Auction is almost here! Everyone is invited to create their ideal collection curated from the fabulous Auction art quilts created by our talented members. In a perfect world, which artworks would you select for your very own?

Create your Dream Collection today and have it highlighted alongside the others on the website for all to see. Your Dream Collection could even be featured on SAQA’s social media channels! Go to the 2017 SAQA Benefit Auction page to make your selections.


Thinking in Circles: The Root Language of Trees

Teresa Seaton Studio and Gallery
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
through September 24, 2017

Lorraine Roy - "Heartwood - Poplars"

If trees could communicate with us, how might they share their consciousness? These fabric wall pieces, created by textile artist and professional horticulturist Lorraine Roy, are a visual exploration of trees from the inside out.

Reception: September 16, 2017 from 2-5:00 p.m.

Teresa Seaton Studio and Gallery 
652 Spring Gardens Road
Burlington, Ontario L7T 1J2


Near and Far

Law & Water Gallery
Gloucester, Massachusetts
through October 29, 2017

K. Velis Turan - "Merca Fruits - Barcelona"

K. Velis Turan's mixed media pieces will join paintings by Martha Wakefield in this two-person exhibition.

Law & Water Gallery 
18 Pleasant Street
Gloucester, MA  01930


Works by Barbara Grandon

Carolyn Huff Studio and Gallery
Modesto, California
through August 31, 2017

Barbara Grandon - "Path to Grandma's Garden"

Barbara Grandon will be displaying her work as a guest artist at Carolyn Huff Studio and Gallery for the month of August.

Reception:  August 17, 2017 from 5-9:00 p.m.

Carolyn Huff Studio and Gallery 
1224 K Street
Modesto, CA  95354



Alice C. Sabatini Gallery
Topeka, Kansas
August 11 - October 22, 2017

Virginia Spiegel - "Rock"

The sixteen fiber artists of the EDGE group use fabric the way painters use paint to create amazing detailed works of art. Their work hovers on the edge where one form meets another.

Reception: August 11, 2017 from 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Alice C. Sabatini Gallery 
1515 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS  66604

13 Perspectives

Virginia Quilt Museum
Harrisonburg, Virginia
September 5 - December 16, 2017

B. J. Adams - "Satirical Stillness"

The 13 members of New Image Artists exhibit new work created for the Virginia Quilt Museum. Mastery of traditional as well as innovative techniques and materials provide a rich tapestry of visual excitement and stretch the definition of quilting.

Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA  22801


Art Quilts from SAQA Global Exhibitions

Doris Hulse - "Force and Reflection"

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Upcoming SAQA Global Exhibitions

Concrete and Grassland
9th Asia Quilt Festival, Shanghai, China •  September 22 - 24, 2017

Food for Thought
Mulberry Cultural Center, Mulberry, Florida  •  July 27 - September 16, 2017

National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky  •  June 25 - September 19, 2017

Layered Voices
Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Stillwater, Oklahoma  •  May 1 - August 18, 2018

Masterworks: Abstract & Geometric
International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas  •  November 2 - 5, 2017

My Corner of the World
Craft & Quilt Fair, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia • August 10 - 13, 2017
Intocraft Handmade Expo, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia • August 17 - 20, 2017
Craft & Quilt Fair, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia • September 11 - 12, 2017
Intocraft Handmade Expo, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia • November 24 - 26, 2017

Textile Posters
International Quilt Festival, Houston, Texas  •  November 2 - 5, 2017


Festival of Quilts – Birmingham, United Kingdom  •  August 10 - 13, 2017

Festival of Quilts – Birmingham, United Kingdom  •  August 10 - 13, 2017  

Two by Twenty
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo:
Arlington, Texas  August 24 - 26, 2017
Schaumburg, Illinois  September 28 - 30, 2017
Fredericksburg, Virginia  October 5 - 7, 2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota  November 9 - 11, 2017

Wild Fabrications
Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin • December 17, 2017 - February 25, 2018

*For details on SAQA Regional Exhibitions visit SAQA's website.




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