Textile Talks

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Textile Talks

Textile Talks features weekly presentations and panel discussions from the International Quilt Museum, Quilt Alliance, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Studio Art Quilt Associates, and Surface Design Association. The programs are held online at 2 pm Eastern / 11am Pacific US and Canada (GMT/UTC -4) each Wednesday and last approximately one hour. Time zone converter

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Upcoming Schedule:

Wednesday, September 28, 2pm EDT (Register now)
Chiachio & Giannone – 20 Years of Creative Collaboration
Presented by: SAQA

Wednesday, October 5, 2pm EDT (Register now)
Water FEATURED: Quilt Collector Jack Walsh
Presented by: International Quilt Museum

Wednesday, October 12, 2pm EDT (Register now)
Tamara Kostianovsky: Textile Flesh
Presented by: SAQA

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Available Videos
Conversations with the Artists
This panel of fiber artists from SAQA Global Exhibition 3D Expression spoke about creating 3D art quilts. Artists included Shannon Dion, Judy Martin, Betty Busby, and Patty Kennedy-Zafred.
Conversations with the Artists
Selected fiber artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Aloft, Kestrel Michaud, Victoria Carley, Dan Olfe, and Hildegard Mueller told us about their artistic process and the inspiration behind their work in a panel discussion.
Conversations with the Artists

We had a great time talking with selected artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Beyond the Mirror. We heard from Bobbi Baugh, Al Krueger, Fuzzy Mall, and Katherine Wilson about their work, process, and inspiration. In this digital age, we cannot escape...

Conversations with the Artists

Join artists Jim Hay, Rivka Hamdani, and Connie Rohman for an hour of art and conversation. These exhibiting artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Connections will share their art, process, and inspiration followed by a Q&A session moderated by Martha Sielman...

Conversations with the Artists

We had a great time talking with selected artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Ebb & Flow. We heard from Meredith R Grimsley, Carol Anne Grotrian, Marisa Márquez, and Lynne Seaman about their work, process, and inspiration. Many things in life and...

Conversations with the Artists

This Textile Talk features an hour of art and conversation with three artists from our SAQA Global Exhibition: Fur, Fangs, Feathers & Fins. We'll be speaking with Cindy Richard, Sara Sharp, and Lulu Moonwood Murakami all about their artwork...

Conversations with the Artists

This Textile Talk features an hour of art and conversation with three artists from our SAQA Global Exhibition: Gastronomy. Martha Sielman hosts artist talks with exhibiting artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Gastronomy! Lisa Walton, Jeannie Palmer Moore...

Conversations with the Artists

Artist talks with three artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Haven!

Words and communication continue to be Jette Clover’s primary source of inspiration. Instead of writing with a pen or printing text segments, she is ‘writing’ with a needle...

A World in Denim

"Like Tracey Emin, Grayson Perry, and Chuck Close before him, Berry is pushing the boundaries of Textiles as a medium," writes Fiona McCarthy of the Sunday Times. Denim is Ian Berry's medium for seeing the world. 

Conversations with the Artists
In this edition of Textile Talks, listen to three incredible artists from our Intersect Chicago 2021 special exhibition: Clara Nartey, Maggie Dillon, and Sarah Catherine Blanchette all about their work, process, and inspiration.
Conversations with the Artists

In this edition of Textile Talks, listen to three incredible artists from our Intersect Chicago 2021 special exhibition: Nancy Billings, Michael Ross, and Donna Deaver.

Ephemeral Land Art
Join Judith Content on a tour of Northern California as she recounts her recent explorations of ephemeral land art.
Conversations with the Artists
In this Textile Talk, we'll be hearing from exhibiting artists Valerie Goodwin, Michael James, and Katie Pasquini Masopust about their work, process, and inspiration.
Conversations with the Artists

Join us for artist talks with three exhibiting artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Light the World. We'll be hearing from Maya Chaimovich, Ruby Horansky, and Lena Meszaros about their work.

Light is our primary tool for perceiving and understanding...

Conversations with the Artists

Join us for artist talks with three of the artists from Microscape! We'll be hearing from June Horwich, Margaret Abramshe, and Bob Mosier all about their work, process, and inspiration.

About the exhibition: Our known world stretches far beyond...

Conversations with the Artists
This Textile Talk included artists from the SAQA Global Exhibition Musica!, moderated by Rachael Baar, Museum Curator of the National Quilt Museum. Our participating artists were Susan Bianchi, Sarah Entsminger, Susan Sherman, and Carolyn Skei.
Conversations with the Artists

SAQA Global Exhibition Opposites Attract explores contradictions and affinities: Yin and Yang, the irresistible force versus the immovable object, black and white, and other types of opposites. We had a great time talking to exhibiting artists Claire Passmore, Maria Shell, Maggie...

Conversations with the Artists

Join us for artist talks with three exhibiting artists from SAQA Global Exhibition Primal Forces: Earth. We'll be hearing from Paula Rafferty, Kit Vincent, and Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry about their work.

Primal Forces: Earth is the first in a...

Conversations with the Artists

Our lives are measured in seasons. Not just the familiar quarterly divisions of a year: spring, summer, fall, and winter, but with each new day we move among a variety of seasons. Some seasons have no set time of arrival...

Conversations with the Artists

Repurposing used materials is one of the most effective solutions there is to deal with today's environmentally devastating waste issues. Fiber art also has a rich tradition of incorporating elements that would otherwise be discarded by turning them into compelling...

 

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