Shelley Brucar’s artistic journey

Shelley Brucar is a recently retired social worker who lives in a Chicago suburb. Her “real” jobs included adolescent counseling and addiction treatment.  Now she is thrilled to be able to devote her time fully to art.  Clairan Ferrono spoke with her recently. Ferrono: Have you always been an artist?…

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Maker Space at Fiberlandia Conference

 Borrowing a page from the high-tech community, Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. is convening a Maker Space event at the SAQA Fiberlandia Conference in Portland, Oregon, Friday, May 1st, from 7-10 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton. A makerspace is a place where people with common interests can meet,…

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SAQA taps 7 new Juried Artist Members

Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc., the non-profit organization that promotes the art quilt and the artists that create them is pleased to announce that 7 individuals have recently been awarded the Juried Artist Member status.  JAM applicants are reviewed by a committee of three current Juried Artist Members of SAQA…

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SAQA Member Wins 2015 NICHE Award

Contemplate by Bonnie J. Smith

Bonnie J. Smith of San Diego has been named winner of the Art Quilt category in the 2015 NICHE Awards for her work Contemplate. Congratulations Bonnie! Click here to see all of the winners in the Professional Category. Published by The Rosen Group, NICHE magazine connects galleries and fine retailers…

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