Saturday, October 22, 2016

LAYERS OF PERCEPTION - A Fibervision Exhibition

Congratulations to Belinda Hart, Patti Hunter, Gay McNeal, Lorna Morck, Lou Ann Smith, Jeanne Surber, and Susan West!  Each artist had work selected for Fibervision's first-ever juried exhibition LAYERS OF PERCEPTION at the Elverhoj Museum of History & Art in Solvang, CA! 

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 19, 4 to 6 pm

ElverHoj Museum of History & Art
1624 Elverhoy Way
Solvang, CA   93464

Tel: 805 686-1211

Monday, October 17, 2016

Pathfinders: New Territories - Call for Entry

Margaret Abramshe wanted to share this news with all of you about a wonderful show at the brand new museum at SUU (Southern Utah University). The museum is located in Cedar City, Utah. Margaret says the museum is spectacular! 

Call for Entries

Everything In Between: Art Quilts, Fabric Collage, and Embroidery

A Biennial, National, Juried Exhibition with Monetary Awards

Exhibition Dates: June 30-August 26, 2017

Exhibition at SUMA, Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah

Theme - "Pathfinders: New Territories"
Prospectus and Online Application: 

Online Application Dates: 
November 1, 2016 through February 1, 2017

Friday, October 14, 2016

Sandra E. Lauterbach - Member News

Under My Skin (Detail) by Sandra E. Lauterbach
Under My Skin by Sandra E. Lauterbach

Under My Skin by Sandra E. Lauterbach was juried into the International Quilt Festival Houston in the digital category.  The quilt show begins on Preview Night, November 2, and continues through November 6, 2016.

Royal Peacock by Sandra E. Lauterbach
Sandra is also pleased that her piece Royal Peacock has found it's way into a private collection and is happily residing in it's new home!

Sunday, October 9, 2016

SAQA Benefit Auction Ends Today!

363 art quilts have sold so far, raising $74,400 for SAQA's exhibitions, publications and outreach programs!

A HUGE thank you to all SAQA artists who donated work and to all of you who purchased artwork from the auction. Your support is essential to SAQA, and we can't thank you enough for your generosity. 

All available auction quilts can now be purchased in the SAQA Store.  
Click here to view. 

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Surface Art Association Featured at La Galeria Gitana

Fiber artists from The Surface Design Association are featured in the exhibit "Heritage and Community."  Included are works from regional members Mia Bloom, Celeste Covas, Guila Greer, Diana Shore, and Linda Stone.  Opening night with the artists is Saturday, October 15, from 6-9:30. Click here for more information.

Friday, October 7, 2016

2017 SAQA Trunk Show

2017 SAQA Trunk Show Submissions are now being accepted!

2017 SAQA TRUNK SHOW   •   

SAQA Artists On Tour: An up close and personal view on art quilts

Deadline:  November 30, 2016

Join SAQA as we create another amazing Trunk Show. SAQA is inviting its members to showcase their artistic expression by creating a 10" x 7" art quilt or, on a limited basis, 3-D Artwork for our upcoming traveling Trunk Show.

Have fun exploring a new subject, developing a technique, or working with an idea or concept with which you are already familiar. Whatever you decide, enjoy yourself!    

The 2017 Trunk Show will premiere at the 2017 SAQA Conference, April 27 - 30, 2017 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Following the conference, the exhibit will travel to venues both in and out of the United States for up to three years.

Click here for prospectus and entry info.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Sally Gould Wright - Member News

East/West by Sally Gould Wright

Sally Gould Wright's quilt "East/West” from her photo of the Tea Pavilion in the Chinese Garden at the Huntington Library has been juried into the 2016 La Conner Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum Festival in La Conner, Washington, September 30 - October 2.

California Dreaming: Asilomar by Sally Gould Wright

Sally also has three pieces that will be displayed at the upcoming Quiltfest Oasis show in Palm Springs, October 6-8: “California Dreaming: Asilomar" is in the Southern Californirnia Council of Quilt Guilds Show California’s Hues, Tints, Shades & Tones;  “A La Carte” is part of the Quilts On The Wall Fiber Artists Show Maps; “Nightshadows” will be included in another Quilts on the Wall exhibit Shadows. 

Nightshadows by Sally Gould Wright

The Shadows exhibit will also be shown at Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara, October 13-16.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Rare Science and The Quilt Show

A collaboration between The Quilt Show with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson and Rare Science asked artists to create a bear in their signature style.  It is a Simplicity pattern. 

Rare Science is all about kids with rare cancers, and the bears profits go directly to this organization. The bears will be on display in The Quilt Show booth at the International Quilt Festival in Houston in early November.  Introducing Jamie Fingal's bear "Rebel with a Cause."
 You can read more about Jamie's bear on The Quilt Show's site here.  And on Jamie's Twisted Sister blog here

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Jeannie Palmer Moore - Member News

Roundabout Black & White” by Jeannie Palmer Moore will be at IQF in Houston this year, November 3-5, in the A World of Beauty exhibit.

Machine Quilting Magazine (Sept/Oct 2016 issue) also featured SAQA’s Concrete & Grasslands exhibit which included Jeannie's quilt “In The Shadow of Third Avenue."  (Click here to view.)

Jeannie's SAQA Benefit Auction quilt is currently available for bidding: "Just Chillin'" -- mixed media on canvas with newspaper transfer and water-soluble crayons and free-motion quilted. Click here to view all auction quilts in Section 2.

Monday, September 26, 2016

Cuauhtémoc Kish - Member News

Cuauhtémoc Kish
  has work in the following shows!

Art on 30th (Ashton Gallery)
4434 30th Street, SD CA 92116
Title: “Raindance"
Sept 16 thru Oct 15


West Coast Fiber & Book Art
Municipal Gallery
262 E Grand Ave, Escondido CA 92025
Title: "Frida & the Butterflies" (3D) & "Frida and Las Mariposas" (2D)
Sept 9 thru Oct 1
Frida and the Butterflies

Pacific International Quilt Show
Santa Clara Convention Center
Title: “Fiesta2" & "Canyon On My Mind4"
October 13 -16

Canyons on my Mind

Fe Gallery
1100  65th Street, Sacramento, CA 95819
Title: “Lily with a T
8/13 thru 9/29

Bard Hall (Textile) Art Show
4190 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92103
Title: “Baltimore” “Victims” and “Dance-floor: Orlando
8/9 thru 10/4