Tuesday, July 29, 2008

July News 2008

Counting down the days till the International Quilt Festival comes to Long Beach, California! Weekend of July 25-27th - Friday/Sat/Sun - Long Beach Convention Center
Info about parking http://www.longbeachcc.com/maps2.htm Friday & Saturday hours: 10:00am to 7:00pm; Sunday hours: 10:00am to 3:00pmInfo about the show - Quilts, Inc. - sponsors, vendors, exhibits http://quilts.com/home/shows/SAQA: The Creative Force and A Sense of Place; our booth/tables will be located at the front of this exhibit. Thanks to all of the members who have committed to volunteer their time in our booth. We will be selling books, memberships and networking. Thank you to all of the lecturers also! You all are the best!

Friday night from 5-7pm Quiltart/SAQA Reception at the Hyatt; all members should have gotten an e-mail about this with instructions on how to rsvp. We are NOT taking names for this. See you there.

SAQA Booth Volunteers Schedule - FINAL LIST
Friday, July 25th
9:30am - 11:30am -
Jamie Fingal (to get it ready) Cindy Cooksey, Peggy Calvert, Karen Markley, Lisa Markley, and Karen Rips
10am - Noon - Trudi Chamoff Hauptman, Marion Coleman

Noon - 2pm - Carol Larson, Marka Harwell-Bentley, Cynthia Catlin
1:30pm - 3:30pm -
Franki Kohler, Connie Rohman
2pm - 4pm - Julie Schlueter, Sandi Hankins,
Cathy Gregory
4pm - 6pm - Cindy Rinne, Rose Hughes, Susan Willen
6:00 booth will close

Saturday, July 26th
9:45am - 11:30am - Connie Rohman (set-up), Terry Waldron, Cindy Rinne, Rose Hughes
10am - Noon - Pamela Price Klebaum, Jayne Larson, Carolyn Ryan
11:30am - 1:30pm - Karin Lusnak
1:00pm - 3:00pm - Yvonne Porcella
Noon - 2pm - Cathy Gregory, Jeanette Kelly, Linda Miller
2pm - 4pm - Del Thomas, Sandy Wagner, Cynthia Catlin
3:30pm - 5:30pm - Karen Rips
4pm - 6pm - Liz Berg, Carol Suto, Ania Mulka
5:30pm - 7:15pm - Carole Gentile, Rene Jennings

Sunday, July 27th
9:45am - 11:30am - Jamie Fingal (set-up) Anne Copeland,, Mavis Leahy
10am - Noon - Mavis Leahy, Lynne Welter
11am - 1pm - Sherry Kleinman, Felisa Lyons
11:30am - Connie Rohman
Noon - 2pm - Jeanette Kelly, Rebecca Janes, Bonnie Bucknam, Linda Bucknam
1:30pm - 3:30pm - Connie Rohman, Pat Rollie
2pm - 4pm - Connie Rohman, Jamie Fingal,
3:00 - ? Clean-up/Pack-up - Peggy Calvert, Jen Fingal

SAQA Lectures by Members - FINAL LIST
Friday -
2:00 – Rose Hughes: Gallery Walk through Creative Force and A Sense of Place
2:30-3:30 – Jake Finch: Step into Creativity
3:30-4:30 – Marjorie Johnson: Art Quilts: Telling A Story

Saturday -
10:30-11:30 – Connie Rohman: Using Words in Art Quilts
Noon-1:00 – Cindy Rinne: Story Quilts – The narrative in art quilts
1:00 – Rose Hughes: Gallery Walk through Creative Force and A Sense of Place

Sunday -
11:30-12:30 – Mary Tabar: Art Quilts vs. Working Quilts: A Musing
12:30-1:30 – Terry Waldron: The Art of Doing It All

Make-It University - opportunity to see artists at work
Here's the scoop http://www.quiltingarts.com/cpsmag/LongBeachMIU08.html

Here are some of the dining opportunities
that await you around the Convention Center. There is Shoreline Village http://www.shorelinevillage.com/restaurants.html and here is a map of where the restaurants and shops are located http://www.shorelinevillage.com/villagemap.html AND Rainbow Harbor at the Pike http://www.thepikeatlongbeach.com/dining/index.php - and other info http://www.thepikeatlongbeach.com/generalinfo/index.php - all within walking distance to the show. A map of the area http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=the+pike+at+rainbow+harbor,+long+beach,+ca&ie=UTF8&z=16


Material Guys at the Visions Art Quilt Gallery in San Diego
June 6 to July 27th; 2825 Dewey Road, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92106 by Bob Adams, John Garrett, and Tim Harding

Visual Poems by Cindy Rinne;Mixed-Media Poetry & Art Figures
NOW to Sept. 1, 2008
Riverside Public Library,3581 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92501 951-826-5201
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 10am-9pm, Fri. & Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. noon-5pm

Strength & Vulnerability; Group Show -NOW to August 7, 2008
2nd City Council Art +Performance Space,435 Alamitos Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
562-901-0997; Hours: Wed. - Sun. Noon - 5pm

California Fibers at the MINGEI INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM, Balboa Park, San Diego NOW to JAN 9, 2009; 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 619/239-2003 Tues-Sun 10am-4pm; Adults $7.00; Seniors $5.00 http://www.mingei.org/ Featuring work of five distinguished San Diego wood artists and California Fibers – an exemplary group of 25 artists from Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties, the exhibition is conceived as a lively conversation among peers and between two media. Both fresh takes on traditional forms and cutting-edge contemporary expressions will be included in works of excellent design and craftsmanship. http://www.californiafibers.com/

Festival of the Arts in Laguna Beach; NOW to August 30th;
650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach http://lagunafestivalofarts.org/

Deborah Weir, Solo Exhibition - NOW to July 27th
C1DGallery, 441 First Street, Long Beach 90802 (562) 422-7398 gallery open Wed-Sun 1-7pm; Opening Reception July 12 from Noon-9pm during 2nd Saturday Art Walk; Celebration Saturday - July 26th from Noon-7pm during the International Quilt Festival - 4 blocks from Convention Center

Artistic Designs in Fiber - NOW to July 30th Alex Haleigh Gallery, 2928 Marine Avenue, Gardena, CA 90249, 310-324-5414 Quilts on the Wall: Fiber Artists - Phyllis Binkley, Mia Bloom, Cherish Russty Brazil, Cynthia Catlin, Joanell Connolly, Muna Elias, Jo P. Griffith, Carol Henke, Rose Hughes, Stacy Hurt, Jeanette Kelly, Marcia Ann Kuehl, Carol McDaniel, Teresa Shippy, and Deborah Weir (SAQA members in BOLD) Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday 12-5pm. The show is up during the Long Beach Festival, so it might be another show to add to your list of fun things to do while your in the area. Art Talk: July 23rd at 3:00pm (free admission)

Bead Bazaar in San Diego; August 2nd & 3rd; Scottish Rite Center; more info at http://www.sdbeadsociety.com/

Figuratively Speaking at the Visions Art Quilt Gallery
August 9th to October 5th;
2825 Dewey Road, Suite 100, San Diego, CA 92106; 12 artists depict the human form in fabric, thread and fiber

The Fabulous Fiber Fest Show in Santa Monica has been canceled (Aug 15-7)

San Diego Quilt Show at the San Diego Convention Center; August 28-30th; 111 West Harbor Drive, Hall F; Guest Artist: Mickey Lawler from Hartford, CT - Internationally known teacher, lecturer, author and artist of Skydyes, hand painted fabrics. Slice of Southern California exhibit by members of Quilts on the Wall: Fiber Artists will be shown


Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara; October 16-19, 2008; Santa Clara Convention Center http://qnm.com/

Quilt Visions 2008: Contemporary Expressions at the Oceanside Museum of Art
November 9, 2008 to March 1, 2009
Show Opens - Sunday, November 9th Jurors: Don Bacigalupi, Judith Content, Mary Anne Jordon 11:00am Juror's Tour Noon - SAQA Member's Lunch gathering 2:15-4pm Panel Discussion - participants TBA and possible a workshop on Monday, November 10th - TBA

Kimono: The 20th Century Masterworks of Itchiku Kubota; November 9, 2008 - January 26, 2009 Timken Museum/San Diego Museum of Art http://www.timkenmuseum.org/ 1500 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 239-5548 in Balboa Park His work in TSUJIAGAHANA is extraordinary in beauty, color saturation and complexity. The exhibit features 42 oversized Kimono created by Master Kubota. His personal history is equally amazing...The link to much more info and a video is www.artsinstark.com


SAQA Auction 2008 - One Foot Squares The first pieces are coming in and Lisa has collected a pledge count of 50 more! The auction will go live November 10th, just in time for holiday gift-giving. Please support SAQA by making a One-Foot Square for SAQA Auction 2008. The deadline is August 15, 2008 (that way there will be plenty of time to get publicity out). Please create a label with your name and the title, include your web site so that we can link to it, and send the finished pieces to: Martha Sielman, 52 Charles Lane, Storrs, CT 06268.

Quilt National '09. Deadline September 5, 2008.
Work must: 1) possess the major basic structural characteristics of a quilt; 2) be an original design of the entrant; 3) measure no more than 108". The competition will be on display May 23rd to September 7, 2009 at the Dairy Barn Cultural Artists Center in Athens, OH. Entry form available at http://www.quiltnational.com/

SAQA: POINTS OF VIEW – Deadline September 15, 2008
Premiere location: International Quilt Festival, Long Beach CA - Dates: July 24-26 2009 General Exhibit Description: This exhibition will showcase the work of member artists whose work has not been shown in a national or international SAQA exhibition in the last 3 years. This also includes new SAQA members. We will present emerging artist members whose work is both excellent and unique yet hasn't managed to catch the jurors' eyes until now. Artists whose work has not been into a juried all-SAQA exhibition since January 2005 are invited to enter. Those exhibitions were: Best of SAQA, Exposed, On the Wall, Transformations '06, '07, '08, Creative Force '06, '07 and A Sense of Time. Juror: Bruce Hoffman, Director of the Snyderman-Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Curator: Carol Larson cwlarson2@comcast.net September 15, 2008: Deadline for receipt by entries administrator in CA Prospectus is on the Members Home page of the web site: http://www.saqa.com/members/EntryForms.aspx

Fiber Arts Exhibit at the San Luis Obispo Art Center. Deadline is September 25th
Calls for entries for that can be found at: www.sloartcenter.org. Juror: our own Connie Rohman. Exhibition runs from Dec 6 to Jan 4, 2009. 1010 Broad Street @ Monterey, San Luis Obispo, 93401 805/543-8562

SAQA: Transformations '09: Reflections - Deadline is October 17, 2008 Premiere location: Festival of Quilts, Birmingham, England, August 2009 Other Location: Grants Pass Museum in Grants Pass, Oregon; June-July, 2010 Additional venue locations to be determined. Juror: Laura Cater-Woods and Curator: Cyndi Souder. The full prospectus and entry form are available via the Exhibition section of the Members Home page . Exhibition of art quilts made around a theme of reflection. Open to all SAQA members. All applications must be postmarked by October 17, 2008.

Jamie Fingal will be a guest on Quilting Arts TV, a pbs show - the week of July 20th.

Member News, Shows, Call for Entries Please contact Jamie Fingal to have your information included in the SAQA Southern California Newsletter and Region Page in SAQA University. twistedsister@jamiefingal.com

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