Saturday, October 11, 2008

Festival in Houston - Oct 29-Nov 2, 2008

If you are attending the International Quilt Festival in Houston -
The SAQA Gallery will be showing pieces from the book: Master Art Quilts AND exhibit A Sense of Time

There is a link on the SAQA-U home page under "Announcements" to a page where you list your information and comments if you are going to Houston and would like to network with other SAQA Members. Here is the page:
http://www.saqau.wikispaces.net/Res+Houston+Networking
Lisa Chipetine, VP SAQA created this, so you can list potential points where you'll be, hotels, contact info - so may you all can coordinate and hookup!


Would you like to volunteer your time in the SAQA Booth?
If you are interested in working in the SAQA Booth at Festival/Houston (2 hour shifts), please contact Vou Best, one of the Texas reps vbestdaja@aol.com Dates and hours are: Wed, Oct 29th for preview night at 5pm-7pm for IQA members; 7-10pm public; Thur, Oct 30th-10am-7pm; Fri, Oct 31st-10am-7pm; Sat, Nov 1st-10am-7pm; Sun, Nov 2nd - 11am-5pm

Helpful hints to get you ready for Houston - by Texas SAQA Member, Leslie Jenison. She has some great helpful hints, with a little humor thrown into the mix!
http://quiltingarts.com/qamag/online_extra/PreparingfortheInternationalQuiltShowHouston.html

Make It University sponsored by Cloth, Paper, Scissors
http://quiltingarts.com/cpsmag/HoustonMIU2008.html
click on link about for schedule of workshops
and a variety of artists will be working in Open Studios, demonstrating their work

Quiltart/SAQA Reception hosted by Karey Bresenhan - Friday, October 31st from 5-7pm at the Hyatt, 1200 Louisiana Street, Houston, TX - you must rsvp to attend this event. Carmen Valls spexhibits2@quilts.com

SAQA LECTURES in the Festival Theater on Thursday, October 30th
1:00-2:00 Cyndi Souder – "It’s Okay to Write on Your Quilt"
2:00-3:00 Lisa Ellis – "Healing Quilts"
3:00-4:00 Eileen Doughty – "Art Quilts in Public Art Projects"
4:00-5:00 Stephanie Nordlin – "Wearable postcards"

and starting at 4:30, we're having a Meet the Artists party at the booth - come by and meet artists whose work is in "Masters: Art Quilts" "A Sense of Time" and in the new Portfolio 15 book.

Gallery Walk through "Masters: Art Quilts" with Martha Sielman; Friday and Saturday mornings at 10:30am

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