Monday, August 31, 2009

September News 2009

Now to October 31st; My World in Black & White Revisited; Soft Expressions, 1230 N. Jefferson St #M, Anaheim, CA 92807; 714/630-7414; in their upstairs gallery. Open M-F 10am-3pm or call for an appointment to view the exhibit.

Sept 23-Oct 30th; The Pink Project; Opening Reception, Sat, Oct 10th from 6-9pm; Fontana Art Association, 8536 Sierra Ave., Fontana. SAQA member Cindy Rinne has work in this show.

Now to October 25th; Fabric of Survival: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz at the Oceanside Museum of Art; 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside 92054. 760/435-3720. See website for more details.

Now to Sept 28th; New Views at the Cabrillo Arts Center in Santa Barbara. Fibervision artists' work will be on display, with a reception open to the viewing public from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm on September 9. SAQA members - Linda Cassirer. Ranell Hansen, Rene Jennings, Pamela Price Klebaum, Lora Martin, Lorna Morck, Andi Perejda, Judy Rys, Jeanne Surber, Susan West. The show runs until September 27. Be sure to call ahead to make sure it is open (805) 897-1983. Please visit the Fibervision website

Now to Oct 3rd; Mary Tabar's solo show at Pink Daisy Studio. 7969 Engineer Road, ##112, San Diego 92111 (619-302-6068).

Now to Nov 1st; Quilt Visions Gallery in San Diego presents the work of Emily Richardson; 2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 100, San Diego. Hours: Tues-Sun 10-4pm.
Workshop on Oct 5th "Layer by Layer" with award-winning Australian Art Quilter - Gloria Loughman; 9am-3pm - $80 for QV members and $90 for non-members. For supply list see the website

Oct 1st; Riverside Arts Walk at Toni Moore; ongoing, 3689 6th St., Riverside, 951-276-4865; SAQA member Cindy Rinne has work in this show.

Oct 2nd to Nov 29th;
in Temecula; The Textures Fiber Arts group will be displaying contemporary art quilts at the Gallery at the Merc. The artist reception and opening will be on October 2, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The Gallery at the Merc is located at 42051 Main St., Temecula, Ca. Normal gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 6 pm with extended
hours during theater performance dates. Call 866-653-8696 for additional info or hours. Textures is a regional group with members from Riverside and San Diego county. They use a wide variety of techniques including felting, rusting, alcohol inks, fusing, paints, ink pencils, 3 dimensional work, etc. Members are Phyllis Binkley, Russty Brazil, Carol Carpenter, David Charity, Patricia Charity, Karen Cunagin, Elvia Dawson, Muna Elias, Kris Estenger, Sandra Hankins, Gail Hansen, Linda MacDougall, Sharon Mittry, Carol Niles, Sharon Reese, Mary Tabar, and Ildiko Tsang. Many are So CaL SAQA members.

Oct 3rd; Valley of the Mist Quilt Guild Outdoor Quilt Show in Old Towne Temecula, 42051 Main Street, Temecula 92590. Admission is free; 10am to 4pm. They will also have a Quilt Walk from Sept 19th to October 3rd in designated businesses throughout Old Towne.

Oct 11- Dec 31st; Contemporary Quilts at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center;
1201 West Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833 866/411-1212; Hours: Wed-Sun Noon-4pm. Opening Reception is Sunday, October 11th from Noon - 3pm; participating artists include: Charlotte Bird, Loris Bogue, Joanell Connolly, Cindy Cooksey, Jamie Fingal, Sumi Foley, Melissa Frankel, Susan Hart Henegar, Carol Henke, Rose Hughes, Stacy Hurt, Jeannie Moore, Cindy Rinne, Julie Zaccone Stiller, Deborah Weir and Susan Willen (many are SAQA Members).

Oct 15-18th; International Quilt Festival in Houston; if you are planning to attend this show and want to volunteer in the SAQA booth - work 2 hours and get in free to the show on the day that you work. View the schedule on the Texas blog and then e-mail co-rep Mary Ann Littlejohn - when you want to work.

Oct 23 & 24th; Artistic License Fair, Costa Mesa. Hours 10am to 4pm; 1900 Adams Ave in Estancia Park. Outdoor fine art show. SAQA member Joanell Connolly will be a vendor at this show.

Nov 3-28th; A New View: Experiencing Art Quilts at the Framery & Fine Art Gallery in Whittier; Quilts on the Wall: Fiber Artists; 13105 Whittier Blvd, Whittier 90612 562/693-5714; Hours: Tues-Fri 10-6 and Sat 10-5; closed Sun/Mon. Artists Reception Sat, Nov 14th 3-7pm; Artist Talks Sat, Nov 21st 1pm and Demonstrations on the same day from 2-5pm.

Oct 10th to Nov 7th; 26th ANNUAL DAY OF THE DEAD ALTARS & EPHEMERA; The Folktree, 217 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena; Artist Reception Oct 10th 2-6pm

Oct 10th; Muertos con Leche; Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., 131 North Avenue 50, Highland Park, CA 90042; 323/258-1425; Opening Reception Oct 10th

Nov 14th - Jan 17, 2010; Quilt Visions Gallery in San Diego presents "Interpretations" a juried members show; 2825 Dewey Rd, Suite 100, San Diego. Hours: Tues-Sun 10-4pm

For those of you who are looking for art quilt classes to take; these are offered by SAQA Members

Cindy Rinne - Workshop - Jungle Maze, Sat., Oct. 17, 10am-4pm, New Moon Textiles, 1393 E. Washington Blvd, Pasadena, CA, 626-296-6663,

Rose Hughes workshop schedule
Sept. 26 & 27, Rose Hughes – In-Studio Workshop, Double-Quilt 2-Fabric Fast-Piece Applique, 2-day (6 hours each day), , Signal Hill, 562-985-0289, $150, lunch provided

October 3 & 4, Rose Hughes – In-Studio Workshop, Embellishments! Gotta Have Them, 2-day (6 hours each day), , Signal Hill, 562-985-0289, $150, lunch provided

Grace Errea is teaching various Art-Quilt classes
Quilt Shop Art Series Classes at Quilter's Paradise - 1451 Montiel Rd, Suite 140, Escondido, Ca- 760-738-9677). -
Beginning an Art Quilt Class 2-day class scheduled on Fridays 9/4/ & 9/25.
Finishing an Art Quilt class at Quilter's Paradise. 2-Day class on Friday 10/23 and 11/06
Designing an Art Quilt 1-Day class scheduled on Sunday 11/15
All these classes are 10am - 4 pm . More information on the Quilt Shop's website or on Grace Errea's website
Quilting in the Desert in Phoenix, Arizona. 6-Day Seminar Jan 24-29, 2010 more info on QuiltCamp website.
Empty Spools Seminar in Asilomar - 6-Day Seminar on March 7-12, 2010 in Pacific Grove, Ca. More information on their website

Mary Tabar is teaching in San Diego - quilting classes at Palomar Community College and San Diego Community College; beginning to advanced

Jane LaFazio is teaching an on-line class on, and a class in San Diego at the Shepherdess More classes listed on Jane's website.

Terry Waldron is lecturing and teaching at these venues:
September 15th; South Bay Quilters Guild, Redondo Beach, CA; 7:00pm Lecture on The Art of Doing It All; All-Day Workshop on September 16th - An Artful Vase of Flowers.
September 19th; All-Day Workshop at Quilters Studio, Newbury Park, CA; The Scavenger Hunt Quilt; October 8th; Quilting in the Pines Quilt Guild, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Lecture on The Art of Doing It All; 10:30 - 11:30 AM; October 8th; Workshop; Pillows. My Way 12:30 - 3:30 PM; October 9th; Workshop; The Scavenger Hunt Quilt 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM;=
February 1, 2010; Cactus Sew-Ables, Yucca Valley, CA; Lecture The Art of Doing It All at 1:00pm

Call for Entries

Other Opportunities - a great idea is to do a "group" quilt -
From: Cindy Maxion <>
We have just completed an interior design package for the North Island Navy Child Development Project in Coronado. It is a new 14,000 sq. ft. building that has recently started construction and should take about 8 months to complete. Artwork is needed for a lobby wall measuring 19' x 12 '. A quilt seems perfect because it relates to the feeling of comfort and the population, which is infant to 5 years old. I attended Emily Richardson's lecture looking for a quilt artist who would like to be considered for the project. We have selected the finishes and color palette including a fabric that is on the sofa below the art piece. The wall receiving the art piece is white with nearby colors of pumpkin, pastel gold and plum. The client wants something childlike and sophisticated but not childish. Please contact me for more details. Please pass this email on to anyone who may be interested. I will be making a presentation in a couple of weeks to the navy. You can call me for further questions at my home office 619.668.5678 or my cell 619.742.5677.

Festival in Houston - Oct 15-18
PIQF in Santa Clara - Oct 16-18
SAQA/SDA Conference in San Francisco!!! - March 19-24, 2010

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