Thursday, October 1, 2009

Festival in Houston - 2009

Int'l 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 http://saqa-texas.blogspot.com/ You can also log in on SAQA-U to give other members your schedule if you are going to Houston and where you are staying.

"Glass Beach" art quilt by Desiree Habicht from the "Edges" exhibit
HOUSTON SPECIAL EXHIBITS TO SEE
SAQA@20: Art & Excellence; Southern California SAQA members - Paula Chung (dual membership with Ventura and Reno), Grace J. Errea and Jamie Fingal have pieces in this exhibit that will debut at the International Quilt Festival in Houston and then onto Chicago and Long Beach in 2010. Juried by Pokey Bolton. SAQA: A Sense of Humor - Deborah Weir - "That's Amore" and Jamie Fingal - "Molar Eclipse" have pieces in this exhibit will debut at the International Quilt Festival in Houston and then onto Chicago and Long Beach in 2010. Juried by Pam RuBert. Quilts: A World of Beauty: SAQA Members -
Jamie Fingal's - "Portals", Sherry Kleinman's - "Rehearsal" , Mary Tabar's "Yesterday" and Sally Wright's - "Stairway to Heaven" have been juried into this exhibit.
West Coast Wonders II - Sara Kelly's "Life on Mars" and Stacy Hurt's "Don't Say Goodbye" have work in this exhibit. Eye of the Quilter - Loris Bogue, Teri McHale and Deborah Weir have photographs that were accepted into this exhibit.
"Edges" Special Exhibit
Betty Amador, Loris Bogue, Paula Chung, Joanell Connolly, Cindy Cooksey, Muna Elias, Desiree Habicht, Carol Henke, Stacy Hurt, Pamela Price Klebaum, Jane LaFazio, Gwen Mayer, Jeannie Palmer Moore, Karen Rips, Carolyn Ryan, Julie Schlueter and Terry Waldron and Texas members Frances Holliday Alford, Leslie Jenison and Kathy York have work in the upcoming juried special exhibit- a 21 piece collection presented and sponsored by Pacific Coast Fiber Artists & Friends. Curated by Jamie Fingal and Leslie Jenison.
"Detours" - Cynthia Catlin, Maureen Cole, Cindy Cooksey, Joanell Connolly, Jo P. Griffith, Rose Hughes, Stacy Hurt, Jeanette Kelly, Suanne Summers, Mary Tabar, Susan Trindle and Susan Willen have work in this 16 piece collection presented and sponsored by Quilts on the Wall: Fiber Artists
SAQA Member Patt Blair is teaching in Houston; her website is listed in the right column
Wednesday (301) Painting with Inks, Thursday ( 440) Quilting Art, Thursday (468) Mixed Media,
Thursday evening (booth 814) Imagine Hope, Friday ( 500) A Portrait Quilt Everyone Can Do
Saturday (749) a.m. Mixed Media, Saturday 2-2:30 Meet the Teacher Area


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