• #TrunkShowTuesday for August 22, 2017
    Welcome to #TrunkShowTuesday! Be sure you subscribe to our blog or YouTube channel so you see all the new presentations as they are posted. Today enjoy great art quilts created by Susan Bianchi, Sonja Campbell, Monica Danielsson Bichsel, Linda Eads, Lisa Flowers Ross, Jane Gnoit, Debo Hysack, and Andrea Luliak. YOU can host a trunk of amazing art quilts! Contact us to find out more. ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on August-22-2017By Social Media Manager
    12 hours ago
  • SAQA Affiliate News
    SAQA’s Affiliate Membership program was created to provide support to organizations in learning about the art quilt, how it plays a role in contemporary exhibitions and art organizations, and how members can grow their organization by integrating the art quilt into their own programming. (Learn more) Here are just a few things happening with our Affiliates. Check out their websites for much, much more! Brigham City Museum Brigham City, Utah Through August 31: International Art Quilt Invitational Exhibition The Dairy Arts Center Boulder, Colorado August 25: Opening of 75 – A Celebration of New Works in Fiber August 26: NEXT: A Joint SAQA-Dairy Arts Center Symposium Dutch Quiltersgilde The Netherlands September 6-10, 2017: General Exhibition in Alkmaar Fiber Art Now Through October 1, 2017: Excellence in Fibers 2017 Registration is open! Fiber Artists of San Antonio San Antonio, Texas Through September 4, 2017: FASA 43rd Annual Fiber Art Exhibit 2017 Registration Front Range Contemporary Quilters October 13-15, 2017, ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on August-16-2017By Social Media Manager
    6 days ago
  • #TrunkShowTuesday for August 15, 2017
    Welcome to this week’s #TrunkShowTuesday! Be sure you subscribe to our blog or YouTube channel so you see all the new presentations as they are posted. Today enjoy art quilts created by SAQA members Mirjam Aigner, Marcia Baraldi, Marge Bresel, Mary Gerken, Mei-Hui Lin, Myania Moses, Maggy Rozycki Hiltner, and Marion Shimoda. Wouldn’t you love to be part of a creative organization with members who create work like this? Learn how! ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on August-15-2017By Social Media Manager
    1 week ago
  • #TrunkShowTuesday for August 8, 2017
    Welcome to another #TrunkShowTuesday! Be sure you subscribe to our blog (at left) or YouTube channel so you see all the new presentations as they are posted. Today enjoy artwork by SAQA members Brooke Atherton, Deborah Boschert, Sue de Vanny, Robyn Eves, Niza Hoffman, Claire Passmore, Dori Settles, and Kathy York. Contact exhibitions@saqa.com to find out how you can host a trunk of wonderful art quilts like these! ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on August-8-2017By Social Media Manager
    2 weeks ago
  • Contemporary Basketry: Blue
    Work by Wendy Durfey.  More on Carol Eckert’s “Contemporary Basketry” blog. Each week a new theme, new artists, and new ways to look at the world of basketry. ... read more
    Source: National Basketry OrgPublished on August-1-2017By Admin8
    3 weeks ago
  • Contemporary Basketry: Color
    Work by Esme Hofman.  More on Carol Eckert’s “Contemporary Basketry” blog. Each week, a new theme, new artists, and new ways to look at the world of basketry. ... read more
    Source: National Basketry OrgPublished on August-1-2017By Admin8
    3 weeks ago
  • SAQA Featured Artist: Susan Polansky
    Susan Polansky Susan Polansky – Lexington, Massachusetts, USA Artist Statement I consider myself to be a painter, although not in the conventional sense. Melding fundamentals of fine art and quilting traditions, I collage fabrics together to create my imagery. Machine stitching holds the work together and further defines shape and character. The “magic” of the art is content and emotions conjured through an impressionistic blend of color, texture and pattern. My primary objective is to create a believable atmosphere, so for that purpose, I rely mostly on representational portrayals. I have chosen to work with textiles as their universal familiarity supports my vision of reality. Earlier pieces were intuitive explorations of medium and technique, while current work focuses on purposeful execution of the concept, which is developed through research and drawing. Despite the specific nature of artistic intention and process, I maintain spontaneity through the selection and manipulation of materials at hand. I am interested in ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on August-1-2017By Social Media Manager
    3 weeks ago
  • All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century
    Presented by the National Basketry Organization and touring to three venues during….. ... read more
    Source: National Basketry OrgPublished on August-1-2017By Admin8
    3 weeks ago
  • Handmade Garden and Patio Accessories with Soul!
    Hammock Boutique Spicing up your patio, deck, garden and yard with handmade accents personalizes your space, making it inviting and pleasing to the eye. Our Artizan Made shops might have just the right thing for your outdoor space. We have some suggestions below. Clicking on the thumbnails will take you to their shopping carts, mostly on Etsy. Hammock Boutique Pictured above, these fair trade hammocks and outdoor furniture are made by a project in Mexico, working with Mayan weavers who have been doing this for a long, long time. Comfortable and sturdy, they will give you, your family and friends years of pleasure and relaxation. There’s nothing like taking a break and letting the hammock swing you back and forth, a summer lullaby.  Hammocks are great to take along on a trip and can also be used in indoor spaces!   Hammock Boutique – Take it on the road!   Cheryl Wolff Garden Cheryl Wolff Garden If ... read more
    Source: Artizan MadePublished on April-2-2017By Rachel
    5 months ago