• SAQA Benefit Auction Section 1 Opens
    Section 1 of the great 2017 SAQA Benefit Auction is now open! Check out the wonderful artwork in this quick Section 1 video below. http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/SAQA-Benefit-Auction-Section-1.mp4 Click here to learn How the Auction Works. And click here to go straight to Section 1 to select your artwork! Happy collecting! ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on September-18-2017By Social Media Manager
    4 days ago
  • SAQA Featured Region: Virginia & North Carolina
    Planting and Harvesting Successful Pods Note: Pod is a popular term for Local Connections, which are groups of SAQA members who meet locally to pursue their love of art quilting. More Details » Virginia/North Carolina Co-reps, Susanne Jones and Kathie Briggs, sent out a request for volunteers to host only one trial meeting in their local areas to find out if SAQA members were interested in forming Local Connections (aka pods). No other commitment was expected. When the volunteers stepped forward, the events were announced to the entire region, but primarily intended for art quilters within driving distance of each other. The inaugural meeting of SNaP (SAQA Northern VA Art Pod) which has since grown to over 50 members! Janet Marney in Northern Virginia responded, and turnout at the inaugural meeting of SNaP (short for SAQA Northern Virginia Art Pod) was ample evidence that the organizers had hit on a good idea. A SAQA member for just 18 months, Marney ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on September-14-2017By Jen Solon
    1 week ago
  • NBO Artists in “Cut the Edge, Weave the Line”
    “Masters in their field and emerging talents were invited to create extraordinary pieces using traditional techniques and materials, which are often combined with contemporary technology. The invited artists continually explore the various perceptions and possibilities of what a textile can be.” Participating NBO member artists are Lanny Bergner, Carol Eckert, Elizabeth Whyte Schulze, and Polly Sutton. The exhibit is on view at the Mobilia Gallery in Cambridge, Massachusetts through October 20, 2017. Information and hours at Mobilia Gallery. Shown Above: Signs of Protest: Clown, Girl Power, Covfefe, Planet B, Tweet, Toupee, The Wall Woven pine needles, Japanese paper, paint, Japanese brushes. 2017  ... read more
    Source: National Basketry OrgPublished on September-13-2017By Admin8
    1 week ago
  • Share the news about the auction and win an Aurifil Threadset!
      Help spread the word about the SAQA Benefit Auction (www.saqa.com/auction) by sharing on your website or social media and you could be the winner of a SAQA Signature Aurifil thread set valued at $120! You can use the image below (or any others on our promotion page at www.saqa.com/share) along with the suggested text. The 2017 SAQA Benefit Auction will take place from September 15 through October 8. This is your chance to own beautiful and unique art quilts made by SAQA members around the world – 368 pieces are available for bidding! For details, visit saqa.com/auction. Once you have posted the information, click below to enter the giveaway between now and October 1st. You will be asked to provide the link to where you shared. The winner will be contacted by October 9th. a Rafflecopter giveaway   ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on September-12-2017By Jen Solon
    1 week ago
  • #TrunkShowTuesday for September 5, 2017
    Welcome to another #TrunkShowTuesday! You already know you can subscribe to our blog so you see all the new presentations as they are posted, don’t you? In this week’s presentation, enjoy art quilts created by Annette Boncek, Floris Flam, Amanda Hohnstreiter, Beth Miller, Margaret Phillips, Gail Ramsay, Lin Schiffner, and Linda Steele Want more amazing art quilts in your life? The 2017 SAQA Benefit Auction begins with Diamond Day on September 15! Make your list now! http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/TrunkShowTuesday-2017-09-05.mp4 ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on September-4-2017By Social Media Manager
    3 weeks ago
  • SAQA Benefit Auction Promos
    We’ve created a couple 15 second spots that you can share to help promote the 2017 SAQA Benefit Auction, which begins September 15! http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-SAQA-Benefit-Auction-promo-square.mp4 The first is square format, perfect for Instagram. This promo features art quilts by SAQA members Susan Hilsenbeck, Jane Frenke, Jean Grimes, Joanne Alberda, Sandra Branjord, Linda A. Miller, Guila Greer, Deborah Boschert, Martha Wolfe, Peg Pennell, and Bodil Gardner. Right click and select Save Link As to download this video http://www.saqa.com/weblog/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/See-you-at-the-SAQA-Auction.mp4 The second promo spot is formatted for Facebook, and works great for websites and blogs. The art quilts featured in this video are by: 1. Patricia Bagdon, Laurie Ceesay, Sandra Branjord; 2. Cynthia Parry, Trish Hodge, Peg Pennell; 3. Diane Melms, Lee Eun Hee, Joanne Alberda; 4. Patricia Porter, Jean Grimes, Gunnel Hag; 5. Muff Fregia, Mary Schwarzenberger, Deborah Boschert; 6. Susan Veness, Anne Severn, Esther Bruckel. Right click and select Save Link As to download this video ... read more
    Source: SAQA- Studio Art Quilts AssociatesPublished on September-2-2017By Social Media Manager
    3 weeks ago
  • Contemporary Basketry: Elevated
    Work by Marco Nones. See 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
    2 months ago
  • All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century
    Presented by the National Basketry Organization and touring to three venues, All Things Considered 9: Basketry in the 21st Century is the ninth in a series of juried biennial exhibitions intended to show the full spectrum of work currently being executed by well-known and emerging artists in the United States. ... read more
    Source: National Basketry OrgPublished on August-1-2017By Admin8
    2 months ago