Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Classes and Workshops by SAQA-CT Members

Betty Warner will be leading an Art Materials at Play demo and workshop on the 1st Saturday and 3rd Thursday of each month at Sew Inspired Quilt Shop and Studio, Simsbury CT.
Pre-registration is necessary so contact Sew Inspired for more info.

Topics include Fabric Paints and Inks, Monoprinting, Working with Lutrador, Paint Sticks, Foil, and Angelina Fibers. Next session: August 1st and 20th "Working with Lutrador"

Liz Alpert Fay offers "
Punch Needle Design and Techniques" at the Cross Village Rug Works in Cross Village, Michigan August 1st and 2nd
For more information, visit:

Last chance this summer!
Experience a variety of printmaking techniques with Jane Davila
Techniques to be covered include block printing, nature printing, thermofax, screen printing, monoprinting, collagraphy and pochoir.
August 14th & 15th, 10am-4pm each day in Ridgefield CT. Lunch and many supplies, tools and equipment are included in the $275 workshop fee.
Contact Jane for more information.

Mickey Lawler invites you to try fabric painting with CRAZY QUILTERS (lecture and paint workshop) in Falmouth, MA
Aug. 20th and 21
st Contact: Lynn DiRusso for more information, Email:

Explore "Art Quilt Techniques" with Kate Themel at ArtsPlace in Cheshire, CT. For fiber artists and quilters hoping to broaden their horizons and develop fine art skills.
Wednesdays 9:30am - 12:00pm from September 16th - October 28th
Call to register (203) 272-ARTS / (203) 272-2787
Look for the new 2009 Fall Schedule
coming soon: ArtsPlace Website

SAQA CT Members: If you are teaching a class in August or September and wish to be included here,
Add a comment with your class/workshop information or email Kate Themel with the details.

Tabor Arts Center in Branford, CT is looking for teachers as part of their "Visiting Artists" program:
Job Title: Visiting Artists. New rotations beginning September 2009
Responsibilities: Develop and instruct innovative 10-12-week fine-arts classes for students in grades K-4 or 5-8. Tabor Community Arts Center operates a high quality and innovative After School Arts Program where previous classes have included Bookmaking, Sculpture, Cartooning Creative Writing, Found-Object Art, Poetry, and more. We hire 14-16 Visiting Artists per year.
Skills: Candidates must have previous experience working with children and a minimum of a Bachelors degree, MA or MFA preferred.
Please e-mail resume to: Or send to: Tabor Community Arts Center, 45 Tabor Drive, Branford, CT 06405

Improve your resum
A FREE hands-on resumé workshop will be offered on Thursday, July 30, from 5:30-6:30pm in the Computer Lab of the New Haven Public Library, 133 Elm St.
Participants MUST BRING a detailed work and education history so that a resumé can be prepared.
The class will discuss how to select the best résumé style for the job and the applicant, and how to organize background information in an attractive format for potential employers. Participants will have the opportunity to reserve a computer to complete the résumé on their own after the workshop. The instructor will be available to answer questions.
Register at or call the library at 203-946-7431.

New Book by SAQA-CT Artist Dawn Allen

Attention cat lovers, practitioners of meditation and fans of fiber art! SAQA-CT artist Dawn Allen has published a new book The A...