Thursday, August 26, 2010

SAQA Members Win Honors at The Whistler House Museum of Art (Lowell, MA)

Congratulations to all the fiber artists who participated in this year’s Lowell Quilt Festival (Aug 12 – 14, 2010)

Special Kudos to SAQA Members who were juried into “From Fine Art to Fiber: Reinterpreting the Masters”, a fiber art exhibition at the Whistler House Museum of Art.  The Opening Reception was held on Saturday August 14, 2010.

MPhillips_PicassoLenore Crawford (Midland, MI) earned BEST of SHOW with “The Garden Parasol”

Dianna Callahan (Morrisville, MO) received the WHISTLER AWARD for “Lady at Rest”

and Connecticut’s own Margaret Phillips (Cos Cob, CT) picked up the JUROR’S CHOICE AWARD for “Picasso’s Girl Before a Mirror” (see image, left)

Congratulations also go to CT artist Norma Schlager (Danbury, CT) whose art quilt “Poppies” was sold the night of the Opening.  Norma also attended the Opening; you can read more about her experiences at Lowell on her blog: http://www.notesfromnorma.blogspot.com/

The Fine Art to Fiber exhibition will run until September 4, 2010

Whistler House Museum of Art

243 Worthen St

Lowell, MA 01852

http://www.whistlerhouse.org