Friday, October 21, 2011

SAQA Artists Represent Connecticut at Quilts=Art=Quilts (Auburn, NY)

Connecticut is represented well in this year’s “Quilts=Art=Quilts” exhibition at Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center! 

Shown here, a detail of Margaret Phillip’s Pink Desert with Road Runners:

 MPhillips_PinkDesert

Margaret joins fellow SAQA-CT members Carolyn Cooney, Lisa Corson, Catherine Whall Smith and Debbie Bein along with 70 other fiber artists from around the United States. 

Quilts=Art=Quilts is the Schweinfurth Art Center's 31st annual juried quilt exhibition. The Art Center has long recognized the importance of quilts as a visual medium, and has been presenting quilts in an art gallery setting since 1981.  This year’s jurors were Terry Jarrard-Dimond, Elin Noble and Cynthia Schira.

The Q=A=Q Exhibition will run from October 30, 2011 – January 8, 2012

Preview Reception & Awards Presentation Saturday, Oct. 29 from 5 – 7 PM.

Other scheduled events include:

  • Quilters Brunch & Lecture by Elin Noble on Sunday, Oct. 30 from 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Walk-About Tour Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2PM
  • Director’s Tour Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 2PM
  • Trunk Shows/Talks by Regional Quilters – check Schweinfurth’s website for dates and artists
  • Mini Raffle and Fiber Arts Workshops

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Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center

205 Genesee Street

Auburn, NY 13021

(315) 255-1553

www.myartcenter.org

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Congratulations to all the participating artists!