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Meeting Notes: Oct. 18, 2014 at New Britain Museum of American Art (New Britain, CT)

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FROM: SAQA-CT Regional Reps Catherine Whall Smith and Barbara C. Adams MEMBER UP-DATE: We just added three new members to SAQA in CT.  Please Welcome Clare Aliberti, Paula Fullar, and Robin DeMuth SchofieldRE: Minutes - Saturday, October 18th, 2014
New Britain Museum of American Art (NBMAA)
New Britain, CTWe would like to thank all of our members that were able to attend our regional meeting at the NBMAA.  We had a packed agenda and thanks to everyone we did cover everything with plenty of time for "Show & Tell".  We enjoyed viewing the show "Let Me Quilt One More Day" and our meeting drawing brought in about $41 - thank you Carol Eaton for being in charge of the raffle.  This money will be sent on to Martha Sielman to put in our CT account.-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   Our morning break out session enabled 6 - 8 members at each table to discuss and list goals and activities for 2105.  The lis…

Call for Entries: Slater Museum's 71st Annual CT Artists Exhibition

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The Slater Memorial Museum in Norwich, Connecticut invites you to enter:The 71st ANNUAL CONNECTICUT ARTISTS EXHIBITION
February 8 through March 20, 2015
Opening Reception: Sunday, February 8, 2015 from 1 – 3pm
Download the prospectus and entry tags here:http://www.nfaschool.org/uploaded/Slater_Museum_Files/Exhibitions/CT_Artists_Prospectus_-_2015.pdfThe Annual CT Artists Exhibition is open to resident artists of Connecticut. 
Entries may include paintings, drawings, mixed media, textiles, sculpture, and graphics including photography. Two entries per artist. Artwork previously exhibited at the Slater Museum (in any previous show) is NOT eligible.  Artwork must be hand delivered to the Slater Museum Atrium on Saturday and Sunday, January 24 – 25, 2015 between 1pm and 4pm.  Judging will take place on January 26 (weather permitting) and artists will be notified immediately following the judging.The show will be juried by Dr. Cynthia Roznoy, curator at the Mattatuck Museum, who has organized…

New Exhibition at New Britain Museum Opens Oct 12 (New Britain, CT)

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Fiber art by SAQA-CT members Barbara McKie, Norma Schlager, Anna Tufankjian and Kate Themel are included in a new exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art, "Let Me Quilt One More Day".
Kate Themel, New Year's Eve, 2012, Cotton, 44 x 41 in., Courtesy of the artistLet Me Quilt One More Day
Saturday, Oct. 4–Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015
Opening Reception
2-5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014
4 p.m. Remarks by Douglas Hylandhttp://www.nbmaa.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=32&Itemid=56Let Me Quilt One More Day explores the long-standing practice and art of quilt making in the United States. This exhibition, curated by Dr. Douglas Hyland, brings together an extraordinary selection of over 40 historical and contemporary quilts ranging from traditional to modern designs and demonstrating both the practical application and artistic range found in this medium. The themes of Industry, Emotion, and Art loosely group quilts that vary greatly in material and artistic…

New Exhibition by FiberWorks Opens October 12 (Newtown, CT)

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Western CT fiber arts group FiberWorks presents: TRANSFORMATIONOn display at the Cyrenius H. Booth Library, Newtown, CT
October 10th through November 7th. Opening Reception Sunday, October 12, 20142:00-4:00 pmSAQA members Nike Cutsumpas, Barbara Drillick, Gwen Hendrix & Norma Schlager will have their work on display. This show of contemporary fiber arts explores & conveys many facets of evolution, reorganization, reclamation and transmutation. It includes quilting, weaving, felting and painting. Cyrenius H. Booth Library
25 Main Street
Newtown, CT 064760
http://www.chboothlibrary.org/