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Upcoming Workshops at the Danforth Art Museum (Framingham, MA)

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Register now for the Spring 2015 Professional Artist Series and Portfolio Review Day!Professional Artist Series
Thursdays, April 30, May 7, and May 14
6:30-8:00 pm
Join us for workshops on the business of art taught by those who have mastered the art of business, designed for working artists in all levels of their careers.· April 30:The Artist as Brand w/ Jessica Burko
· May 7:The Art of the Review w/ Cate McQuaid
· May 14:The Law for Artists w/Nick O’Donnell$25 for each class for non-member
$15 for each class for Danforth Art Professional Artist level members· Or, register for the 3-part series$65 for the 3-part series for non-members
$45 for the 3-part series for Danforth Art Professional Artist level membersPortfolio Review Day \ Saturday, April 25, 2015
Meet one-on-one with experienced art professionals to discuss your work and consider how to best advance your career. You may seek advice in exploring new markets, improving and selling your art, and making connections with museums, galler…

Art Quilters’ Retreat by Dee Conlon, This September in Hawaii

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Aloha! Are you looking for a way to combine fiber art with a tropical vacation?  Well, here you go. Dee Conlon will be hosting the first of a series of Art Quilters' Retreats on Maui this September.Create on Maui will happen from September 2 - 8, 2015 in South Maui.  We will dye fabric and learn a variety of techniques to enhance our quilts, with lots of time left to enjoy the beauty of our island. The cost per person is $795, but there is a discount for SAQA members and an Early Bird discount, bringing the price down to only $650!  That includes plenty of fabric for dyeing, all breakfasts and lunches, and more. www.createonmaui.comRegistration is open for the September event, and will open shortly for the December event (as soon as details of the classes are completed).  I hope you can join us for a fun and productive week! ~Dee Conlon www.deesquiltdesigns.com

Next SAQA Meeting: April 25, 2015 at the Willoughby Wallace Library (Branford, CT)

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Please join us!  Our next SAQA-CT Regional Meeting will be at the Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library in Branford, CT – Saturday, April 25, 2015.  The meeting will run from 10 am – 2 pm.
While you’re visiting the library, take a few moments to enjoy “CLOTH WORKS”, a fiber art exhibition by Sisters in Cloth, Shoreline Art Quilters.
(image: Gulara, Centinnial Garden and Aquaria by R.Wolek)Meeting Agenda:Lecture: The “Write” Stuff: Tips and ideas for submitting your art and projects for publication
By Normajean Brevik
Time: Apx. 30 minutes with Q&A to follow
SAQA member Normajean Brevik will give us an overview of the process that she uses when submitting her artwork for publication. She has been published in dozens of magazines and books in the fiber and mixed media fields.  Recently Normajean appeared on “Classroom Connections”, a public access TV show hosted by our very own SAQA-CT artist Jan Doyle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=knAkCWpaaI4Normajean Brevik is on on the C&T Publi…

Cloth Works Exhibition by Sisters in Cloth, Opening Reception April 12 (Branford, CT)

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Sisters in Cloth, Shoreline Art Quilters invite you to the opening of Cloth Works, an exhibition of fiber art at the Willoughby Wallace Library in Branford, CT. The show will be on display March 27 – April 29, 2105.Opening Reception: Sunday, April 12 from 4 - 6 PMMembers of Sisters in Cloth include Alice Chittenden, Mary Lyn Page, Gina Frank, Linda Zimmerman, Diane Wright, Robin Wolek, Marie Shepherd, Ruth Anne Olson, Carol Ludington, Gail Kotowski, Yvette Howard, Vivika Hansen DeNegre, Debra Bento, Jannine Anderson-Bays and Barbara C. Adams. The exhibition includes a series of pieces featuring linocut-printed fabric by Australian artist Dijanne Cevaal, called “Sentinelles”. Several of the Sisters in Cloth artists chose a Cevaal panel and then stitched, embroidered, painted or otherwise embellished it in whatever way they liked (see one example by Ruth Anne Olson, below). Our next SAQA-CT regional meeting will be at the Willoughby Wallace Memorial Library on April 25, 2015.  Come to t…