Wednesday, May 27, 2015
“The Art of Stitch” runs from June 27 – July 18, 2015.
An Opening Reception is planned for June 27 from 5 – 8 PM at the Brookfield Craft Center.
See more of Norma Schlager’s work on her blog: http://notesfromnorma.blogspot.com/
Brookfield Craft Center
286 Whisconier Road (Route 25)
Brookfield, CT 06804
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Every SAQA exhibition requires an Exhibition Coordinator, and SAQA could use a few more people willing to take on this role.
The Exhibition Coordinator’s job is to handle the administration of one specific exhibition. It begins by answering the questions from the membership once the prospectus goes live.
The EC organizes the entries and submits them to SAQA on a spreadsheet which is also sent to the juror.
Once the juror makes her selections of artwork, the EC sends out the appropriate letters to the artists.
The EC continues to be the point of contact for the accepted artists throughout the course of the exhibition, informing them of each new venue that is secured.
The EC's job ends when the artwork is returned to the artists by Bill Reker.
EC's may submit work to the exhibition that they are coordinating since the juror does NOT receive the names of the artists. All SAQA exhibitions use a “blind jury” system.
Are you interested in becoming an Exhibition Coordinator? PLEASE contact Gwyned Trefethen: gwynedtrefethen @ mac .com
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Attention SAQA members in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut: There is still time to submit an entry into “ART AS QUILT”, a regional exhibition of fiber art. On line entries are open now on SAQA’s website. Entries are by digital photo; follow this link for more information http://saqacallforentries2.com/
ART AS QUILT (SAQA REGIONAL)
Open to SAQA members in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Art as Quilt (Transitions in Contemporary Textile Media) is a juried exhibition of contemporary textile media that explores the subject of art as quilt. The word quilt implies a traditional 3 layered stitched approach but artists are encouraged to explore new and unique ways to push beyond these boundaries through the use of techniques and materials. This exhibit will consist of works that represent unexpected approaches and interpretations of the theme and help illustrate the diversity of styles, techniques and materials being used by the Studio Art Quilt Associates members.
Fuller Craft Museum (Brockton MA) September 2015
Highfield Hall and Gardens, Falmouth MA
Jurors: Sue Bleiweiss, Nancy Turbitt, Cheryl Rezendes
Work must be able to travel from September 2015 to December 2016.
Saturday, May 9, 2015
SAQA: TWO BY TWENTY
Art by: Rahel Elran, Sandy Gregg, Teresa Barkley, Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry and Janice Stevens
Congratulations to SAQA-CT artist Barbara Barrick McKie, who will exhibit two of her pieces, “Botswana’s Beautiful Bird” and “Kookaburra” in SAQA’s Two by Twenty exhibition.
Each of the twenty accepted artists had two pieces selected that relate to each other in some way. Juror: Dr. Jacqueline M. Atkins
The show will travel to the Open European Quilt Championships, Maastricht, Netherlands this October.
For a list of ALL the accepted artists and works, visit:
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