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MEETING NOTES: SAQA-CT Gathering at Phelps-Hatheway House Sept 12th, 2015

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If you were unable to attend the gathering on September 12, here’s a quick recap from SAQA-CT Rep Catherine Smith: Saturday was a beautiful day for doing just about anything – including our SAQA-CT “Gathering” with the SAQA members of the “Connecticut Fiber arts Collective" (CTFAC).



(Pictured: from left, Back row: Rosalind Spann, Mary Lachman, Carol Eaton, Francesca Lenville, Catherine Smith, Front row: Wanda Seldon, Carol Vinick, Debra Gluszczak, Barbara Adams, Antonia Torres and Nancy Turbitt) CTFAC members Carol Vinick, Christina Blais, Karen Loprete, Carol R. Eaton, Diane Cadrain, Linda Martin, Mary Lachman, Antonia Torres, Rosalind Spann, and Wanda Seldon really had their act together with their group show “Steeped in Stitches” at the Phelps-Hatheway House in Suffield Connecticut.




This historic property had the most beautiful out buildings including a huge barn that was filled with the groups’ art quilts.  Each quilt had a story and the members of Connecticut Fiber arts Coll…

Quilts by Barb McKie at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts (Lyme, CT)

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Congratulations to SAQA-CT artist Barbara Barrick McKie, who will have 2 quilts on display at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts’ Annual Alumni Show.  The 2015 Alumni Exhibition, which was open to ALL media, was juried by Barbara Marks, David Shevlino and Robert Taplin.The Exhibition runs from September 18 – November 14, 2015
Opening Reception Friday, September 18, 5 – 8pm
Regular Gallery Hours: Mon. – Fri. 10am – 4pmBarbara McKie’s quilts “Following Mommy” (image above) and “My Fishing Hole” are included in the Lyme Alumni show.  A selection of student work will also be on view in the Sill House Gallery.University of New Haven
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
84 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371
http://www.lymeacademy.edu/