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MEETING MINUTES: SAQA-CT Gathering at Sew Inspired, Oct 24th

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IT WAS A GREAT DAY!!! We had 50 people in attendance. 1.  Thank you to everyone who brought items for our "Meeting Door Prize." The total amount raised was $70. Thank you Kelly Caldwell for managing this meeting event - we are very appreciative. 
2.  THE DROP OFF - for the SAQACT TRUNK SHOW and LOCAL COLOR appeared to run very smoothly; Kate Themel, Diane Wright, Clara Nartey, and Carol Eaton managed to keep things moving along. At our meeting Kate and Diane gave an up-date on the jurying process for Local Color and that we would be notified Tuesday/Wednesday with the results.  Options for the photographing of the accepted entries was also discussed. All of this will be posted along with the jurying results.
3.  Hope Barton and her invited guest managed to collect a sizeable number of pieces for our own SAQACT Trunk Show. - At our meeting Members decided to extend our SAQACT Trunk Show deadline to our next meeting, which will take place in February 2016.  So ther…

Diane Cadrain: Solo Exhibition at the Clare Gallery (Hartford, CT)

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Congratulations to SAQA-CT artist Diane Cadrain! Diane’s work will be displayed in a solo fiber art/art quilt show at the Clare Gallery at the Franciscan Center for Urban Life from November 12 to December 27, 2015.(image: Great Head Trail by D.Cadrain)Cadrain’s exhibition will focus on pathwaysand journeys we all take throughout life. Many of these journeys and paths are internal, but Diane has also chosen to express varied physical ones she has traveled herself.(image: Coastal Heath by D.Cadrain)The exhibition and an artist’s reception will be free and open to the public. Free parking is available directly across from the church in the Saints Lot, and the facility is handicapped accessible.The reception is Thursday evening November 12 from 6:30 to 8 pm, with an artist talk at 7 pm.The Franciscan Center for Urban Life is part of St. Patrick’s and St. Anthony’s Church, 285 Church Street in Hartford, CT.
http://spsact.org/clare2/exhibitions/upcoming-exhibition-2/

Norma Schlager, Finalist at Quilts World of Beauty at IQF (Houston, TX)

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Congratulations to SAQA-CT artist Norma Schlager! Her quilt “Big Green Diptych” is a finalist in the special juried exhibit Quilts, World of Beauty at the International Quilt Festival in Houston Texas.The International Quilt Festival
October 29 – November 1, 2015

George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX

Margaret Phillips Work at International Quilt Festival (Houston, TX)

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Congratulations to SAQA-CT artist Margaret Phillips, whose work has been juried into the International Quilt Festival (IQF) in Houston, Texas.“Figure Study” will be exhibited in the Art, Miniatures category at IQF.  This piece was also in the Northern Star Quilt Guild show and won a 2nd Place ribbon.  Margaret’s quilt “Dinner with Roy” will also be included in IQF as part of the “What’s for Dinner?” special exhibit, juried by Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison.The International Quilt Festival
October 29 – November 1, 2015

George R. Brown Convention Center
Houston, TX For more information, visit: http://www.quilts.com/home/shows/viewer.php?page=FallFestival