Friday, August 28, 2015

Exhibition NEWS

Fiber artwork by SAQA-CT members Nike Cutsumpas, Liz Alpert Fay and Ruth Anne Olson have been juried into the "ON THE FRINGE  Explorations in Fiber" exhibit at the Kershner Gallery in the Fairfield Public Library (Fairfield, CT).

The show will run from August 22 - October 11, 2015
with a Reception on Saturday, September 12, 4:30 - 6:30 PM

Kershner Gallery, Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824



Nike Cutsumpas and Norma Schlager, members of FiberWorks, will be exhibiting at the Cyrenius Booth Library, Newtown Library from September 25th thru October 29th, 2015 with a reception on September 26, 2015.

This is their annual autumn exhibit at the library.

Cyrenius Booth Library
25 Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Special Invitation to SAQA Members: Join CTFAC for Tea at the Phelps-Hatheway House (Suffield, CT)

Luncheon Tea Party* at the Phelps-Hatheway House
Saturday, September 12, 201510:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Wear a Festive Hat, Garden Party Attire!
Prize for Best Hat
Quilt Raffle
Gift Basket Raffle*
Advance reservations are required
RESERVATION DEADLINE for the Luncheon Tea Party is Sept. 8, 2015
Don’t wait to make a reservation! The Luncheon Tea Party is open to SAQA members in CT, MA and RI but space is limited to 30 people.
To sign up for the Luncheon Tea Party, contact Catherine Smith:
Tea Party is $15 per person, which includes admission to the Quilt and Textile Show.
Menu: tea sandwiches, fruit salad, tea and cookies.

If you are not a SAQA member or otherwise unable to attend the special Tea Party Luncheon:
Other events at the Phelps-Hatheway House, including the CT Fiber Arts Collective Quilt and Textile Show, are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC on Saturday, Sept 12 from noon to 5 pm and Sunday, Sept 13 from 11am to 4pm.
Lectures, demonstrations & unique items for sale will bring color & inspiration to the Phelps-Hatheway’s rustic 1867 barn.  A book signing by Mary Lachman, author of Moth at the Window will take place in the Summer House.
Admission is $5 for Quilt Show, or FREE with purchase of a house tour. This event coincides with the town’s popular Suffield on the Green festival.
For more information on the artists, visit:, or
Phelps-Hatheway House
55 South Main Street
Suffield, Connecticut 06078

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