Thursday, August 30, 2018

Opening Reception for LC3 at Windsor Arts Center

Opening Reception for Local Color 3Inspired by Science, the juried exhibit of art quilts by members of SAQA-CT (Studio Art Quilt Associates-Connecticut) is THIS Saturday. 

Hope to see you there!

Saturday, September 1 from 5-7 pm 

Windsor Arts Center
40 Mechanic Street 
Windsor, CT 06095

Sunday, August 19, 2018

What's Up for Next Meeting - Sept 15th

September 15, 2018:  Cate Boeth, fiber artist and owner of Cate So Modern, will share her journey “From Fiber Artist to Quilt Shop Owner” at our next meeting on Sept 15, 2018. 
Location:   Cate So Modern,  50 York Street, Guilford, CT.
Time:        Please note: The doors open at 10:00.  Please feel free to arrive early and socialize or shop before the meeting.  The meeting will start promptly at 10:30. 
NOTE:  The store only has about 20ish chairs.  If you can bring a folding chair, that would be wonderful.   Also, just so you know, the meeting room is on the second floor with steep stairs to climb.

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Jan Doyle interviews Mary Lachman and Christina Blais on Wyse Talk

Jan Doyle interviewed Dr. Mary Lachman and Christina Blais for her program Wyse Talk.  Filmed at Branford Community Access TV, Christina and Mary share information about the beginnings of SAQA and how it has grown in the past thirty years.  Viewers will learn how to join SAQA, what happens at regional meetings, and the benefits of membership.

Here is the link:

Connecticut Women Arts (CWA) invites Portfolio Reviews

If you have a friend or know someone who would rather be 'juried' in to CWA
now is the time to get your materials together to submit for the
jurying process which happens during the first week (or two) of
September. I have included all the information you would find on our

Thank you all again.. and Best of Luck!

Linda Boisvert DeStefanis
CWA President

** Portfolio Review
Consideration for Membership...

** Please include the following:
* Contact Sheet (first & last names, phone number, email address &
mailing address)
* 5 JPG files.  Name of each file should be in the format:
* Images should be 1920 pixels at 72 dpi on the longest side
* Artist’s Statement (maximum 1 page)
* A brief resume
* Website URL (optional)

Please note:
Acceptable file formats: Images: .JPG files only / Resumes and
Statement: .DOC file only
Portfolio Review Registration Fee of $25 – Paid via Paypal or by Check
made to Connecticut Women Artists, Inc.
Please Note: Dues for full membership are to be paid when membership
is confirmed by the Portfolio Review committee)

Please email ALL materials (your images, Contact Sheet, Artist
Statement & Resume) to:
Sarah Schneiderman, CWA Membership:

Payment Methods:
* Online by PayPal here
(  or

* Check made to Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. and mailed to:

Sarah Schneiderman

24 Williams Glen Way

Glastonbury, CT 06033


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