August 2, 2020 § Leave a comment
Because of the corona virus, the St. Margaret’s Hospital Guild Decorators’ Show House in Indianapolis is not open to the public this year, but you can get a virtual tour.
May 31, 2020 § Leave a comment
Here are videos of Ann Harwell’s Earth Gallery with piano music of Walter Saul, composer, and produced by Daphne Saul. There are videos of thirty-four pieces. The quilts are beautiful!
August 25, 2019 § Leave a comment
Pat Bishop – Ephraim Shop
is at Neville Public Museum in Green Bay, Wisconsin, through November 10, 2019
This is a fiber art exhibition by the group ‘Women Who Run With Scissors’, of East Central Wisconsin.
“Fantastical Botanical” The Gallery at CCA, 250 North Arizona Avenue, Chandler, Arizona , through August 25, 2019
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Tashina Knight Prickly Pears
is at The Gallery at CCA , 250 North Arizona Avenue in Chandler, Arizona, through August 25, 2019.
Arizona is known for the saguaro cacti that populate much of the state – and whose bloom is the state flower – but it is also home to a wide variety of other plant life. This exhibition will display paintings, ceramics, and other multi-media artworks depicting and inspired by botanicals from inside and outside the state.
“Out of the Blue” New Mexico State Capitol, East Rotunda Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, through August 9, 2019
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Shannon Conley – 33°20’N, 105°33’W
Out of the Blue
is at New Mexico State Capitol, East Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico,
through August 9, 2019
Out of the Blue is an exhibition of contemporary fiber art by the SAQA New Mexico region. Blue is the color of the sky and sea. It is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven.
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Quilt Con 2019 winners can be seen at:
March 3, 2019 § Leave a comment
Quilt National ’19 is an international juried exhibition of innovative contemporary art quilts held in Athens, Ohio, at the Dairy Barn. The show is from May 24 through September 2.
February 16, 2019 § Leave a comment
|Linda MacKay – If Chairs Could Talk|
is at Golden Prairie Arts Council in Carman, Manitoba, Canada, through March 29, 2019.
Conversations is an exhibition based upon the conversation between two artists. 24 partnered pairs through joint discussion will set the boundaries for their imagery so that the two pieces will respond or relate to each other.
December 22, 2018 § Leave a comment
Daren Redman My Back Yard, Indiana
You can view the exhibit as a slide show at the SAQA website at: http://www.saqa.com/memberArt.php?ID=3658
December 9, 2018 § Leave a comment
Valerie Maser Flanagan – Structure #1 (photo by Joe Ofria)
is at Beebe Estate in Melrose, Massachusetts, through December 22, 2018.
Stitched Connections is a fiber art exhibition centered around a historical quilt from Melrose, Massachusetts. The “Melrose History Quilt” was made in 1898, and the red and white quilt includes more than 200 signatures, most of whom were Melrose residents.
“Fiber Art in the Digital Age” Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts, Cedarburg, Wisconsin, to January 13, 2019
December 1, 2018 § Leave a comment
Charlotte Ziebarth – Wave Equations
Fiber Art in the Digital Age
is at Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, to January 13, 2019.
“Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition” Craven Arts Council and Gallery, New Bern, North Carolina through October 27, 2018
October 7, 2018 § Leave a comment
Vicki Conley – Spring Storm in Denali
Bank of the Arts National Juried Exhibition
is at Craven Arts Council and Gallery in New Bern, North Carolina, through October 27, 2018
September 15, 2018 § Leave a comment
Maggie Weiss – Sante
is at Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St Charles, Illinois, through October 13, 2018.
Stitched Together is a SAQA regional exhibition of contemporary art quilts by Illinois and Wisconsin SAQA members. The exhibit consists of 30 art quilts by 30 artists. A wide variety of styles, methods, and interpretations are represented in this colorful and textural feast.
August 26, 2018 § Leave a comment
Tales from a Ghost Town
The Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames, Iowa, through September 29, 2018.
This is a series of quilted wall works based on photographs of the burned, bleached and decaying wood of the remains of a robust Montana gold mining town of the 1890’s. See Alberda’s work in Tales from a Ghost Town.
August 22, 2018 § Leave a comment
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Gunnel Hag – Wild Strawberries at the Lake House
Cloth, Needle, Thread
is at Legacy Gallery in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, through August 30, 2018.
In Cloth, Needle, Thread, eight Toronto textile artists use piecing, quilting, applique, embroidery, dyeing, printing, photo transfer, felting, and painting.
August 4, 2018 § Leave a comment
Karen Bennick – Mist Over the Mountain
Silence with a Touch of Wow
is at Adobe Gallery in Vista, California through August 25, 2018.
Free Spirits Art Quilters presents: Silence With a Touch of Wow, art quilts by a group of eight fiber artists.
July 23, 2018 § Leave a comment
“36th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts” Lincoln Center for the Performing and Visual Arts, Fort Collins, Colorado, through September 1, 2018
July 18, 2018 § Leave a comment
Pat Bishop – Lichen on Pine
36th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts
is at Lincoln Center for the Performing and Visual Arts in Fort Collins, Colorado, through September 1, 2018
“Denise Oyama Miller – Fallen Leaf Painting With My Scissors” Bay Quilts Gallery, Richmond, California, through August 1, 2018
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Denise Oyama Miller – Fallen Leaf
Painting With My Scissors
is at Bay Quilts Gallery in Richmond, California, through August 1, 2018
Painting with My Scissors is a solo show of recent work by Denise Oyama Miller, including pieces from the Textures of the Sierra Nevada show. Over thirty pieces are on display.
July 2, 2018 § Leave a comment
“Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie” Carnegie Center for Art and History New Albany, Indiana, through July 21, 2018
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Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie
is at Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, Indiana, through July 21, 2018
Form, Not Function: Quilt Art at the Carnegie is an annual, juried exhibition of contemporary art quilts art held at the Carnegie Center for Art & History in New Albany, Indiana.
“Fiberworks 2018” Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, through August 10, 2018
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Shannon Conley – Nestling
is at Individual Artists of Oklahoma Gallery in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, through August 10, 2018.
Fiberworks 2018, celebrating forty years, is an annual juried fiber art exhibition sponsored by the Fiber Artists of Oklahoma.
“Color Improvisations 2: An International Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts,” Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, through September 23, 2018
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Color Improvisations 2: An International Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts, Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto, through September 23, 2018
Color Improvisations 2 is an exhibition of contemporary quilts curated by Nancy Crow of Baltimore, Ohio. The exhibition includes 25 spectacular large-format quilts by 25 artists from Canada, Germany, Scotland, Switzerland and the United States – including a piece by Nancy Crow.
The exhibition premiered at the Museum Tuch+Technik in Germany in 2016, and has subsequently been shown in Spain, Switzerland and France. In 2018, a select number will be presented at the Susquehanna Art Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This is the exhibition’s first North American, and only Canadian venue.
June 2, 2018 § Leave a comment
Artist As Quiltmaker is at Oberlin, Ohio. The FAVA ( Firelands Association for the Visual Arts) Gallery and Oberlin area fiber art community have the exhibit on through July 29, 2018.
You can see some of the art at: http://www.favagallery.org/aqm-artist-as-quiltmaker.html
May 25, 2018 § Leave a comment
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is where, on Quilts, Inc., you can see sixteen of Danny Amazonas’ works.
“Abyss” by Danny Amazonas
Photo is Quilts, Inc.
“Artist as Quiltmaker XVIII” Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA), Oberlin, Ohio, May 13, 2018 to July 29, 2018
May 11, 2018 § Leave a comment
Artist as Quiltmaker XVIII
Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) in Oberlin, Ohio, from May 13, 2018 to Jul 29, 2018.
The Artist as Quiltmaker is the second-longest-running art quilt exhibition in the world. This year’s exhibition will feature the work of 32 artists from across North America
“Layered Voices” Oklahoma State University Museum of Art, Stillwater, Oklahoma, through August 18, 2018
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Layered Voices, a SAQA exhibit, is at Oklahoma State University Museum of Art in Stillwater, Oklahoma, through August 18, 2018.
You cas see slides of the art at: http://www.saqa.com/memberArt.php?ID=3557
“Unfolding Stories 3” Harbour House Centre for Arts and Yoga, Kingsbrige, Devon, United Kingdom, through May 3, 2018
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Unfolding Stories 3
is at Harbour House Centre for Arts and Yoga in Kingsbrige, Devon, United Kingdom, through May 3, 2018
A treasured First Communion dress transformed with stitch, textile fragments dyed in seawater on an uninhabited Scottish island, and plastic marine debris stitched into a textile – just 3 of the exciting new contemporary quilts on show in this exhibition by the dynamic Contemporary Quilters West. Twenty-one of their members will be exhibiting their newest work.
April 19, 2018 § Leave a comment
“SEEDS of SAQA How Does Your Garden Grow” New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum, Las Cruces, New Mexico, through August 5, 2018
April 10, 2018 § Leave a comment
SEEDS of SAQA How Does Your Garden Grow
is at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum in Las Cruces, New Mexico, through August 5, 2018
The artists of the New Mexico region of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) created a rack of fiber art seed packets. Each artist chose a flower or vegetable and created its image in a 16” x 16” quilt. The quilts have been mounted to resemble a traditional seed packet.
Lynn Rogers – Chuck’s Berries
“California Fibers: Surface and Structure” Branch Gallery, Inglewood, California through May 6, 2018
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Linda Anderson – Spellbound
California Fibers: Surface and Structure
is at Branch Gallery in Inglewood, California, through May 6, 2018.
California Fibers: Surface and Structure features diverse works created by members of California Fibers. All works in the exhibition address the theme of “Surface and Structure” as interpreted by each artist, from imagery and inspiration to materials and processes.
March 10, 2018 § Leave a comment
Denise Oyama Miller – Fallen Leaf
is at Sierra Arts Foundation in Reno, Nevada, through September 23, 2018.
Two textile/fiberartists, Denise Oyama Miller (California) and Nancy Ryan (Nevada), interpret and celebrate the beauty and textures of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
March 5, 2018 § Leave a comment
“Susan Else: Without a Net” San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, San Jose, California, through April 15, 2018
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is at San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles in San Jose, California, through April 15, 2018
As a fabric sculptor, Santa Cruz-based artist Susan Else pushes the boundaries of the studio art quilt movement by integrating sound, light and motors with colorful, stitched figures. In her solo exhibition Without a Net, Else explores the theatrical awe and dark underbelly of the circus.
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is at Anderson Arts Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin, through March 18, 2018
Stitched Together is an exhibit of contemporary fiber art work by Illinois and Wisconsin regional members of SAQA. The length of the Midwest SAQA ILWI region is over 800 miles, from Northern Wisconsin to Southern Illinois. That area spans many miles of lakes, forests, farmlands, cities, towns, open sky and skyline. What inspires us? What makes us different? Similar? Our common passion for fiber art keeps us Stitched Together. The exhibit consists of 30 art quilts by 30 artists and was juried by Illinois fiber artist Sharon L. Wright. The show features contemporary art quilts with wide variations in artistic interpretation, style, and technique. Work by juror Sharon Wright and Co-curators Pat Kroth and Cynthia Wenslow will also be included.
“Off the Grid: Contemporary Fiber and Textile Art” Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room, Silver Spring, Maryland, through April 6, 2018
January 28, 2018 § Leave a comment
Off the Grid: Contemporary Fiber and Textile Art
is at Betty Mae Kramer Gallery and Music Room in Silver Spring, Maryland, through April 6, 2018
Off the Grid features contemporary fiber and textile based artworks by Montgomery County artists Judy Kirpich, Hillary Steel, Floris Flam, Betsy Packard, and Karen Schulz. The five artists featured in this exhibition make innovative use of a variety of global and traditional methods such as weaving, resist dyeing, piecing, stitching, and screen printing. Diversely inspired, these contemporary works embrace abstraction and improvised use of color, shape, and form.
Floris Flam – Cityscape 7
“Local Color, Stories of Our Members” The Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom, California, January 26 – March 8, 2018
January 24, 2018 § Leave a comment
Local Color, Stories of Our Members
will be at The Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom, California, from January 26 – March 8, 2018.
Local Color, Stories of our Members showcases recent, innovative fiber art work celebrating the personal stories and narratives of our region, SAQA Northern California & Northern Nevada. Exhibitions are at Slater Museum, Norwich, Connecticut (June – September 2017) and The Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom, California (January – March 2018).
Denise Oyama Miller – Chromatic Cedar
“Our Changing Landscape” UCM Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, Missouri, through February 3, 2018
January 14, 2018 § Leave a comment
Cindy Brendzel – Westward Trail
is at UCM Gallery of Art and Design in Warrensburg, Missouri, through February 3, 2018.
In this SAQA exhibition from the Kansas/Missouri/Oklahoma region, artists were encouraged to interpret their own “Changing Landscape” whether abstract, graphic or representation.
“A Sense of Home: New Quilts by Heather Jones” The Taft Museum of Art Cincinnati, Ohio, through February 18, 2018
December 30, 2017 § Leave a comment
Heather Jones, Central Parkway, Photo courtesy of Quilt Local by Heather Jones, published by Abrams Books. Photography by Jenny Hallengren.
A Sense of Home: New Quilts by Heather Jones
is at The Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati, Ohio, through February 18, 2018.
Self-taught quilt artist and designer Heather Jones channels the world around her into minimalist quilts that conjure modern painting.
“Heat Wave” & “It’s Not Easy Being Green” Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon, December 15 through February 10, 2018
December 13, 2017 § Leave a comment
Sherrie Momey – “Tropical Heat”
Heat Wave & It’s Not Easy Being Green
This exhibition contains works from two area competitions sponsored by the group High Fiber Diet. High Fiber Diet is a group of more than thirty artists located in southwestern Washington and western Oregon who choose to work with fiber to express their interpretation of the world and themselves.
“Floral Mandalas for Hope and Healing” Reston Community Center , Hunters Woods Gallery, Reston, Virginia, through December 5, 2017
November 27, 2017 § Leave a comment
Anne Smyers – “From the Tulips to the Trees”
is at Reston Community Center in Hunters Woods Gallery in Reston, Virginia, through December 5, 2017
Anne Smyers is a Reston, Virginia, artist who works in fabric and thread. Her recent work features the mandala format. Mandala is a Sanskrit word that means “circle” or “discoid object.” Mandalas are also conceived as visual representations of the universe in Buddhist traditions, as well as being used as symbols for internal contemplative practice.
“The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta” Museum of Arts, Houston, Texas, through January 28, 2018
November 15, 2017 § Leave a comment
The Glamour and Romance of Oscar de la Renta is currently at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas, through January 28, 2018, celebrating the life and career of the fashion designer. The exhibition showcases nearly seventy ensembles sourced from de la Renta’s corporate and personal archives; the archives of French label Pierre Balmain; private lenders; and the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Enjoy some photos from the exhibit featuring the exquisite work of the designer including Amal Clooney’s wedding dress, gowns worn by Taylor Swift, and more. Presented by TheQuitShow.
November 9, 2017 § Leave a comment
Interpretations: Conversations is at Visions Art Museum in San Diego, California, through January 7, 2018
Thirty-six contemporary quilts were selected to represent eighteen states and two foreign countries.
Marianne Burr – At the Meeting
October 21, 2017 § Leave a comment