Saturday, July 23, 2016

Check Out Some of the Websites Our Members Have!

Lots of SAQA members have their own website and blogs where they share their thoughts, works in progress, successes and failures. Its fun to read about what they are doing. Here are a few from our region that you might enjoy checking out!

Here is one of Jane's works, "Shroud for a Colorful Soul."

Look at Nysha's great site:

He is doing fascinating work with zentangles and trapunto!
Here is Shelly Zegart's great website:
She is a passionate collector of quilts and has so many amazing accomplishments, you will just have to go to the website to see them all.
You are invited to visit my website anytime too, I love to hear from you!
Write me about your website and I will publish it here next!

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Regional Show Dialogues with Marie Webster

Images from Dialogues exhibition at IMA
SAQA members from 8 Midwestern states are included in this juried exhibition coordinated by Kate Lenkowsky. Artists were invited to submit work that is inspired by and responds to the early 20th century quilts designed and made by Indiana native, Marie Daugherty Webster (1859-1956). Niloo Paydar, Curator of Textiles and Fashion Arts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, was the juror for this exhibition, organized in conjunction with the IMA's exhibition of "A Joy Forever: Marie Webster Quilts." 
The exhibition opening also included a panel discussion "When Artists Step Out of Their Comfort Zone", moderated by Gail Gayer Hail. Panelists included SAQA members (l-r):  Pamela Burns – Indiana; Terry Pate – Indiana;  Barbara J. Schneider – Illinois; Kathleen Loomis – Kentucky.