Sunday, March 16, 2014

Holy Brackmann workshop in August 2014 at Alma College

Holly Brackmann, author of The Surface Design Handbook, will be teaching a class at the Michigan League of Handweavers Summer Workshop session.

You can read the class description here.

And information on how to register here.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Nancy Crow Workshop in Muskegon, MI

Nancy Crow will be teaching the above workshop at the Century Club Ballroom in Muskegon, Michigan from August 11-15, 2014. Class will run from 9am-noon and 2pm-5pm each day with the classroom being open to work in from 7:30am-10pm each day.

Class fee is $650.

The class is listed as Intermediate to Advanced skill level with a sewing machine required.

To register, please contact: 231-720-2571.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Quilt National Artists community website

There is a very interesting collaborative website showcasing quilt artists who have been in Quilt National exhibits, Quilt National Artists:

Lots of information and a beautiful resource for art quilts.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

GRAM Selects Artprize 2013: Encore exhibit

SAQA-MI members Elizabeth Brandt and Ann Loveless have pieces in the current exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum - GRAM Selects Artprize 2013: Encore.

The exhibit runs through October 2014, please stop in and view the work.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

SAQA MI member Ann Loveless wins First Prize in ArtPrize!

A huge congratulations to SAQA MI member Ann Loveless for takes the big prize in the 2013 ArtPrize!

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Read about her quilt here. Congratulations Ann!!

Sunday, May 5, 2013

follow SAQA on Pinterest!

SAQA now has a presence on Pinterest!

 Pinterest is a social media site that allows users to build boards with photos of sites or projects that interest them. Clicking on the photo links you back to a website. SAQA currently has a few boards up, one of which features the 2013 SAQA Benefit Auction quilts:

Follow SAQA on Pinterest by going here and clicking the red box that says "Follow All".


Thursday, March 21, 2013

Teeny Tiny Show call for entry

The Starkweather Arts Center in Romeo, MI is seeking small artwork for their exhibit, the Teeny Tiny Show. Entry deadline is May 3, 2013.

From their website:  Starkweather Arts Center is looking for small works of art for their May 2013 juried exhibition, The Teeny Tiny Show. Artists are invited to enter up to 6 works of art, to be no larger than 8 inches in any direction. Only UNFRAMED, ready to hang works of art will be accepted. Examples of this include gallery wrapped canvases, wood panels, painting mounted to or done on wood, ceramic tiles, metals, and sculptures

Full details on how to submit can be found here.