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.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Map It exhibit call for entry

image from the Riverside Gallery website

The Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti, MI is seeking entries for their exhibit, "Map It." Entry deadline is July 1, 2013.

From their website: Are you a map lover?  Do you love to incorporate maps / globes / map concepts in your artwork creations?

If so, then this is the “Map It” theme juried exhibit for you…. This will be both an online and a gallery exhibit.

Full details on how to enter can be found here.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Muskegon Museum of Art call for entry

The Muskegon Museum of Art in Muskegon, MI is seeking entries for it's 85th Reginal Exhibit.

From their website: The MMA’s Regional Exhibition holds a respected position within Michigan’s art tradition, representing the best in our artistic community. This year, for the second year in a row, the invitation to enter artwork is extended to artists throughout our state. Registration is open to all artists 18 years and older who reside in Michigan.

Up to two artworks may be submitted for juror selection. Artworks must be physically brought to the Museum from Thursday, May 2, through Saturday, May 4, or be shipped, pre-paid, to arrive by May 1. Digital entries are not accepted. 

Full details on how to enter can be found here. 

Monday, March 18, 2013

Blooms, Beasts, Bugs exhibit call for entry

photo from Scarab Club website

The Scarab Club in Detroit, MI is seeking entries for their exhibit, "Blooms, Beasts and Bugs." Entry deadline is April 21, 2013.

From their website:  The Scarab Club invites all artists to submit work for its Blooms, Bugs, Beasts Exhibition. It is an all-media exhibition with a theme of flowers, insects, animals, landscapes and seascapes. The purpose of the Blooms, Bugs, Beasts exhibition is to recognize the diversity and achievement of artists whose work show creativity of concept, excellence of design and expertise of media; to display these works to regional audiences and to be an educational opportunity for students. 

Full entry details here.

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Fiber 577 show call for entry

Fiber 577 is a fiber art show held in Perrysburg, OH held by the Fiber 577 Foundation. Deadline for entry is April 8. Full details on how to submit can be found here.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Call for Entries listings

Did you know that there is a Call for Entries page on the SAQA site? It includes far more then just SAQA shows to enter, lots of opportunities to get your art seen!

Friday, March 8, 2013

Elizabeth Brandt wins First Place - twice!

Congratulations to SAQA-MI and SDA-MI member Elizabeth Brandt. She won not one, but two First Place Awards for her work at QuiltCon, the Modern Quilt Guild's show.

 Pantone Circles
Elizabeth Brandt

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Elizabeth Brandt

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Marilyn Prucka's work at Concordia University

Congratulations to SAQA-MI member Marilyn Prucka. Her work, "Fronds", is part of a national juried exhibit "Grace" at the Kreft Gallery.


Kreft Gallery is at Concordia University in Ann Arbor. The exhibit will run from March 19-April 14. You can read more about Marilyn's piece on her website here.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Kathie Briggs in "Art Quilting Studio" magazine

Congratulations to SAQA-MI member Kathie Briggs for having not one but two articles in the Winter 2013 issue of Art Quilting Studio.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Monica Johnstone's work at Fantastic Fibers 2013

Congratulations to SAQA-MI member Monica Johnstone! Her work, Hawaiian Women's Petition of 1897, was accepted into Fantastic Fibers 2013 at Yeiser Art Center, Paducah.

Hawaiian Women's Petition of 1897
Monica Johnstone