Stitching California – Opening Reception

August 17, 2019

Forty two Northern California/Northern Nevada SAQA fiber artists interpreted the diversity, illusions, realities, and hopes to depict the complexity of the Golden State. The show opened at the Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah, CA on August 17. The opening was attended by over 300 people.

Here’s a link to the article about the show on the front page of The Ukiah Daily Journal.

Catalog available at Amazon

Show curators – Holly Brackmann and Jennifer Landau

Jurors Katie Pasquini Masopust and Karen Holmes

Jurers Katie Pasquini Masopust and Karen Holmes talked about the process of selecting the pieces for the show.

Show Highlights

Artwork by Northern California/Northern Nevada members at the SAQA Benefit Auction

Sept 13 – October 6, 2019

The annual Benefit Auction is SAQA’s premiere fundraising event! The 2019 auction will take place online from September 13 through October 6. All proceeds support SAQA’s exhibition programs and other outreach.

Members from our region stepped up and donated fifty-two 12″x 12″ pieces to SAQA’s Benefit Auction. The pieces from our region are shown below. Check out the beautiful array of over 400 pieces by SAQA members and learn more at saqa.com/auction. In September be sure to bid on your favorite

Shifting Tides – Opening Reception – April 20, 2019

Fiber Art from the Seven Pacific Regions of Studio Art Quilt Associates. Shifting Tides is presented as a world premier traveling exhibition in collaboration with Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA).


Shifting Tides opened in San Jose, at Works San Jose. It was successful in so many ways. We had large crowds over the two weeks. The show was at Works/San Jose until May 5, 2019. We sold a high volume of catalogs and three quilts. The Exhibition is now moving to Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum, La Conner, Washington. It will be there from June 26- September 29, 2019. Catalogs will be available at all meetings.

Robert Porter, Patricia Porter, Denise Oyama Miller, and Sonja Campbell
Joan Wells
Amy Witherow vieing Sunset at La Jolla
Alice Beasley, Barbara Confer, and Jennifer Hammond Landau

Shifting Tides – Sneak Preview – Opens Friday!

The show opens April 19 and runs through May 5, 2019.

Learn more about the show on our Regional Events page.
The Artists’ Reception is on April 20 – 1 – 3:00 pm. Don’t miss it!

A great crew of local volunteers hung the show for Shifting Tides 7 at Works San Jose. They tooks some photos so we can get a preview of the show.


The crew (left – right) Denise Oyama Miller, Giny Dixon, Dean Miller, Jennifer Landau, Aileyn Ecob, and Joe Miller (Gallery Director)

Works/San Jose
365 S. Market St.
San Jose, CA

The Best of 3D

Carnegie Arts Center, Turlock, CA
April 4 – May 27, 2018
Exhibition of 3-dimensional fiber art shown in conjunction with the Art Quilts: Work by Members of SAQA

Here are a few highlights from the show.

Fibre Theatricks: Where Fibre Art and Theatre Come Together

Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton, CA
September 28 – October 27, 2018
A juried exhibition featuring professional fibre artists from SAQA focusing on the theme of theater.