Artwork by Northern California/Northern Nevada Members for the SAQA Benefit Auction

The annual Benefit Auction is SAQA’s premiere fundraising event! The 2020 auction will take place online from September 11 through October 4. All proceeds help support SAQA’s exhibition programs, publications, and education outreach.

Members from our region stepped up and donated fifty-six 12″x 12″ pieces to SAQA’s Benefit Auction. The pieces from our region are shown below. See hundreds of beautiful pieces by SAQA members and learn more at the Auction Preview. In September be sure to bid on your favorite(s).

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Art Quilts Reception

The Art Quilts reception on Saturday January 11, 2020 at Sebastopol Center for the Arts was a huge success with over 200 attending.

Linda Blust
Grayson, An African Grey Crowned Crane
Merit Award

This International Juried Exhibition is a collaboration between Sebastopol Center for the Arts (SCA) & Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA). “Art Quilts” are art objects that reference stitched layered sculptures, using modern and/or traditional quilting techniques. Join the artists for wine and refreshments at the opening reception and enjoy this collection of beautiful, thought-provoking, cutting-edge artwork. The exhibition will be on display from January 10 through February 16, 2020.

Additionaly, the SAQA North Bay Local organized a showcase exhibit How Do They Do That? which runs concurrently with the Art Quilt exhibit.

Sebastopol Center for the Arts

Art Quilts

How Do They Do That?

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