Regional Calls for Entry

ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: Sheltering in the Time of the Pandemic

The SAQA Local Connections group for the Greater Sacramento/Foothills Region is coordinating a SAQA non-juried showcase exhibit, entitled “Artists in Residence: Sheltering in the Time of the Pandemic,” scheduled to open at the Blue Line Arts Gallery in Roseville, CA on November 20, 2020.  

The exhibit will be limited to 40 pieces, each precisely 12×12 inches.   Pieces which meet size and other criteria will be selected in order of submission.  The showcase will be open to all members of the NorCal/NV region.  

Look for additional details in the Call for Entry which was issued on July 1, 2020 at  Entry will open on September 1, 2020.  Deadline for receipt of entries is October 15, 2020.   This exhibit will focus on work inspired as a result of the pandemic and explore how artists have grappled with sheltering at home, for example social distancing, isolation, loss, grief and the opportunities for more intense creative expression made possible by the slower pace of life.


Art Quilts 2 will showcase the best of SAQA contemporary art quilts.  Open to members in NorthernCA/NV and Southern CA/NV.

California Heritage Museum
2612 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Additional venue(s) to be determined.

Entry opens – Dec 1, 2020 
Online Entry Deadline for receipt of entries – Dec 31, 2020
Jury Selection January 19, 2021 – February 12 2021
Notification of acceptance – February 17, 2021
Deadline for artwork to be RECEIVED – March 5, 2021- details upon acceptance
Opening Reception, CA Heritage Museum – March 26, 2021
Premiere Venue Exhibition Dates – March 26 – July 28, 2021
Exhibition run dates – March 2021 through 2023

Contact Sonja Campbell for more information (

Prospectus on SAQA website at Call for Regional Exhibitions/Art Quilts2