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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Deeply Rooted Exhibition Finale

   The Deeply Rooted Exhibition is at its final venue on the two year tour. It will be at the Octagon Center for the Arts through October 28,2017. The reception will be held Saturday, August 26, 3-5pm. Stop by and see this beautiful multi regional exhibit and visit with some of the artists. 427 Douglas Ave. Ames, IA    www.octagonarts.org   515-232-5331

     The SAQA regional touring exhibit DEEPLY ROOTED showcases the work of outstanding quilt artists from four Midwest states: Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin.
The exhibit explores what it means to be deeply rooted. How does our connection to nature, community and spirituality nourish us? What is our source of strength in good and in challenging times? The exhibit was juried by international fiber artist Kathyanne White and is comprised of 30 contemporary art quilts encompassing a broad range of styles and techniques.

  The exhibit is co-curated by SAQA Members: Karin Gundlach, IA, Rebecca Kemble, IA Cynthia Levis, NE, Cynthia Wenslow, IL and Pat Kroth, WI.  


Monday, April 24, 2017

Deeply Rooted - Gallery Talks at Great Plains Art Museum, Lincoln Nebraska

Deeply Rooted -SAQA Regional Exhibition 
Gallery Talk at Great Plains Art Museum

There will be a short gallery talk at the Great Plains Art Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska next Friday April 28, 2017 1-1:30 PM. (during SAQA conference) Pat Kroth, Exhibition Co-curator will discuss the curatorial process, highlight selected pieces from the exhibition, and answer questions. Additional speakers include Rebecca Kemble, co-curator, and exhibiting artists: Joann Alberda, Carol Frank, Roz DeBoer and Janet Pittman. Deeply Rooted is a multi regional juried exhibition featuring SAQA artists from Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Nebraska interpreting the theme: Deeply Rooted in the Midwest. The Great Plains Art Museum is located at 1155 Q street, Lincoln,NE across the street from the conference Hotel. Free Admission. Venue Phone number: (402) 472-6220 
Website: http://www.unl.edu/plains/great-plains-art-museum


Kroth   Life Routes
De Boer  Birches




Anderson  Midnight Forest
Bennett Drawing Lessons Dogwood   

Nordlin Lupines 
Nordlin  My Gernmanic Roots




Riggio  Mayapples 



 
Sredl  Thunderstorm on the Illinois Prairie 


Trefethen Little Lake Butte des Morts in Summer 

Wasilowski Sprouts 2

Wenslow Lake County Series July 9

Bishop Cedar Swamp 5

Hughes Rooted in Bedrock 

Cavaness Rooted in History 


Thursday, April 20, 2017

SAQA Stitched Together at IQF

Many thanks to the speakers at our Stitched Together Exhibit Talks at IQF Chicago: Sharon Wright,Colleen Ansbaugh and Laura Wasilowski. Here's a glimpse at the show. It travels to New Visions Gallery,Marshfield Clinic, Marshfield,WI in September 2017.



Frieda Anderson
Roz DeBoer

Sharon Wright


Laura Wasilowski











Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Another Look at Stitched Together

Stitched Together Premiers at IQF Chicago in just 3 days. 30 Art Quilts by 30 SAQA ILWI artists, work by Juror Sharon Wright, and curators Pat Kroth and Cynthia Wenslow. Join us at International Quilt festival Chicago in Rosemont, IL April 6-8,2017.


Sharon Wright   Beat of the Wing
   
Cynthia Wenslow August 8th Lake County Series
Pat Kroth    EbbTide




Monday, April 3, 2017

Stitched Together headed to IQF Chicago

Our Regional Exhibit Stitched Together will be installed in just a few days at IQF Chicago. Here's another sneak peek.
Gwyned Trefethen Sunrise Abstraction
Sherry Turpenoff  A Quiet Family Moment in the Baboon Troop



Laura Wasilowski    Reading Lamp
Maggie Weiss  Sante


Friday, March 31, 2017

Stitched Together coming soon to IQF Chicago

    Only 6 days to go until IQF Premier. Here's another sneak peek at our Regional Exhibit Stitched Together. Donald Stevens Convention Center, April 6-8,2017  
Val Rodelli   Indigenous
Barbara Schneider  Rock River Rhythm
       

Virginia Spiegel   Midwest
Kathleen  Irons Sweeney  Sunset Canyon

Jean Sredl  Lament



Thursday, March 30, 2017

More Views of Stitched Together

     Here's a few more images of Stitched Together- The newest SAQA ILWI  Regional Exhibition premiering at IQF Chicago April 6-8,2017 at Donald Stevens Convention Center Rosemont,IL.

Mary Ellen Heus  Ode to Indigo
Sue Jackan Radiant Roots
       

Jill Kerttula  Diptych Decay
Joy Lavrencik   Abstraction Unraveled




     

Judy Zoelzer Levine Together on the Field of Play
Stephanie Nordlin   Weed