SAQA IL/WI

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Upcoming Exhibits to see

Bonnie Peterson
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center in Ashland, WI (near Bayfield), 
from September  1 - November 7

Connections: Madison Contemporary Fiber Artists
September 1, - October 31, 2016
UW Arboretum Visitors Center,
Steinhauer Trust Art Gallery
1207 Seminole Highway Madison, WI 53711-3726
https://arboretum.wisc.edu/visit/getting-here/

"Close Reading: Sewn Works by Katherine Kuehn" is a free exhibit at the Chazen Art Museum from now until October 16th. This is the way it's described: "Printer Katherine Kuehn explores words with fabric as matrix and thread as ink in this selection of recent work. She is will discuss her work on September 22 at 5:30 with a reception afterwards."


"Stitching History from the Holocaust" is another free exhibit taking place from September 11-November 13
at the Ruth Davis Design Gallery at the School for Human Ecology (formerly, Home Ec) at 1300 Linden Drive in Madison. Check the hours, as the hours for this building vary quite a bit.
Here's the description: "Dresses and Accessories made from original sketches by HedyStrnad who perished in the Holocaust will be on view. Exhibit created by and on loan from the Jewish Museum Milwaukee. Panel discussion 'The Story Behind the Exhibition' will take place on September 11 at 1:00 with a reception afterwards."


"Quilt Nihon http://wiquiltmuseum.com/exhibits/current-exhibits/quilt-nihon": A display of 32 award-winning quilts from the 12tth Quilt Nihon Exhibition in Japan, the largest international quilting contest in Japan is on exhibit August 18 through November 13, 2016 at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts and Fiber Arts in Cedarburg, WI. There is an admission charge of about $8, and there is said to be considerable road construction which most GPS and Google Maps info gets wrong: apparently, MapQuest provides reliable info around the road construction

Beading Culture: Raised Beadwork and the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin
September 16 - November 6 James Watrous Gallery in Overture Center for the Arts, Madison,WI

Beading Culture showcases the work of Wisconsin Oneida artists dedicated to the survival of one of their most important artistic traditions: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) raised beadwork. Created in partnership with the Oneida Nation Arts Program, the exhibition tells a complex, layered story of cultural resilience and the role of art in defining community.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Still Lifes in Indigo- Exhibit of new work by Barbara Schneider

        Barbara Schneider Solo Exhibit  

e      Please join me for my solo exhibit of  Still Lifes in Indigo – a new series of thread painted textiles on display in the 400 Gallery at The Starline, 400 Front St. Harvard, IL, July 22 from 6-9 pm.                                                            Also happening - the Starline 4th Friday event with open studios, photo and art displays, 
        live music and other fun things.


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         Barbara Schneider
       












Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Expressions in Fiber: 3 Artists- 3 Voices Exhibit: Tinley Park IL

Denise Havlan, Joy Nebo Lavrencik, and Roz DeBoer, three SAQA ILWI fiber artists, are exhibiting their work in Expressions In Fiber: 3 Artists-3 Voices At Tinley Park's Vogt Visual Art Center (VVAC), July 5-30, 2016. The exhibit, Expressions In Fiber 3 Artists, 3 Voices, will feature over 40 pieces of diverse fiber art, including wall pieces and free-standing works.  
The opening artist reception will be July 8, 2016 from 7-9 pm and include a jazz concert in the gazebo on the grounds. 
Vogt Visual Art Center 17420 67th Ct Tinley Park, IL
Hours: Tuesday 7-9 pm, Wednesday 4-7 pm, Thursday 11 am-2 pm, 7-9 pm,
Friday 11 am- 4 pm,Saturday 11 am- 4 pm  Or by appointment at: 708-309-4371



Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Stitched Together Exhibition Entry Reminder



 SAQA ILWI Stitched Together   Regional Touring Exhibition Entry Reminder
Entries are coming in! Don't Miss Out!
 Online Entry closes July 1,2016. Midnight.

Revised entry requirements:
Horizontal measurements: 24”- 50” (width) x 30”- 72” Vertical (height)
No “created by” date.
The exhibit has been accepted to Marshfield Clinic New Visions Gallery for Fall 2017. And Fineline Creative Arts Center, St Charles, IL for Spring 2018.
Other venues are in the proposal process. The exhibit will tour until Fall 2018.
Each participant will receive a free exhibition catalog.

 Enter today!
Pat Kroth and Cynthia Wenslow,  Co-Curators, SAQA ILWI  Stitched Together

Thursday, June 23, 2016

SAQA ILWI Stitched Together Regional Touring Exhibition

 SAQA ILWI Stitched Together  Regional Touring Exhibition
 Don't forget to enter! Online Entry closes July 1,2016. Midnight.

Revised entry requirements:
Horizontal measurements: 24”- 50” (width) x 30”- 72” Vertical (height)
No “created by” date.
The exhibit has been accepted to Marshfield Clinic New Visions Gallery for Fall 2017. And Fineline Creative Arts Center, St Charles, IL for Spring 2018.
Other venues are in the proposal process. The exhibit will tour until Fall 2018.
Each participant will receive a free exhibition catalog.

Don't delay- Enter today!
Pat Kroth and Cynthia Wenslow,  Co-Curators, SAQA ILWI  Stitched Together
krothp@juno.com        cynthia@cynthiawenslow.com
SAQA ILWI work in Deeply Rooted Exhibit at IQF Chicago

Saturday, June 18, 2016

IMPORTANT SAQA ILWI Stitched Together Prospectus and Venue Update

IMPORTANT!  SAQA ILWI Stitched Together Prospectus and Venue update
You spoke- we listened! We are adapting the size requirements for the Stitched Together exhibit.
Horizontal measurements: 24”- 50” (width) x 30”- 72” Vertical (height)
No “created by” date.
The exhibit has been accepted to Marshfield Clinic New Visions Gallery for Fall 2017. And Fineline Creative Arts Center, St Charles, IL for Spring 2018.

Other venues are in the proposal process. The exhibit will tour until Fall 2018.
Don’t miss this opportunity to show your work in our new regional traveling exhibition.
Remember each participant will receive a free exhibition catalog.
Online Entry closes July 1,2016. Midnight.

Thanks much! Can’t wait to see our new exhibit.
 Our juror Sharon Wright is anxious to view the entries!

Pat Kroth and Cynthia Wenslow,  Co-Curators, SAQA ILWI  Stitched Together


Monday, June 6, 2016

Studio Meeting in Mundelein ,IL with Shelley Brucar Please RSVP



SAQA ILWI June 2016 News Flash
Don’t forget to RSVP

June 14,2016 10:30AM  Tuesday, Studio visit and Meeting Shelley Brucar 3071 Rockwell Circle, Mundelein, IL Grand Dominion Development, Enter from Hawley or Rte 176 west of Rt 60/83.Cell: 847-921-4363- studio meeting and hands-on, bring a lunch dish to pass and work and /or brags to share.  SAQA Trunk Show D. Small supply list: Shelley will do a creativity-inspiring 30 minute collage.  People need to bring a canvas board no larger than 8x10 and magazines. She has a no shoes house but can provide fuzzy slippers!
Please RSVP Pat Kroth krothp@juno.com or Shelley:  shelley.brucar@yahoo.com

Shelley Brucar  Venetian Reflections III