The NEW MEXICO Region of SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) is here to support and promote professional fiber artists and teachers as well as quilters working to develop their fine art skills. New NM SAQA members, please contact Gale Oppenheim-Pietrzak
NM Regional Representative
Studio Art Quilt Associates
email@example.com to receive the newsletter.
Hip Stitch is located near the intersection of Wyoming and Menaul NE – near Hoffmantown. There is parking at the store lot and also in the small strip mall across the street.
By this meeting, the deadline for entering a piece in Life Along the Rio Grande will be past and those who have pieces accepted will have been notified. If you do have a piece in this show, you can bring it to this meeting and turn it into Betty.
Also our show, Healing Quilts, has returned from a wonderful tour. Betty will have these quilts ready for pick-up on the 18thas well.
Look at the SAQA New Mexico Blog for information and contact Schatzi Brimer (firstname.lastname@example.org) with updates.
LIFE ALONG THE RIO GRANDE ENTRY FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS
Entries will be accepted beginning at 12:01 am MST on November 10, 2017.
Entry fee payment links and shipping instructions will be sent with your acceptance note beginning November 12.
The first 35 entries to come in will be accepted, the rest will be placed on a waiting list.
Please complete the following form and email it and your images back to Betty Busby at email@example.com
artist statement- 100 words max:
sale price :
Note: SAQA does not take a percentage of sales for regional exhibitions. However, each venue will, the commission for each ranges from 20-40%- price your work accordingly. Work must not be sold privately during the run of the show, and sale prices may not be changed.
However, work may be withdrawn between venues if you choose.
insurance value if not for sale : you must include this if your work is NFS
artist statement- 100 word maximum:
Photo image instructions-
images should be labeled with the artist's last name, followed by the title of the work.
Include one with all edges of the piece showing, and one detail image.
Images should be a minimum of 1800 pixels on the longest side.
Do NOT send images in the body of the email, they need to be sent as attachments.
Quality images are important- we plan to publish a catalog of the show, poor quality images may be excluded.
Original work only- kits and patterns not accepted.
We are in need of 2 people to represent SAQA at the Fiber Art Fiesta meetings. Thanks to Rod Daniel for doing this the last 2 years, but now he needs to bow out. If interested contact Gale or Lynn
Kathryn Lazier in our representative to Fiber Arts Education committee. A spring show is planned for April 7 & 8, 2018 titled Earth Wind and Fiber. Look for exhibit info on the blog.
Structural Diversity: Made in New Mexico ended its run at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe in August. 20 pieces from the show will appear at IQF in Houston as a special exhibit.
Natural Healing is coming back to NM the end of September after a great run, being shown at National Institutes of Health, University of Michigan and the University of Chicago.
Life Along the Rio Grande: The entry form and instructions for this upcoming show will be sent in a separate group email in October. Detailed information on the call for entry can be found on the SAQA website here- http://www.saqa.com/calendar-detail.php?ID=5480. Hope you are all working on entries as Vicki Conley has lined up some fabulous venues for it. The opening for this show will be April 6, 2018 in Las Cruces at the Branigan Art Center. That same night, also in Las Cruces, Seeds for SAQA will have its opening reception at the Farm and Ranch Museum. Sounds like a fun weekend to be down south.