Sunday, May 1, 2011

SAQA Ohio Members Juried into Prestigious Exhibitions

SAQA Ohio Member Debra Bentley of Xenia, Ohio has had her work, JUNE'S DEMENTIA - A LIFE UNRAVELED juried into the prestigious Sacred Threads exhibition taking place in Washington DC from June 22 to July 4, 2011. This is a very special quilt, honoring the life of her mother.


June's Dementia - A Life Unraveled

detail - June's Dementia - A life Unraveled

The work of SAQA Ohio member, Kris Worthington, was juried into The Ohio Designer Craftsmen Show, Best of 2011. The show takes place from May 1, 2011 to June 15, 2011 at The Ohio Designer Craftsmen building at 1665 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43212. phone 614- 486-7119. Kris' work may be viewed on her website Congratulation to both of these amazing artists!


SAQA Ohio Cincinnati Parlour Meeting Saturday June 18, 2011

SAQA Ohio member, Carole Staples, will be hosting a Parlour Meeting for SAQA Ohio members at the West Chester Library, 9363 Centre Point Drive, West Chester, Ohio 45069, phone 513-777-3131. The event will take place from 11 AM to 3 PM. To date, the agenda will include a presentation on the SAQA Visioning Conference, a Show and Tell Session, a quilt swap, and tentatively scheduled is the unveiling of The SAQA Trunk Show exhibition.

Members may bring guests, but seating is limited to 50 so please make a reservation with Carole at to reserve a seat. Attendees are asked to bring a food item to share for a potluck luncheon, examples of their work to share with the group, and a 5" x 7" mini quilt that somehow incorporates a symbol of friendship to swap.

Carole Staples work is fantastic. If you are not familiar with her art, check it out at

I hope you will support our members and enjoy the SAQA events being planned for Ohio SAQA members. More events are in the works. If you would like to host a parlour meeting, have questions, concerns, comments, or news, please contact me.

Sue King, Ohio SAQA Rep.

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