Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Bird's Eye View Opens at the Vancouver White Sturgeon Gallery

Bird's Eye View, a exhibit by High Fiber Diet, features the work of several SAQA Oregon members: Terry Grant, Mary Arnold, Chris Brown, Bonnie Bucknam, Gerrie Congdon, Shirley MacGregor, Karen Miller, Deanna Robinson, and Laura Jaszkowski.  The exhibit will be on display at the White Sturgeon Art Gallery at the Water Resources Education Center, 4600 SE Columbia Way in Vancouver, Washington, July 10 through August 28, 2010. The Gallery is open 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Saturday.  Admission is free. The opening reception is Saturday, July 10 from 2 - 4 pm at the Gallery. Shown above is Rock Garden by Mary Arnold (photo by Mark Frey).

Monday, June 14, 2010

Currents Gallery McMinnville Call for Entries

Fiber Artists are invited to submit up to 2 pieces for the Fall Fibers Show at Currents Gallery in McMinnville, Oregon.  Wearable art, clothing, 3-d pieces, wall hangings, quilts, and other fiber work can be submitted. Pieces may be delivered to the gallery between Monday, August 30th and Saturday, September 6th.  All pieces will be juried in person on September 7th.  See the gallery's website for complete details and entry form.  The show will open on September 18th.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

Portland Area SAQA Meeting at The Pine Needle

The June 9 Portland area SAQA meeting was attended by 13 people, including 1 student member and 1 non member. We got acquainted and discussed what we would like to gain from ongoing meetings. We agreed to next meet on September 8 at 1pm-3pm at The Pine Needle in Lake Oswego.  Each member should bring a piece of their work to show and discuss.

Many thanks to Geri at The Pine Needle for offering us a meeting place.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Jean Wells Keenan Inducted into Quilters Hall of Fame

Jean Wells Keenan will be inducted into the Quilters Hall of Fame in July.  QHF has written a wonderful article about Jean's background and contributions to the quilting community.  Click here to read the article. 

The induction ceremony takes place July 15-17, 2010 in Marion, IN.  Click here for all the details.