Thursday, January 23, 2014

Trisha Hassler Featured in Surface Design Journal

The Winter issue of Surface Design Journal is focusing on mixed media textile works.  The opening article, “Consider the Alternatives” is a feature on the work of SAQA Oregon member Trisha Hassler written by Sarah Margolis-Pineo, of the Museum of Contemporary Craft here in Portland.  The Journal should arrive in your mailbox this week.  Congratulations, Trisha!

Yes, There Is Some Fear Involved
Mixed media by Trisha Hassler.
We Don't Have All the Answers
Mixed media by Trisha Hassler

Call for Conference Volunteers

The first-ever SAQA Oregon Conference on March 6, 2014 in Newberg, OR, is fast approaching! If you plan to attend the conference (and we hope you all do), please consider volunteering to help with one of the tasks that will need to be done on the day of the conference. We are looking for help with the following:
Greeting and registration from 8.30 a.m. onwards - one person to greet people as they arrive, and two people to process registrations.
Four people to take down tables in the gallery following lunch.
Four people to help with takedown after the conference.
If you are willing to help with any of these tasks, please email:
Thanks so much. We look forward to seeing you at the conference. We have a great program set up!
Elizabeth Bamberger
SAQA Oregon Co-representative

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Weidner Gets Cover of NQA Magazine

"If Van Gogh Were a Quilter:  Starry Night over Sisters" by SAQA member Naomi Weidner, of Albany, Oregon is on the cover of the National Quilt Association's Winter II 2013 magazine. For more information, click here.