Pre-Order Explorations Catalog
and Show Announcement
The MA/RI Regional exhibition, Explorations: Journeys in Creativity: Inside The Quilt Artist's Studio, Part 1, will debut on October 13, 2018 at the New England Quilt Museum (NEQM), 18 Shattuck St, Lowell, MA at 1pm. A MA/RI meeting is planned at NEQM prior to the opening at 12 noon. PLEASE NOTE THIS CHANGE IN MEETING TIME! All are welcome to the meeting as well.
Lightening Talks from five artists will be a part of the opening reception/meeting:
Agusta Agustsson (MA) Intuitive Quilting
Madalene Murphy (MA) Leading Questions: How Did I Get From There to Here?"
Susan V. Polansky (MA) The Many Layers of Photoshop, Quilts, and Meaning
Catherine Whall Smith (CT) “How a Multi-Tasking Fiber Artist Really Works” or, “Getting the piece ready for the Hand Quilting seems like a sedentary activity - BUT IT’S NOT!”
Nancy Turbitt (RI) Solving Problems with Technique
You won't want to miss these interesting Lightening Talks!
Also showing at NEQM will be Susan Carlson, including her amazing crocodile, in the Main Gallery and Salley Mavor's exhibit, "Liberty and Justice: New Artwork by Salley Mavor". Many of you will not want to miss this amazing opening day at NEQM.
The Explorations catalog is finally complete and it is marvelous! Thanks go to the team of Allison Wilbur, Dixie Walker and Jeanne Holtzman for countless hours of work. The full color catalog for "Explorations: Journeys in Creativity: Inside the Quilt Artist's Studio" can be pre-ordered for pick up at the October 13 MA/RI meeting and opening reception at NEQM. The 160 page full color catalog is priced at $24.95 and includes a 6-page section for each of the 24 artists detailing their chosen technique.
The SAQA artist's and their techniques included in the catalog are:
Agusta Agustsson - printing with gelatin plate
Sue Bleiweiss - raw edge fusible appliqué
Ann Brauer - quilt-as-you-go
Diane Cadrain - thread painting and felting
Sue Colozzi - layered fabric collage
Judy Dales - curved piecing
Janis Doucette - eco printing
Diane English - improvisational piecing
Janice Jones - surface embellishment
Mary-Ellen Latino - digital image manipulation and shibori, discharge & vat dyes
Marya Lowe - improvisational piecing
Jeanne Marklin - fabric dyeing
Valerie Maser-Flanagan - improvisational piecing
Sharon McCartney - printing and image transfer
Suzanne Munroe - painting/portraiture
Madalene Murphy - fabric manipulation
Susan V. Polansky - photoshop composition and fabric collage
Wen Redmond - digital photo manipulation and paste mediums
Cheryl Rezendes - surface design and hand embroidery
Diane Sheckells - applique and perle cotton embroidery
Catherine Whall Smith - hand quilting from reverse
Sarah Ann Smith - fused collage
Timna Tarr - applique and machine quilting
Nancy Turbitt - surface design with markers
To preorder, please email how many you want to purchase including your order total to Nancy Turbitt (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Oct 1. Please bring payment with you to pick up your catalogs at the NE Quilt Museum on October 13, in the form of a check made out to SAQA. No catalogs will be mailed by Allison or Nancy, PICK-UP ONLY at NEQM on October 13.
1 book = $24.95
Sales of the catalog will support future programs and exhibitions in the MA/RI region. If you are unable to pre-order and pick up the catalog at the opening, catalogs will also be available through the New England Quilt Museum gift shop during both segments of the exhibition in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019, and part of the proceeds will go to help the museum.
If you can’t pre-order or buy through the museum (remember this is the best way to support our region), the catalog will also be available online through Amazon. A link will soon be available to order directly from Amazon.
If you have any questions about pre-ordering email Nancy. (email@example.com)
Hope you are as excited as we are about this amazing exhibit and catalog. Please use social media or your blog or website, to get the word of the opening reception and catalog out. See you at the opening!