Week In Review 2021 – 04/23

No studio time this week. Lot’s of artist camaraderie and inspiration. I am attending SAQA‘s annual conference. This year the conference is in Oceania, but I only have to travel as far as my home office to participate. There are blessings in this pandemic and being able to learn about SAQA’s Australian and New Zealand… Continue reading Week In Review 2021 – 04/23

Week in Review 2021 – 01/08

If you follow my blog then you know my work normally involves intricate piecing and takes months to create. It trends towards mid-sized or even large pieces. Out of the Ashes, aka Cautiously Optimistic is quintessential me. So, it may came as a surprise when you read about this week’s project. The Problem My studio… Continue reading Week in Review 2021 – 01/08

Week in Review 2020 – 05/22

In a world that is constantly changing, one thing hasn’t changed, SAQA’s annual benefit auction. Well, that may be a bit of stretch. I don’t have easy access to SAQA’s archive’s, but I do recall the first SAQA auction from my memory and it is quite different from how things are done today. My admittedly… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 05/22

Week in Review 2020 – 04/24

Where do your priorities lie? I’m finding this question more and more difficult to answer with each shelter in place day. My priorities seem to flit from laser focus to laser focus the way a hummingbird sips nectar from one flower to the next only to dart over to a completely different garden. The upshot… Continue reading Week in Review 2020 – 04/24

Week in Review 2019 – 09/27

SAQA Auction Update Every September SAQA hosts an online reverse auction of 12″ x 12″ art quilts. SAQA’s talented pool of member artists contributed 443 artworks this week. Proceeds from the auction support the work SAQA does promoting the art quilt as a fine art medium. This year there were 3 different sessions, each containing… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 09/27

Week in Review 2019 – 09/20

My Neighbor's Shed detail

Every September SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) holds a reverse auction. This year’s auction is in full swing. The work available to bid on, by amazing fiber artists from around the globe, is just as phenomenal as always. The funds support SAQA’s projects and programs, designed to further SAQA’s mission, promoting the art quilt. There… Continue reading Week in Review 2019 – 09/20