Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Jean M. Judd juried into Arts in Harmony 2012 International

The Elk River Area Arts Alliance has included textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin as one of the artists in the Arts in Harmony 2012 International Juried art exhibition. Artwork selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes: Contaminated Water #1 and Contaminated Water #2: Pond Scum. This time is Judd’s fifth being included in this prestigious exhibition.

Contaminated Water #1

Contaminated Water #2: Pond Scum.

Exhibit juror Peter Spooner, Curator of the Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota – Duluth has selected 161 artworks from a submission pool of 570. The exhibit opens on February 6, 2012 and is open through March 29, 2012. The artists' reception and awards presentation is on February 12, 2012 from 1 to 3:30 pm. The address for the exhibition is:

Sherburne County Government Center
13880 US Highway 10
Elk River, Minnesota 55330

This exhibition is the largest juried fine art exhibition in the state of Minnesota and is in its 17th year. Visit the Arts Alliance web site, www.elkriverart.org for more information about the organization, exhibitions, etc. The exhibition's director is Mr. Robert Meyer.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Identity: Context & Reflection

Registration for "Identity: Context and Reflection," the joint SAQA/SDA Conference is continuing to go quickly!
  • Sandra Sider's critique session (both participant and observer groups) is now completely filled.
  • There is only one space left in Lorraine Glessner's workshop and several others are filling up fast!

Conference: March 30 - April 1, 2012
Workshops: April 2-4, 2012

March 30 - Full day of lecture and panel presentations PLUS the Opening of Art Quilt Elements.
March 31 - Full day of tours of FiberPhiladelphia 2012 PLUS the Opening of Outside/Inside the Box.
April 1 - Morning lecture and panel presentations, followed by an optional critique session.
April 2-4 - Choice of Three-Day Workshops.

Conference will be held at Philadelphia Marriott West, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

NOTE: If you're traveling from a distance, consider adding a few extra days to your trip. Philadelphia has some of the best art museums in the world, and New York City is an easy 1.5 hour train ride away.

Jennifer's Note: If anyone in SAQA MN is registered or planning to register, please let us know!

Interesting Swarovski Competition

from Peggy Wright

Follow link for pdf brochure and entry information. Thanks!
June 1, 2012 Entry Deadline

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Attention SAQA MN Artists:

Please send me your preferred website address so I can link your name in the membership column (of this blog) with your website. Thanks very much!
Jen S.