Monday, December 31, 2012

Scenes from a Meeting

Select photos from a very BRIGHT and sunny morning at the Lyric, our perennial meeting space in St. Paul, on Nov. 17. Pictured top to bottom: The group examining various works by members; discussion of Jean Judd's work; Peggy Wright's incredible beading and fabric art; group examining more work by Peggy during Show N Tell; detail of works on view.
Happy New Year everyone! Our next SAQA MN meeting happens on January 19, 10:30am at The Lyric. Please put it on your calendar! 
Another note: Just got my postcard today for "A Common Thread: Textile Center Members Exhibition," running Jan. 18-March 2, 2013. SAQA MN has a bunch of members in this show! The reception is January 18, 6 to 8pm, the night before our meeting. Hope to see you there! 

Friday, December 7, 2012

Jean M. Judd, Elk River Area Arts Alliance, Arts in Harmony, 2013 International Juried Art exhibition

The Elk River Area Arts Alliance has announced textile artist Jean M. Judd of Cushing, Wisconsin as one of the artists selected for inclusion in the Arts in Harmony, 2013 International Juried Art exhibition. Artwork selected for inclusion in the exhibit includes: Scribble #2: Black Pathways.  This year is Judd’s sixth being included in this prestigious exhibition.
Exhibit juror Curt Pederson, Curator of Exhibits and Collections at the American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis has selected artworks from one of the largest submission pools ever received. The exhibit opens on February 4, 2013 and is open through March 28, 2013. The artists' reception and awards presentation (over $10,000) is on February 10, 2013 from 1 to 3:30pm. 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 18th year. Visit the Arts Alliance web site,, for more information about the organization, exhibitions, etc.  Exhibition Director is Mr. Robert Meyer.