Sunday, January 23, 2011


A reminder that the Evening Star Quilters ART QUILT CHALLENGE is due at the January meeting.  Remember, art quilts are subjective in nature and an expression of the maker.  ... if you think it’s ART, then it’s ART.  The minimum size is larger than  225 square inches ( 15x15)  but can be any shape or dimension.   No maximum size limits.  

Speaking of Art Quilts, have you ever visited the Studio Art Quilt Associates website? You can find it at .  SAQA was started byYvonne Porcella in 1989, and it has grown since then to “become an even greater resource and advocate for all of the SAQA membership.”

Locally, the Michigan Quilt Artists Invitational exhibit is preparing for their last exhibit with the theme of “Art of the Kitchen.

The remaining traveling schedule for MQAI is:

South of the Border Themed Quilts - 2011

Feb-Mar White Lake Library

Apr - Art Reach of Mt Pleasant

May-June Artworks in Big Rapids

July-Aug Cedarville Historical Museum

Sept-Oct Marquette Library

Nov - 1/2 Livonia Civic Center 1/2 Menominee Library

Dec - 1/2 Waterford "

South of the Border Themed Quilts - 2012

Jan Flint Schools

Feb-Mar Oakland County Center

Apr-June U of M Hospital

July-Aug Charlevoix Library

Sept - Return to Artists

Art of the Kitchen Themed Quilts - 2011

Sept Greater Flint Arts Council - Opening Sept 9

Oct-Nov Ann Arbor Library

Dec Southfield Library

Art of the Kitchen Themed Quilts – 2012

Jan Ortonville Library

Feb-Mar White Lake Library

Apr-June (Waiting for confirmation)

July-Aug Cedarville Historical Museum

Sept - Return to Artists

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