And SAQA is strongly represented in the halls.
First of all, "Two by Twenty", the juried exhibition of two quilts each by twenty SAQA members, is on display.
|Caryle Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Reflections|
|Pat Bishop, two studies of cranes|
Right next to it, the group International Threads, consisting entirely of SAQA members, is showing a selection of their quilts worked to set challenges.
|a view into the gallery of International Threads|
Several SAQA members have their own galleries.
|Willy Doreleijers (NL)|
|Chantal Guillermet (FR)|
|Elisabeth Nacenta de la Croix (CH)|
|Elisabeth Michello-Dutheil (CH)|
|Gillian Travis (UK)|
|Isabelle Wiessler (GER)|
|Dijanne Cevaal (AUS)|
|Caroline Higgs (UK)|
|Ina G. Statescu|
And several SAQA members have numerous pieces on display in the galleries consisting of assorted collections: Stitched Art Textile, Elements, Fifteen by Fifteen, Golden Textures of Australia, Crossroads.
|Brenda Gael-Smith in Golden Textures of Australia|
SAQA members have entered into the contest:
|Els Mommers in front of her entry for the contest 'Liberté' -|
she won 2nd prize. Congratulations!
SAQA member Claire Passmore is first prize winner in the category for the larger sizes in the contest. Congratulations, Claire!
|Claire Passmore, "We walk together", 1st prize winner|
And perhaps the winner of first prize in one of the other categories of the contest, will be signing up as a new SAQA member before the show is over...