21 November 2010

SAQA email

The jurying is done! No Holds Barred!

The news we have all been waiting for!

Here is the list of Artists whose work has been juried into the "No Holds Barred" Exhibition opening January 20, 2011 at the New England Quilt Museum.

Drum Roll Please !i!i!

Beth Berman
Katya Bessmertnaya
Ann Brauer
Nancy Crasco
Linda B. Dunn
Mary E. Durda
Beverly Fine
Sandy Gregg
Carol Anne Grotrian
Rosemary Hoffenberg
Janice M. Jones
Denise Linet
Jeanne Marklin
Valerie Maser-Flanagan
Wen Redmond
Norma Schlager
Rosalind Spann
Bobbie Sullivan

A huge thanks to all who participated, supported, encouraged, ran errands, picked up supplies, and stayed up late keeping all who worked tirelessly and were able to make the deadline. There is so much that goes on in the background that folks miss but is not going unsung here today. Again thank you all who went for it. Results…There were 115 quilts entered by fifty two artists. Our artists reside in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
We had a note worthy group of seasoned professionals who participated in the jurying. As the process went from beginning to end of the submissions - numerous times, a harmony of works began to form. While the process was everything I hoped for regrettably all entries could not be juried in.
There are plans being worked out right now to produce a catalog. Watch for exciting news and the special way we plan to acknowledge all our artists. We are all excited and pleased with the way this exhibit is coming together. We hope that you will be able to attend the Opening Reception on Saturday, January 29, 2011. Watch for News from the NEQM about all the events that will take place during the exhibit. Come out and see your works in the museum. Come out and support your fellow SAQA members.

Warmest Regards,
Valarie Poitier

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