Friday, February 26, 2016

A Wee Bit o' News

Gloria Daly
Photo credit:
Vancouver IslandSurface Design Association
Congratulations! to B.C. member Gloria Daly, whose piece entitled "Detained -- Denied -- Displaced" is one of thirty-nine pieces selected for the SAQA exhibit, Stories of Migration: Contemporary Artists Interpret Diaspora, which will open at The Textile Museum -- part of the new George Washington University Museum -- on April 16, 2016, showing until September 4, 2016.

Gloria is not only a member of SAQA, but also of the Vancouver Island SDA (B.C. Regional SDA), Fibre Art Network, and the Articulation group of textile artists.

You can read more about this new SAQA exhibit HERE.

In the PODs...

The Calgary-area POD is busy preparing for its up-coming local exhibit, Road Trip, to take place at the Fish Creek Library in Calgary, April 17 - 30th.

Less than a month after their exhibit, the POD is hosting a workshop with Martha Cole: "When Collage and Artist Meet" -- May 12 - 16.  Earlier this month there were a couple of spots left...but it may be full by now.

The next Calgary Area POD meeting will be March 22; a reminder will be sent to the Region by e-mail closer to the date.

Stay tuned for more information!

The Lower Mainland, B.C. POD is also hosting a workshop -- April 9, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Elements Casino, Fraser Downs, 17755 - 60th Avenue, Surrey.  The title is "What was I Thinking? -- An Introduction to Quilt Judging" and the facilitators, Judy Villett and Joyce Brown are both trainers in the Canadian Quilters' Association Quilt Judge Certification Program.  Register by e-mail to Katie Stein Sather:  

The next Lower Mainland POD meeting will be March 16.  Again, a reminder will be sent to the Region via e-mail closer to the date.

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