Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Regional News from Robynne Cole and Dwayne Wanner on happenings in and around the Toronto West Region of Central Canada... mark your calendars!

HELLO ALL SAQA Central Canada Members

 SAQA Central Canada Regional Meeting 
 Art Gallery of Burlington 
 Sunday April 10, 2016 from 1:00 to 3:00 
Find us in the Craft Room

Dr. Denis Longchamps the Chief Curator for the Art Gallery of Burlington will join us to discuss Fibre Art in the third millennium, What makes a Work of Fibre, a Work of Art? 

With examples, he will outline how various artists are pushing the boundaries of the medium through originality and research and explain how John Willard’s quilts are works of art.  One of our draw prizes that day will be an annual membership for the Art Gallery of Burlington

AND - news of FIBRE CONTENT 2016

The 3rd Biennial Fibre Content Show will be held at the Art Gallery of Burlington from Sept 8th to the 18th


  • At the April 10th meeting we will have rack cards and posters for you take to help us promote the show and the opportunity to enter.  

  • In the meantime, if you are willing to share a Save the Date poster and Call for Entry to post at local galleries, guilds and stores, that would be very helpful. Please email Robynne for the copy of the poster to print and distribute in your area.     robynnecole@sympatico.ca

One more thing to note in your calendars, our fall meeting date will be Sunday October 16th, 2016, when Karen Cummings will have her solo show, developed during her John Willard Residency program at the AGB on display and she will speak with us about her development as an artist through this experience.

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting on April 10th.
Please assist us with planning the room arrangements appropriately by sending an RSVP email if you will be able to join us.

Best regards
Robynne Cole  robynnecole@sympatico.ca
and Dwayne Wanner,SAQA Central Canada Co Rep   Dwanner@sympatico.ca
Fibre Content Show Manager and Chairman