Saturday, February 23, 2019

So wonderful to see these two beautiful art quilts featured as SAQA shares news about our artists and their work all around the world - Beautiful Mita and Helena!

A Celebration of Color


Quilt Festival Chicago announced A Celebration of Color winners. This annual judged competition is open to quilters working in any style, and who like to play with color to create a vibrant work. Congratulations to SAQA members Carol Morrissey who won First Place in the Art Category and Helena Scheffer for her Best in Show win!

If you're interested in entering other Quilt Festival special exhibitions, see the calls for entries listed on their website.

BEST OF SHOW ($1,000 AWARD)
Kilauea (86" x 70") by Helena Scheffer of Beaconsfield, Quebec, Canada 
 
FIRST PLACE, TRADITIONAL CATEGORY
($500 AWARD)


Raindrops (69" x 79") by Ana Blickenderfer
of Charles City, Iowa
 
FIRST PLACE, MODERN CATEGORY
($500 AWARD)


Fractured Rainbow (67" x 67")
by Amy Kidd
of Natick, Massachusetts 
FIRST PLACE, ART CATEGORY ($500 AWARD)
Hips and Sepals (59" x 45") by Carol Morrissey of Double Oak, Texas  
 
HONORABLE MENTION
Beautiful Taiwan - Fushoushan Farm 
(57" x 46")
by Hsi-Chen Hsu
of New Taipei City, Taiwan
See these and all of the quilts in the "A Celebration of Color" exhibit atQuilt Festival Chicago, March 28-30, in Rosemont, Illinois. 
 
VIEW ALL SPECIAL EXHIBITS HERE >>


Make Time to see an Exhibition!