AK SAQA April 2017 Meeting

The April 2017 AK SAQA Regional Meeting was held on Tuesday April 11 at the Kaladi Brothers on Brayton. 

We had a great turn out—Maria Shell Cat Larrea , Carrie Payne Gail Ramsay  Jeannie Bench, Amy Meissner,  Bonny Riveria, Barb Hanson, and Gene Looman were in attendance.

Amy Meissner gave a great presentation on a public art project she spent many years making happen.  You can read the full story here on her blog .

We discussed the details of our fall juried members show Art Cloth North III at the blue hollomon gallery. The details about submitting work are being finalized . This information will be sent to all members later this spring. If you are hoping to make new work to submit for consideration, the tentative deadline for submissions is August 15, 2017. 

Show Tell was great as always.

Jeannie Bench shared two new pieces.

Gene Looman showed his current thread work.

Bonny Riveria shared new work from her birch wood series.

Carrie Payne has given her signature girls rain boots for the season.

At the end of the meeting Carrie gave us our pieces back from the AK SAQA Regional Members Show at the Girdwood Visual Arts Center. 

We hope you will join us in May. We will be meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 10AM to 12PM at the Kaladi Brothers on Brayton.  Upcoming meeting will include a short presentation from SAQA member Gail Ramsay on an Elementary School Quilt Project she did.

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