By Jan Wallace
Quilters are always curious about what’s new and what’s happening in the quilting world. Going to shows is limited by travel and cancellations, but there are some possibilities.
IN ALASKA Fall 2020
Sept 4-29-- “Playing with Shapes” by Diane Melms
Georgia Blue Gallery, 3555 Arctic Blvd C-5, Anchorage
4 Alaskan Art Quilters were accepted in the Regional SAQA exhibit “Shifting Tides”. It is currently still scheduled to come to Alaska.
Sept- International Gallery of Contemporary Art
427 D Street, Anchorage
Wed 12-4, Thurs 4-8, Fri & Sat 12-4
Oct - Pratt Museum, 3779 Bartlett Street, Homer
Tues- Sat 12-5
OUT of ALASKA----actually in cyberspace
Want to learn a new technique or history about quilting activities?
There are webinars on Fabric sourcing, how to use tools such as EQ7 or the TinLizzie, Story Swing coats about Civil Rights Era, etc.
Go to the website of your favorite national group or museum and check out the current displays. Most of these are slide shows with close-ups sometimes. A few have videos to watch. Listed below are some sources.
www.quiltcon.com “Quiltcon 2020 Winners”
www.quilts.com check out Quilt Gallery
www.road2ca.com look at 2020 Contest winners
www.saqa.com “Layered and Stitched: 50 years of Innovative Art”
“Masterworks: Abstract and Geometric”
“Forced to Flee” -8 short videos
“Connecting Our Natural Worlds” -video