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Art & Photography

Acquiring Your Own Voice

Demystifying Composition

Where Can You Learn Art Fundamentals?

Derivative Art Quilts

To Border or Not to Border

An Overview of the Principles and Elements of Design

Craft vs Art

Reinventing Gee’s Bend Quilts in the Name of Art


Preparing Your Digital Images for Juried Exhibition

Submitting Photos to SAQA Publications

Business & Marketing


Promotional Materials

Forecasting, Planning and Budgeting

Accounting: The Art of Record Keeping for Artists

Distribution Channels

Achieving Recognition

Should quilters provide artist's statements?

Understanding Copyright Law

Copyrights and quilting


Certified Quilt Appraisers

Customer Service

Record Keeping


Shipping Internationally with Carnets

Finishing and Packing Techniques for Professional Presentation

Shipping 3D artwork

Press Releases:

How to write a press release

Creating a press release with a wizard

Advice from member Jake Finch about press releases

Sample Press Release

Pricing Artwork:

Methods of Pricing

Strategies for Pricing your Artwork

Pricing Your Artwork

What Are You Really Earning?


Professional Development

Guidelines for becoming a Juried Artist Member

Getting Started Teaching

Sample Teaching Contract 



Learn To Analyze Your Own Work

Self-Assessment Sheet

Proposed critique process

Your Inner Critic

Studio Setup

Studio Electricity & Lighting

Tips on Building a Design Wall


Exhibition Planning

SAQA Exhibition Guidelines

How the Exhibition Committee Develops a Show

Lifecycle of a SAQA Exhibition - slideshow

Lifecycle of a SAQA Exhibition - webinar (members only)

Entering Juried Exhibits

Grow Your Own Exhibition Opportunities

Exhibition Organization

Creating Your First Exhibition

Curating the Exhibition

Mounting and Matting Art Quilts

Framing art quilts

Walker System

How to Make a Hanging Sleeve / Rod Pocket



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