04.05.2021 - 06.27.2021

Created as a group exhibit to shine a light on the issues facing the Pacific Ocean today, Shifting Tides is a collection of work by 45 artists chosen from the seven Pacific-facing regions of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA). An international organization that promotes the quilt as an art form, SAQA has a history of inviting artists to explore topical, sometimes controversial topics.

With this latest show, the organization’s west-coast members explore the earth’s largest ecosystem. Ranging widely in content and technique; drawing on realism, abstract, and nonrepresentational depictions. The pieces were chosen from more than 160 SAQA artist submissions. Curated by renowned textile artist, Ann Johnston, the exhibit offers a variation of style and context about the plight of oceans and the communities they support.

Whether you want to learn more about the issues plaguing the Pacific Ocean, crave a forum that amplifies your concerns, or just want to immerse yourself in images of its beauty, Shifting Tides: Convergence in Cloth promises to deliver.

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04.30.2021 AT 7:00 PM

05.21.2021 AT 11:00 AM

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