lofty quilts and high art

Salli McQuaid: Bad,
​36 x 36", 2009

​​​​​HONORS AND AWARDS

2007-present
Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA):
affiliationns in order:1.member, 2.Professional Artist Member 3.Juried Artist Member

2014
"Wrinkles Along the Lines of Time," Walla Walla Valley Quilt Festival challenge quilt, second place.
2013
"Adventures in Color," Walla Walla Valley Quilt Festival, First place, Challenge Quilts, Maggie Ball, Juror. 
2012-14
SAQA Washington State Regional Representative
Focus on Fiber Arts Associates Biennial, “Places," Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, third place
2011
Woodlands Area Quilt Guild exhibition, "Blooming Crazy for Quilts," The Woodlands, TX USA, third place
2010
Focus on Fibre Arts Associates Biennial "Green," Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Second Place Cash Award
1988
Foremost Art Critic, San Jose Art League, San Jose, CA
1982
Works Gallery, San Jose, CA, honorable mention
1979
Photographer, “Valley News Tribune,” Eugene, OR, UP State Newspaper award,
​“best photography”
1980
Lane County Fair, Eugene OR, Grand First: Art, Div/2nd & 3rd, cash awards
1977
Hayward Area Festival of the Arts, Hayward, CA, honorable mention

MY PUBLICATIONS 

• 2013: Editor-Designer: “I'm Not Crazy: Stigma Revealed,” Tranquil Press,
​ Charleston,  SC: 47pp.
• 2012: “Naked 2: Quilted Confessions of a  Savaged Artist,” Tranquil Press,
​ Charleston, SC, 2012, 40pp.
• 2011: “Naked: Quilted Confessions of a Renegade Artist,” Tranquil Press,
​ Charleston, SC, 24 pp.