PRESS: ARTICLES, REVIEWS, TELEVISION 


2015
Annie Charnley Eveland, "WW woman' fabric art focus of Houston Exhibit," Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, p.C5, Nov. 24, 2015
"Artist Salli McQuaid Shows Out of My Inner Mind Art," The Paper: The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe & North Houston, TX, areas, Dec. 2015
2014
"Quilt Artist to Present Provocative Art Show in The Woodlands," The Paper: The Woodlands, Spring, Conroe, & North Houston, TX areas, p1.
"Quilt Artist to Present Provocative Art in The Woodlands,  Extreme News, Houston, TX
2013
Pert, Candace, “Exhibition Shines light on dark side of mental health,” The Daily Sentinel, Denver, CO, April 21, 2013, p.2D
2012
Eveland, Annie Charnley, "Using fabric and the written word...," Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Walla Walla, WA, August 22, p. C-5
Eveland, Annie Charnley, "American Quilters' Society Show and Contest," Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, August 7, p. C-5
Eveland, Annie Charnley, "etcetera," Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, August 2, p.C3 . Review
Chicken, Carrie: "McQuaid's Patchwork Poetry," Walla Walla News Bulletin Marquee, Walla Walla, WA, July 7, pp. cover,.8-9
2010
Channel 2 News television, Houston, TX, 2010.
Quilting Arts with Pokey Bolten, episode #504, PBS television, Oct. 30
2009
"International Quilt Festival," The Courier, Spring, TX, Oct. 11, p. 1D.
“Buyer’s Guide,” International Quilt Market, Houston, TX, p.33
Hernandez, Sondra, "Local residents have their quilts featured in worldwide show," The Courier, Spring, TX, Oct. 11, pp. 2-3D
International Quilt Festival Chicago Class Catalog, Chicago, IL, p 6.
“Alumna Shows Work in International Quilt Show,” Washington Square, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, Summer, p.6
2008
“‘Starry Flight’ selected for International Quilt Festival,” Special to The Villager, The Woodlands, TX, Nov. 12, p. 1
Hodges,Lauren: "Modern Tradition: Woodlands Artist Puts New Spin on Quilting," The Villager, The Woodlands, TX, Nov.13, p.13C
ibid, "Woodlands Textile Artist Featured in International Exhibit," Houston Community Newspapers Online, The Woodlands, TX, Nov. 14, 
1976
It's a Woman's World, Channel 11 TV, San Jose, CA

RELATED WORK 

1995-1998:
 Instructor, Journalism, Creative Writing, Los Positas Junior College, Livermore, CA .
1992-1997: Publisher, Writer, Editor,  “ArtistWriter: a concise journal of contemporary art,” Pleasanton, CA. 1990: Omega Cop(feature screenplay), 87 min. Vanity Fair review. 1987-1989: English Instructor, California State University atHayward. 1987: Catalog Writer, Lecturer, and Panelist, "Twelve Artists" exhibition, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara,CA; Art Reviewer, “High Performance” journal. 1983-86: Art Writing Instructor, San Jose State University. 1985: Museum and Gallery Writing Instructor, San Francisco StateUniversity, San Francisco, CA. 1984-85: Editor and Art Writer, “Art & Antique” magazine, San Jose, CA. 1975-77: Art Critic, “Palo Alto Times,” Palo Alto, CA
1999-2002: Website Design,  Lone Star College, The Woodlands, TX. 1980-82: Criticism, California State University at Hayward, Hayward, CA. 1979: Nikon School of Photography, Portland, OR. 1977: MA: Studio Art, San Jose State University,  San Jose, CA.1975: BA with distinction, New College (School for Gifted), SJSU, CA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS, 2014

Juried Artist Member, Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA)
Exhibition Coordinator, SAQA-WA Regional Artists
American Quilter's Society, Paducah, KY
International Quilt Festival Associates, Houston, TX
Walla Walla Valley Quilt Guild
​Contemporary Art Association, Washington, USA


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McQuaid's Art Quilts and Books

 lofty quilts and high art

Salli McQuaid applies binding to Coyote Night.

Salli McQuaid

​​​​​INDIVIDUAL COLLECTIONS 

Executive Director, Quilts, Inc., International Quilt Festival, Houston, TX
​International Quilt Study Center, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NB
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
Smithsonian Museum, Washington DC USA
San Jose State University Student Union collection, San Jose, CA
The Maureen Hendricks Collection
Becci Lund, Walla Walla, WA
George Davis, Seattle, WA
John Hunter Collection, San Jose, CA
Director's collection, Healing Art Gallery, Los Altos, CA
Pat and George Wright, Baltimore, MD
Meredith Robertson, The Woodlands, TX
St. Augustine's Catholic Church, Pleasanton, CA
Guillermo, Paris, France
Loie Johnson, Palo Alto, CA
Dr. Robert E. Neville, The Woodlands, TX
Jim Osmus, Los Gatos, CA
Bob Rodert, Campbell, CA
Lee Walton, Gilroy, CA, ETC.

HONORS AND AWARDS

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 (recent)

• 2013: Editor-Designer: “I'm Not Crazy: Stigma Revealed,” Tranquil Press,                   Charleston,  SC: 2013, 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.