Who We Are: A group of fiber artists

The Contemporary QuiltArt Association, a 50l (c)(3) non-profit arts organization run entirely by volunteers, is a Washington state group formed in the fall of 1986. We are a diverse group of artists, teachers, writers, and collectors living throughout Washington, and we view quilts as an exciting medium of expression and a viable contemporary art form. We are proud of our years of CQA exhibits around the state, the nation, and the hemisphere.

Read more about our members' work. See examples in the Exhibition and Members galleries.

Membership is open to all residents of Washington State. To join CQA, complete and submit the Membership Application form. You can use PayPal buttons to pay annual dues.

Events and Shows

photo of Lorraine Torrence

Monthly meeting: Join us in Otto Miller Hall on Saturday October 8 to hear our guest speaker, the celebrated quilt artist Esterita Austin, Meetings start at 10:30 a.m. See our "Come Join Us" page for directions and links.
Thumbnail image of quilt detail from "Patchwork Design 2015" show; quilt by Lisa Jenni.

Recent CQA shows: Our "Cutting Edge" exhibit closed on August 21. Find photos of that show and others in the Exhibition Gallery, Next up is a show in the Education Gallery of the Bellevue Art Museum. See our Exhibition Calendar for dates.

Other CQA web presences

Opportunities pages maintained by and for our members.
. CQA blogspot for recaps of recent presentations by guest speakers.
Facebook for quilt-art related postings by our members.
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