Monthly Meetings

Mary Pal
September 10, 2022 (Zoom presentation only, no recording)

Mary Pal head shotMary Pal is a Canadian fiber artist best known for her cheesecloth portraits.

Her work has been exhibited internationally, purchased for private and museum collections throughout North America as well as published in numerous books and magazines and featured on television.

For over 40 years she has enjoyed teaching and for the past decade in sharing her passion for textile art with students all over the world.

A Juried Artist member and former Board member of Studio Art Quilt Associates, she is an enthusiastic promoter of the fiber art movement.

For more information about Mary and her work:

Fiber art by Mary Pal

Fiber art by Mary PalFiber art by Mary Pal

Fiber art by Mary Pal


At this point in time, meetings will be virtual until further notice (with any exceptions listed in the table below). The CQA board will evaluate the situation as it evolves and adjust if necessary.

Visitors are always welcome at our meetings, and there is no admission fee. Meetings run from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month, on the Seattle Pacific University campus. (See directions, maps, and room information, below.) Bring yourself a sack lunch if you wish.


To become a member click here and go to "Join the CQA".

Month Speaker
January 8th 2022 Hollis Chatelain, Textile Painter
February 12th 2022 Natalya Khorover, Mixed Media Artist
March 12th 2022 Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Textile Artist
April 9th 2022 Spring Cleaning Sale (in person)
May 14th 2022 Collen Wise, Quilt Artist
June 11th 2022 Marybetts Sinclair, Vision Coach and Massage Therapist (Hybrid: in person and via Zoom)
July 9th 2022 Susan Lenz, Mixed Media Artist
August 13th 2022

Jason Pollen, Artist

September 10th 2022 Mary Pal, Art Quilter and Fiber Artist
October 8th 2022 Margaret Chodos-Irvine, Visual Artist (Hybrid: in person and via Zoom)
November 12th 2022 Lisa Walton, Textile Artist
December 10th 2022 Valerie Goodwin, Mixed Media Artist and Architect
January 14th 2023 Chris Maynard, Feather Artist

Would you like to attend our next meeting? Contact programs for the link.

Directions to Bertona Hall on the Seattle Pacific University campus:

GPS entry: 107 West Bertona, Seattle 98119

From I-5, take the NE 50th Street exit and drive west. Turn left (south) on Fremont Avenue N—about two miles. Get into the right lane as you cross the Fremont bridge and take the first turn-off to the right and then immediately right again onto Nickerson Street. Follow Nickerson for about half a mile, and turn left (south) at the stoplight for 3rd Avenue West. You are now on the SPU campus.Turn left onto 3rd.

Enter the parking lot on your left by turning into the driveway beside the Subway. Our building is on the east side of the parking lot, a one-story red brick building. Parking in the lot is free for us on weekends; ignore the restricted parking and "No Parking" signs.

map for Bellevue Arts Museum and parking Photo of Bertona Hall

Click here to see a map of the entire SPU campus.