Monthly meetings

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, see Join the CQA.

Date (Saturdays) Speaker/Event Subject


Polly Adams Sutton,
Basket Artist 

Sculptural Cedar Bark Basketry


Lauren Bollini, Painter 

An Artistic Journey: Residences, Residencies, Public Installations, and Big Art 


CQA Members

Rise and Shine: Personal Inspirations and Influences for a New Year


Julie Paschkis, Folk Artist

Following My Muse with Art and Illustration


Gary Faigin, Painter,
Critic, and Educator

Top Ten Art Experiences You Shouldn’t Miss in Your LIfetime

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 Stell's, the small restaurant. 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.