Though I think we all will agree that we are not pleased with the Covid vaccination numbers as the infection rate and numbers rise – but, there are some numbers that are worth sharing. The price of Art Quilts that were SOLD at Quilt National 2021. Here they are; $2,500, $6,000, $4,500, $3,000, $2,900, $4,000, $3,800, $4,700, $1,800, $3,000, $2,500, $7,000, $2,800, $3,800, $4,500, 5,500, $3,700, $1,500, $4,500, $2,500, $3,000, $8,500, $2,025, $30,000, $4,000, $2500, and 4 pieces SOLD as PURCHASE PRIZE awards. CONGRATS! to the artists.
If you are looking for something smaller (12H x 12W) in an Art Quilt why not check out the SAQA 2021 Benefit Auction. The biggest fundraiser every year for SAQA is also a great opportunity to pick up small quilts (12 inches square) by exciting art quilters at reasonable prices. The auction runs September 10 to October 3. Go here to see the 470 quilts and register to bid. For Section #1 – Go to https://www.saqa.com/auction-section1 . One of my favorites in section#1 is shown below.
So what are you waiting for – CHECK OUT the SAQA Auction.
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There is an exhibit in Manhattan by Gee’s Bend quilter Mary Lee Bendolph at the Nicelle Beauchane gallery in Tribecca. Three of the quilts are for sale at 30K, 40K, and 50K. YES you read right! 30 thousand dollars…40 thousand dollars and 50 thousand dollars!! Good for her!