Kudos noun, ku·dos:  praise or respect that you get because of something you have done or achieved
– Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Our talented members have a broad range of accomplishments and deserve recognition for them all. On this page, we will acknowledge those we know about. If you have exhibited your work in a juried or one-person show, won any award at all, had your work published in any way, authored a book or video, or achieved something special, please complete this form and send it to webmaster@gaaqg.com. Thank you!


Meena Schaldenbrand’s quilt “Way...

Kudos to Meena Schaldenbrand for having her quilt “Way Better Than Sci Fi: Moon Landing Memories From A-Z” included in Susanne Miller Jones‘ book “Fly Me To The Moon: An Art Quilt Journey.”  The description reads:  “When the Apollo astronauts went to the moon, the whole world watched. When the Fly Me to the Moon…

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Meena Schaldenbrand wins 1st Place in...

Congratulations to Meena Schaldenbrand for winning first place for her quilt “Wall Street Dreams” in the “Show Me The Money” Artist Exhibition sponsored by Huron Valley Council for the Arts.  The exhibit runs through November 25, 2017. Here is Meena’s description of all the elements incorporated into her quilt. “Wall Street Dreams.and my Love /Hate…

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Congrats to Meena Schaldenbrand, included in...

Kudos to Meena Schaldenbrand whose quilt ‘Gender Reveal’ was included in this year’s Sacred Threads exhibition and catalog.  Although the exhibit has closed, several of the quilts will be traveling throughout the country in the coming year.  You can still purchase a copy of the 2017 catalog.

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Kathy Groves is now a Quiltworx Certified...

Kathy Groves, Bobkat Quilts and GAAQG member recently announced her certification as a Quiltworx Certified Instructor.  Kathy completed her coursework with Judy Niemeyer in Kalispell Montana at the Quiltwrox Retreat/Training Center.  As a certified teacher, she can teach the Technique of the month quilts Vintage Rose and the Mariner’s Compass Rainbow along any other Quiltworx patterns including…

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Rick Ware

First Place winner at 2017 Souder Village Quilt Show.  Rick’s quilt “Starry Bicycle Path” was awarded first place in the “Sauder Village Challenge.”  Congratulations, Rick!

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Mary Hogan Publishes a New Book

Mary Hogan’s new book “String Quilt Style” is published, April 2016. Dig out your scraps, stash and precuts to make more than a dozen string quilt projects designed by GAAQG member Mary Hogan. Learn to make more than a dozen unique blocks using Mary’s String Piecing Technique. Surprising designs create a twist on the classic technique of…

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Debbie Grifka Publishes a New Book

Using bias applique, machine applique and traditional piecing techniques, GAAQG member and author Debbie Grifka offers designs for bold, modern pieces for your home. Featuring twelve bed-sized quilts plus pillows, placemats, table runners and more, you’ll be able to choose from something pictorial, such as Community Isolation, featuring outlines of houses and trees, or try…

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Barbara Kilbourn – Kudo 2

Pictorial goldfinch quilt “Glimmer of Gold” has been juried into the AQS Daytona Beach Quilt Show, February 24-27, 2016.

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City Red Gold - Kathy Schmidt

Kathryn Schmidt

Solo exhibits in two galleries

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