Community Ties 2022 celebrated the many connections we share as artists and makers. The online conference included more than 15 hours of programming spread across January 22 – January 29, 2022.
The SDA 2019 conference, Beyond the Surface, was held in St. Louis Missouri alongside Innovations in Textiles, and included 3 SDA exhibitions, dynamic speakers, gallery tours, and intensive workshops.
SDA has been hosting biennial conferences for 40 years. Recent SDA Conferences/Intensives include:
2019 Beyond the Surface with Innovations in Textiles in St. Louis, MO
2017 Intensive – Portland State University and Oregon College of Arts and Crafts
2015 Intensive-Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN
2013 Conference-San Antonio, TX
2011 Conference-Minneapolis, MN
2009 Conference-Kansas City, KS