The annual Studio Art Quilt Association Benefit Auction will take place online from September 10 through October 3, 2021. With hundreds of beautiful artwork available for bidding, there is something for everyone to enjoy! The annual Benefit Auction is SAQA’s premier fundraising event! All proceeds help support SAQA’s exhibition programs, publications, and education outreach. Plus, your purchase … More SAQA Benefit Auction
I recently took a fun gelli printing Time Travelers workshop with artists Nat Kalbach, Birget Koopsen, and Marsha Valk. Great class where I learned some new ways to use the gelli plate for printing. Nathalie Kalbach interviewed me for a “Nice To Meet You” article on her website. Here’s a link to the article on … More Read About Me on the N*Studio Blog
My little 12″x 12″ quilt made while sheltering in place will be at the Blue Line Arts show Artists in Residence: Sheltering in the Time of the Pandemic – A SAQA Northern California & Northern Nevada Regional non-juried Showcase, curated by SAQA Local Connections Greater Sacramento/Foothills. Blue Line Arts405 Vernon StreetRoseville, CA 95678Friday, November 20, … More Resilience: My Word for 2020
I attended two of Maria Shell’s workshops a couple years ago at my local quilt guild. I was attracted to her bold use of color and design, and felt lucky to take two in person classes locally where I felt free to experiment and try out combinations that I might not have considered on my … More Quilts from Maria Shell’s Workshops
My 12″x12″ quilt, Leucojum, is heading to Albuquerque, NM where it will reside until goes to a lucky bidder at the SAQA Online Benefit Auction. You can bid on this and/or other great 12″ x 12″ art quilts to support SAQA exhibition and outreach programs. This year’s auction will take place online from September 14 … More SAQA Benefit Auction
My Harriet Tubman “On the Money” quilt was one of four entries selected for special merit recognition in the Century of Women’s Progress exhibit which will be shown at the Voices in Cloth Quilt Show. March 21 and 22, 2020 at the Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way So., Richmond, CA. Read the essay by juror … More Harriet Tubman Quilt Receives Special Merit Recognition
My quilt On the Money was juried into both the Century of Women’s Progress 2020 online exhibition and the special exhibit at Voices in Cloth 2020, Northern California’s premier quilt guild show. Voices in Cloth will be at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA on March 21 & 22, 2020. http://www.ebhq.org/quilt-shows/vic2020 The online Challenge gallery will … More Juried in!
My 12″ x 12″ quilted mixed media piece, Night Lights, will be at the Sebastapol Center for the Arts Exhibit, How Do They Do That?. This exhibit will be in Gallery II at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts and will feature 29 small (12” x 12”) works designed to highlight innovative techniques and materials in art making. … More How Do They Do That?
Continuing with my project to depict women who should be on the twenty dollar bill, I completed this quilt for the Century of Women’s Progress Challenge, a voluntary collaboration of quilt enthusiasts, arts organizations, and museum and historical groups in the San Francisco Bay Area. “This story quilt challenge honors the hundred-year anniversary of the … More On the Money
I took some uncompleted quilt blocks from who-knows-when and reworked them with a couple layers of gelliprinted stenciling. I made blocks out of stamped and printed fabric along with commercial fabrics. I liked it, but now don’t remember what I had in mind. From time to time, the blocks resurfaced, but I didn’t know what to do … More Unfinished Blocks Transformed with Stenciling!