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 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 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?
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!
Over the past 12 months I participated in a group of women committed to creating art in a 12′ x 12″ format and making at least 8 – 12 pieces during that time period. We met monthly at the Textile Dream Studio in Berkeley. We’re showing our work at Bay Quilts in Richmond from Dec … More Twelve x Twelve Challenge
In Pamela Lanza’s Experimental Drawing class at UC Berkeley Extension, I started a series of charcoal drawings of American women I thought should be considered for the newly designed 20 dollar bill. Everyone in class was excited this became a big topic in the news while I was working on my series, culminating with … More Women on the Twenty
Back in August 2013, I saw this reader’s challenge in Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and decided to give it a whirl. The challenge was to use our favorite techniques to create a six inch mixed media square with some kind of stitching. I used one of my linocut prints on fabric as the starting point, … More Reader Challenge