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!
Stitching California is most recent quilt exhibit from the SAQA Northern California/Northern Nevada region. I wrote a bit about the exhibit yesterday. I thought I’d share a bit more about my involvement with this organization which is a part of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA). My longstanding interest in art quilts and fiber arts lead … More SAQA – Northern California/Northern Nevada
August 17, 2019 What an honor to be a part of this amazing exhibit! Forty two Northern California/Northern Nevada SAQA fiber artists interpreted the diversity, illusions, realities, and hopes to depict the complexity of the Golden State. The show opened at the Grace Hudson Museum in Ukiah, CA on August 17. The show will be … More Stitching California – Opening Reception
My quilt Healdsburg Oaks was is one of 41 pieces that jurors, Katie Pasquini Masopust and Karen Holmes, selected out of 78 submissions for Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State’s People, Life, and Land. The Studio Art Quilt Association (SAQA) call for entry was an invitation for quilt artists from members from the Northern California … More Healdsburg Oaks at Stitching California
A year’s worth of work by the 12×12 group. Learn more here. Our show opens on Feb 3, 2019 at Bay Quilts in Richmond, CA.
I completed a second year with the 12 x 12 Challenge at the Textile Dream Studio in Berkeley. Here a group of women, working in various media, met monthly to further our development as artists with discussions related to our creative practice and art shares related to our progress working in the 12” x 12” format. Our last … More Twelve x Twelve Finale
For the second year, 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 a 12 month period. We met monthly at the Textile Dream Studio in Berkeley. We’re showing our work at Bay Quilts in Richmond in Feb 2019 … More Twelve by Twelve Challenge 2018
I’ve been a quilter since 2000, but mostly focused on making the quilt tops, leaving the quilting as an afterthought or something I could hire experts to finish the work for me. I decided to spend the year focusing on making the quilting an important part of my work. I invested in a new Bernina … More My Year of Quilting