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!
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