Spaces and Places at Gallery Marlin

June 17, 2011Exhibitions 14 Comments

One of the reasons I was anxious about doing this show was the challenge of the spaces. Gallery Marlin is a new corporate gallery in the reception area of Marlin Company, an agency that specializes on the food service industry and had invited me to do the first in a series fine art solo shows. … Read More

Fiberart International opening on April 30th

April 26, 2011Exhibitions, Quilts 4 Comments

Fiberart International 2010 opens at the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY this Friday, and I’m sorry I won’t be there. Well, I will, sort of — by phone. Last month the Curator of Education for the gallery, Marlene Hamann-Whitmore sent a request to all the participating artists to call into a system that records … Read More

Art behind the Art

October 26, 2010Exhibitions, Other Artists 7 Comments

Looks like art, huh? What a lot of people don’t realize is there’s “art” behind the art. The art of making things work, the art of presenting, the art of bringing things to completion. These are just a couple of photos from last week’s take-down of the Vital Threads show at Stephens College in the … Read More

Vital Threads exhibition at Stephens College

August 24, 2010Exhibitions 11 Comments

Over the weekend, Russ and I made a quick jaunt up to Columbia, MO to help install a two-person show at the Davis Gallery at Stephens College. The show called Vital Threads features my work and the work of Annie Helmericks-Louder, another Missouri artist who does art quilts, silk paintings, and fabulous plein aire pastels. … Read More

International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB)

August 9, 2010Art, Exhibitions, Quilts 1 Comment

I’m pleased that two of my quilts will be shown soon at the International TECHstyle Art Biennial (ITAB) at the San Jose Quilts & Textiles Museum. Skating on Thin Ice will be there, and also my newest work, Tokyo – Wish You Were Hair. ITAB is a juried exhibition of work by artists exploring the … Read More

Fiberart International 2010

April 22, 2010Blog, Exhibitions, Quilts 1 Comment

Last weekend Fiberart International 2010 opened in Pittsburgh at two venues – the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and the Society for Contemporary Craft. The show will be on exhibit April 17 – August 22, 2010, then travel to the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester and the San Francisco Museum of Craft … Read More

Stitch Me a Story

November 10, 2009Exhibitions, Featured, Other Artists 4 Comments

Clever name for a show, huh? Wish I’d thought of it. I didn’t — Mary O’Shaughnessy did. You may remember Mary, I mentioned her and Charlie (both artists) in a blog post a couple of years ago when we visited their gallery/studio/workspace/sculpture garden in Chicago. Mary curated “Stitch Me a Story” for the Noyes Cultural … Read More

Quilt National 2009

September 24, 2009Exhibitions, Videos No Comments

Kristin Hare of the St. Louis Beacon tours Quilt National 2009 at the Foundry Art Centre in historic St. Charles. [pro-player][/pro-player]

Modern Materials reviews and other news

August 18, 2009Exhibitions, Quilts 4 Comments

“Conceptual craft” is explained by Jill Rumoshosky Werner, curator of the Modern Materials exhibition at the Artspace at Untitled gallery in the audio interview that accompanies this slideshow that appeared yesterday on the Oklahoma City newspaper and website. The site also features a video of the exhibition and gallery space and this article with comments … Read More