The One That Didn’t – Niagra Falls

October 12, 2012Quilts

Someone on one of my list-serve emails groups called Quilt National the Holy Grail of the art quilt world. That’s pretty close to true, so it was super exciting to get the news on Monday that one of my quilts was juried into Quilt National 2013.

Art behind the Art

October 26, 2010Exhibitions, Other Artists

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

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

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

But does it match the sofa?

May 20, 2010Quilts, Studio

I’ve never really thought about that when I’m making art. When I have a show coming up in a public space, I usually spend a lot of time photographing, measuring, and once even made a gallery dollhouse. I’ve also made pieces and even series of works for specific spaces. But the odd thing is, I’ve … Read More

Modern Materials reviews and other news

August 18, 2009Exhibitions, Quilts

“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

Framing Work for a Group Show

January 27, 2008Quilts, Studio, Uncommon Threads

Getting ready for a group show I’m part of that will open this Friday at the Waverly House of Contemporary Craft, I’ve been trying some different ways of framing smaller pieces. The figurative pieces are sewn to stretched canvas and framed. This one is called “Cell Cat on a Date.”

Solo Show at Driskill Gallery

January 20, 2008Exhibitions, Quilts

Contemporary Art Quilts by Pam RuBert January 22 – February 13, 2008 Driskill Gallery Jester Learning and Performance Center Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, MO Gallery hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., M-F Gallery Director: Dianna Callahan 417-328-1651 Although it was short notice, I was happy to be asked to do this one since I hope … Read More

Hanging a Solo Gallery Show

January 18, 2008Exhibitions, Quilts

Last night as I was packing up quilts for my upcoming solo show at the Driskill Gallery, I was thinking one is easy to roll up and ship to a show, but sixteen is a lot to handle. Then I got to the gallery this morning, and I remembered why I started making art quilts … Read More