Happy Email and Pumpkin Cars

November 1, 2014Exhibitions

Although I wasn’t able to attend, the International Quilt Festival is happening this week in Houston. I did send a quilt – Prince Charming’s Shoe Sale.┬áPatricia Kenndy-Zafred kindly send me a photo from Houston. The white ribbon is for Third Place in the Whimsical Quilts category. Patty’s quilt is across from mine in the Digital … Read More

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

Fiberart International 2010

April 22, 2010Blog, Exhibitions, Quilts

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

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

Modern Materials and friends

July 16, 2009Exhibitions, Journeys, Quilts

Last weekend at the opening of Modern Materials: The Art of the Quilt was a real treat. The [Artspace] at Untitled gallery was my kind of space — mix of old and new and art galore. Flavored largely by the art collection of eye of [Artspace] Founder Laura Warriner, the gallery sits on the edge … Read More

She’s in the Wall Street Journal

May 23, 2009Exhibitions, Press

Who? That woman I told you about, the one with a big nose and Eiffel-Tower hair. I first got wind of the article in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal from folks on the SAQA yahoo list. Those of us who aren’t at the conference and Quilt National opening last night are feeling left out and … Read More

The Franken-Quilt

May 19, 2009Exhibitions, Quilts

I’ll tell you a little secret about my quilt that’s going to be in the upcoming Quilt National — I call it a Franken-quilt (as in Frankenstein). I was trimming it to prepare for the binding (at about four in the morning — a ghastly time to do such a critical task) and I trimmed … Read More

The Banana Pose is in American Style!

January 13, 2009Other Artists, Press, Quilts

Hey, there’s my quilt on page 58 of the January-February issue of American Style magazine. Yay, AmStyle did a big big section on “studio quilts” and artists, and Martha Sielman executive director of SAQA mentioned my work in her interview. Thanks Martha! This quilt is called “Yoga 101: The Banana Split Pose,” one of my … Read More