Posts Tagged: art quilt

One week and Done

The Structural Diversity show of art quilts at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe ends next Friday.  Thanks to all of you who visited and left such lovely comments in the guest book. Last weekend was the last official

One week and Done

The Structural Diversity show of art quilts at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe ends next Friday.  Thanks to all of you who visited and left such lovely comments in the guest book. Last weekend was the last official

Madrid Studio Closing

I am closing my studio in Madrid this summer.  I loved being here, but have been offered a wonderful opportunity to create large textile work for an exhibit in 2018.  I will forgo my retail space in Madrid to work

Madrid Studio Closing

I am closing my studio in Madrid this summer.  I loved being here, but have been offered a wonderful opportunity to create large textile work for an exhibit in 2018.  I will forgo my retail space in Madrid to work

Studio Open House

If you are in the neighborhood…

Studio Open House

If you are in the neighborhood…

aka SQUEEZE BOX

  I just finished a quilted felt construction titled SQUEEZE BOX…aka, an accordion.  When I started the piece, I didn’t know it would take that direction. I assembled the piece rotated 180 degrees (upside down) from the way you see

aka SQUEEZE BOX

  I just finished a quilted felt construction titled SQUEEZE BOX…aka, an accordion.  When I started the piece, I didn’t know it would take that direction. I assembled the piece rotated 180 degrees (upside down) from the way you see

Quilt Hanging System

I installed a new system to display my quilts in the studio.  This rack was originally used to organize architectural plans, but serves my purpose beautifully.  I still have some quilts hung separately on the walls, but this “rack” allows

Quilt Hanging System

I installed a new system to display my quilts in the studio.  This rack was originally used to organize architectural plans, but serves my purpose beautifully.  I still have some quilts hung separately on the walls, but this “rack” allows

Circle of Growth

I completed this piece today, CIRCLE OF GROWTH.  It is done using the same method as the previous pieces,  but this piece is 20×20 inches square.  It is cut, painted and quilted felt. Not seen in this photo, it is

Circle of Growth

I completed this piece today, CIRCLE OF GROWTH.  It is done using the same method as the previous pieces,  but this piece is 20×20 inches square.  It is cut, painted and quilted felt. Not seen in this photo, it is

Trial and Error

How time flies!  A few weeks ago, I started on a new quilt.  I am using a technique that I haven’t used before, but that many people have used for years…FUSING.  I had a design in my head and I

Trial and Error

How time flies!  A few weeks ago, I started on a new quilt.  I am using a technique that I haven’t used before, but that many people have used for years…FUSING.  I had a design in my head and I

Good News

My quilt, Everyman’s Red Carpet, has been accepted into the Cultural Red exhibit at the Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe, NM. The gallery space in the state Capitol building is lovely and the show is always hung beautifully. I am

Good News

My quilt, Everyman’s Red Carpet, has been accepted into the Cultural Red exhibit at the Capitol Rotunda in Santa Fe, NM. The gallery space in the state Capitol building is lovely and the show is always hung beautifully. I am

Red Carpet Detail

  This is a detail image of a quilt I completed a few weeks ago.  I have submitted it to a jury, so I do not want to show the entire piece until I know its fate…EITHER accepted or rejected.

Red Carpet Detail

  This is a detail image of a quilt I completed a few weeks ago.  I have submitted it to a jury, so I do not want to show the entire piece until I know its fate…EITHER accepted or rejected.

It’s a New Year

It’s a new year and time to get back to the studio.  Those of you who know me realize that I have been suffering with arthritis for years.  This fall, I had bilateral hip replacement, so I can now move

It’s a New Year

It’s a new year and time to get back to the studio.  Those of you who know me realize that I have been suffering with arthritis for years.  This fall, I had bilateral hip replacement, so I can now move

Online Exhibit

  My quilt, LET’S TAKE A BREAK, has been selected for the inaugural online exhibit, Wild Thing!, at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego, CA.   I am thrilled to be included in this selection of wonderful quilt artists.  The

Online Exhibit

  My quilt, LET’S TAKE A BREAK, has been selected for the inaugural online exhibit, Wild Thing!, at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego, CA.   I am thrilled to be included in this selection of wonderful quilt artists.  The

Autumn???

  I realize it is barely summer yet, but this 3D piece says autumn to me.  I haven’t titled it…therefore the question mark… I am having a difficult time… I can’t seem to move past the general concept of autumn

Autumn???

  I realize it is barely summer yet, but this 3D piece says autumn to me.  I haven’t titled it…therefore the question mark… I am having a difficult time… I can’t seem to move past the general concept of autumn

Not Accepted

    It’s been a while since I posted, but I HAVE BEEN in the studio!  I will catch you up on some things. I submitted the above quilt to a national show, but it didn’t get in…oh well.  There

Not Accepted

    It’s been a while since I posted, but I HAVE BEEN in the studio!  I will catch you up on some things. I submitted the above quilt to a national show, but it didn’t get in…oh well.  There

Casual 3D…untitled

This piece is very informal as compared to the piece, ICARA, in my last post.  Having experimented with both extremes, I feel I want to find a happy medium. I am pleased with this piece because I love the way

Casual 3D…untitled

This piece is very informal as compared to the piece, ICARA, in my last post.  Having experimented with both extremes, I feel I want to find a happy medium. I am pleased with this piece because I love the way

Another 3D Quilt

  As I mentioned in my previous post, I am very excited about working in 3D quilts.  I wanted to experiment with different shapes for my work and the concept of adornments or costumes along with historical references kept creeping

Another 3D Quilt

  As I mentioned in my previous post, I am very excited about working in 3D quilts.  I wanted to experiment with different shapes for my work and the concept of adornments or costumes along with historical references kept creeping

A New Quilted Vessel

This vessel is finished and I’m on way way with another one.  NIGHTFALL has been accepted into the SAQA New Mexico show, Beyond Tradition, at the Hubbard Museum in Ruidoso, NM, opening this spring.   I also have some other

A New Quilted Vessel

This vessel is finished and I’m on way way with another one.  NIGHTFALL has been accepted into the SAQA New Mexico show, Beyond Tradition, at the Hubbard Museum in Ruidoso, NM, opening this spring.   I also have some other

A New Year

Happy New Year…a time to plan and start anew….and try for the first time to post from my iPad. 2013 been a very good year. I met many of my goals as far as my quilting is concerned. I entered

A New Year

Happy New Year…a time to plan and start anew….and try for the first time to post from my iPad. 2013 been a very good year. I met many of my goals as far as my quilting is concerned. I entered

Art Quilts XVIII: ARTrageous Art Quilts

I am very pleased and honored to have two of my quilts on exhibit at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Chandler, AZ for their show Art Quilts XVIII: ARTrageous Art Quilts.  The call was for textile Art Quilts

Art Quilts XVIII: ARTrageous Art Quilts

I am very pleased and honored to have two of my quilts on exhibit at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Chandler, AZ for their show Art Quilts XVIII: ARTrageous Art Quilts.  The call was for textile Art Quilts

On Being a Quilter

  I’ve had the opportunity in the past few weeks to get out of the studio and attend some panel discussions given by artists, critics and gallery owners.  The topic of each was a discussion of the artist’s work and

On Being a Quilter

  I’ve had the opportunity in the past few weeks to get out of the studio and attend some panel discussions given by artists, critics and gallery owners.  The topic of each was a discussion of the artist’s work and

Space Time Continuum

SPACE TIME CONTINUUM is finished.  I’ve been good about finishing the quilts that needed to be bound and I’ve done some new ones, also.  Busy, busy, busy. I’ve been incorporating texture into my quilts, but typically, the pieces are more

Space Time Continuum

SPACE TIME CONTINUUM is finished.  I’ve been good about finishing the quilts that needed to be bound and I’ve done some new ones, also.  Busy, busy, busy. I’ve been incorporating texture into my quilts, but typically, the pieces are more