Posts Tagged: quilts

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

STRUCTURAL DIVERSITY EXHIBIT

Please join me at the Opening Reception April 14 from 4-6 at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I have three quilts in this exhibit and would love to share them with you (one of them is on the

STRUCTURAL DIVERSITY EXHIBIT

Please join me at the Opening Reception April 14 from 4-6 at the Capital Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I have three quilts in this exhibit and would love to share them with you (one of them is on the

A NEW QUILT

   I made this quilt, T.A.L.E….There’s Always Loose Ends, to accompany my paintings in the LIMITED VOCABULARY series.  The background is painted and quilted cotton.  The banners hanging along the front of the quilt are constructed of my own hand

A NEW QUILT

   I made this quilt, T.A.L.E….There’s Always Loose Ends, to accompany my paintings in the LIMITED VOCABULARY series.  The background is painted and quilted cotton.  The banners hanging along the front of the quilt are constructed of my own hand

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

Untitled, as of now…

 My newest felt construction mounted on a 12×24 gallery canvas.  I left the irregular edges to extend beyond the face of the canvas.  I cut each section, painted some of them, and layered the felt pieces three to four deep. To

Untitled, as of now…

 My newest felt construction mounted on a 12×24 gallery canvas.  I left the irregular edges to extend beyond the face of the canvas.  I cut each section, painted some of them, and layered the felt pieces three to four deep. To

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

Small feather pieces

   I created a few small feathered pieces and presented them in shadow box frames…what fun!  This one is gone, but there are a few new ones in the making… from my Madrid studio

Small feather pieces

   I created a few small feathered pieces and presented them in shadow box frames…what fun!  This one is gone, but there are a few new ones in the making… from my Madrid studio

SAQA Spotlight Auction

   If you are attending the SAQA Conference, Fiberlandia, in Portland next weekend, please attend the Friday night banquet and bid on one of the many donated quilts made by SAQA members, all presented during the Spotlight Auction.  My donation

SAQA Spotlight Auction

   If you are attending the SAQA Conference, Fiberlandia, in Portland next weekend, please attend the Friday night banquet and bid on one of the many donated quilts made by SAQA members, all presented during the Spotlight Auction.  My donation

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.

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

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

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

New series

  I’ve been working on a new series using a different layering style of painting.  I layer the circles and then paint the background around them so that they have an ethereal look.  This photo is part of a much larger

New series

  I’ve been working on a new series using a different layering style of painting.  I layer the circles and then paint the background around them so that they have an ethereal look.  This photo is part of a much larger

More Quilting

  I’ve been working on some new pieces and doing a bit of travelling.  It’s a nice way to spend the summer. I so enjoyed quilting the leaves on Autumn Rhapsody, I thought I’d use them again, but this time

More Quilting

  I’ve been working on some new pieces and doing a bit of travelling.  It’s a nice way to spend the summer. I so enjoyed quilting the leaves on Autumn Rhapsody, I thought I’d use them again, but this time

Two of Two

  This quilt, AUTUMN RHAPSODY, was also selected for the New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilt exhibit at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, CO.  I sincerely thank the jury for being so generous.  The exhibit runs from July 9 until Sept. 2.

Two of Two

  This quilt, AUTUMN RHAPSODY, was also selected for the New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilt exhibit at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, CO.  I sincerely thank the jury for being so generous.  The exhibit runs from July 9 until Sept. 2.