Posts Tagged: quilts

One of Two

  This quilt, STORM CHASERS, is one of two of my quilts accepted into the 31st Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts exhibit at the Lincoln Center Art Gallery in Fort Collins, Colorado.  I was thrilled to receive the notice

One of Two

  This quilt, STORM CHASERS, is one of two of my quilts accepted into the 31st Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts exhibit at the Lincoln Center Art Gallery in Fort Collins, Colorado.  I was thrilled to receive the notice

Painting and Quilting in 3D

I’ve been painting and quilting, but assembling the pieces in a different way. This year, the Clay Festival has a central theme of vessels.  Although most calls are for clay, there is one call that is open to other mediums.  The

Painting and Quilting in 3D

I’ve been painting and quilting, but assembling the pieces in a different way. This year, the Clay Festival has a central theme of vessels.  Although most calls are for clay, there is one call that is open to other mediums.  The

So Much New, So Little to Show

  It’s been a while, but many things have been consuming my days.  The first was the SAQA conference in Santa Fe a few weeks ago.  What a wonderful experience!  I not only learned a lot about business, met new

So Much New, So Little to Show

  It’s been a while, but many things have been consuming my days.  The first was the SAQA conference in Santa Fe a few weeks ago.  What a wonderful experience!  I not only learned a lot about business, met new

NEW MEXICO – UNFOLDING Opening

  This past Friday night, SAQA New Mexico’s exhibit, NEW MEXICO – UNFOLDING opened at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  The exhibit was beautifully hung and the quilts were all outstanding. The colors of the exhibit drew you

NEW MEXICO – UNFOLDING Opening

  This past Friday night, SAQA New Mexico’s exhibit, NEW MEXICO – UNFOLDING opened at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  The exhibit was beautifully hung and the quilts were all outstanding. The colors of the exhibit drew you

It’s Spring!

  I finished…I think…another quilt in the Texture Series, Lines and Circles.  This quilt is a tribute to the colors of spring…the bright green of the new growth, the purple of the crocus, and the rich black of the “good”

It’s Spring!

  I finished…I think…another quilt in the Texture Series, Lines and Circles.  This quilt is a tribute to the colors of spring…the bright green of the new growth, the purple of the crocus, and the rich black of the “good”

Oh Happy Days!

  Oh happy days is right…on many levels.  I am very pleased with the way this quilt turned out.  I feel I incorporated all the processes I have been working on over the past months into this piece.  From painting

Oh Happy Days!

  Oh happy days is right…on many levels.  I am very pleased with the way this quilt turned out.  I feel I incorporated all the processes I have been working on over the past months into this piece.  From painting

The Newspaper Quilt

If you’ve been wondering what’s going on in the studio, this is one piece…actually two (a diptych)…that I recently finished.  This quilt is made from painted newspaper, cut and sewn onto muslin with a batting and backing. I painted the

The Newspaper Quilt

If you’ve been wondering what’s going on in the studio, this is one piece…actually two (a diptych)…that I recently finished.  This quilt is made from painted newspaper, cut and sewn onto muslin with a batting and backing. I painted the

Two for the Show!

I was thrilled to hear that both of my quilts, MIMBRES SECTION and SPIRIT MARKINGS, were accepted into the New Mexico: Unfolding exhibition at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I feel so honored!  I was also very surprised to

Two for the Show!

I was thrilled to hear that both of my quilts, MIMBRES SECTION and SPIRIT MARKINGS, were accepted into the New Mexico: Unfolding exhibition at the Capitol Rotunda Gallery in Santa Fe.  I feel so honored!  I was also very surprised to

Ode to Oscar Night

My tribute to the Oscars….festive, flirty, fun and black tie! …from the studio

Ode to Oscar Night

My tribute to the Oscars….festive, flirty, fun and black tie! …from the studio

All Together Now

I finally got the wing appliqued to the quilt.  I hand sewed it along the edges and it is very secure.  I still need to put a hanging sleeve and label on the back…maybe next week!  I need to move

All Together Now

I finally got the wing appliqued to the quilt.  I hand sewed it along the edges and it is very secure.  I still need to put a hanging sleeve and label on the back…maybe next week!  I need to move

A Quilt in Two Parts

I  have almost completed the bird wing applique for my new quilt.  This is only a section, as I still need to sew the pieces together, so it needs to remain flat until I do.  It will be applied to the

A Quilt in Two Parts

I  have almost completed the bird wing applique for my new quilt.  This is only a section, as I still need to sew the pieces together, so it needs to remain flat until I do.  It will be applied to the

Construction No. 6

I have spent the last few weeks finishing some quilts and submitting to exhibitions.  I don’t want to post photos of the completed quilts until I know their fate, which may not be for a month or so.  I’ve also started on a

Construction No. 6

I have spent the last few weeks finishing some quilts and submitting to exhibitions.  I don’t want to post photos of the completed quilts until I know their fate, which may not be for a month or so.  I’ve also started on a

Happy Holidays from Studio 18

Happy Holidays to all of you!   THANK YOU for following my blog and having an interest in my studio artwork. I’m going to spend the rest of this year finishing up some quilts (the grasses in the photo above will appear

Happy Holidays from Studio 18

Happy Holidays to all of you!   THANK YOU for following my blog and having an interest in my studio artwork. I’m going to spend the rest of this year finishing up some quilts (the grasses in the photo above will appear

Spirit Shard Quilt …New Feathers

I have quilted my painted quilt, SPIRIT SHARDS.  The feathers I made and showed in my previous post were very colorful…actually too much so for this quilt.  I have used one toward the bottom of the piece, but felt I

Spirit Shard Quilt …New Feathers

I have quilted my painted quilt, SPIRIT SHARDS.  The feathers I made and showed in my previous post were very colorful…actually too much so for this quilt.  I have used one toward the bottom of the piece, but felt I

Painting on Canvas and …

This small painting was done using the same palette knife technique I have used in my more recent paintings.  I have been pleased with this technique, have gotten comfortable with it, so why can’t I try using the same method

Painting on Canvas and …

This small painting was done using the same palette knife technique I have used in my more recent paintings.  I have been pleased with this technique, have gotten comfortable with it, so why can’t I try using the same method

Studio Tour Quilts Finished and on Display

The Studio Tour Quilts are finished and on display at Lois Duffy Art.  They will be there through Thanksgiving weekend.  The gallery is open on Friday and Saturday from 10-4.  Scroll down for the photos of quilts #2-3. Each quilt

Studio Tour Quilts Finished and on Display

The Studio Tour Quilts are finished and on display at Lois Duffy Art.  They will be there through Thanksgiving weekend.  The gallery is open on Friday and Saturday from 10-4.  Scroll down for the photos of quilts #2-3. Each quilt

Binding the Studio Quilts

The quilting is done, and now the quilts need to be trimmed to size and the binding needs to be sewn on each quilt. The above photo shows the binding as it is finished  (on the left edge) and the

Binding the Studio Quilts

The quilting is done, and now the quilts need to be trimmed to size and the binding needs to be sewn on each quilt. The above photo shows the binding as it is finished  (on the left edge) and the

A Walk in the Wild Exhibit

WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET…72 X 18 This quilt, WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET, will be part of the exhibit “A Walk in the Wild” at the Open Space Visitors Center in Albuquerque, NM.  The opening reception is November 10,

A Walk in the Wild Exhibit

WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET…72 X 18 This quilt, WHERE EARTH AND SKY MEET, will be part of the exhibit “A Walk in the Wild” at the Open Space Visitors Center in Albuquerque, NM.  The opening reception is November 10,

Studio Quilt: Sneak Peek 3

Here is a sneak peek at the third…and last… quilt made from the dye painted blocks done by visitors during the studio tour.  This quilt top has much less of my dyed fabric, as the blocks I used from my “visiting artists”

Studio Quilt: Sneak Peek 3

Here is a sneak peek at the third…and last… quilt made from the dye painted blocks done by visitors during the studio tour.  This quilt top has much less of my dyed fabric, as the blocks I used from my “visiting artists”