New Great Falls Studios Exhibit

Last week I curated my first Great Falls Studios show at the Great Falls Library on Georgetown Pike. The group has two all media shows in the library each year, one in the spring and one in December. The show runs for the entire month of April. Hours are Monday-Thursday 10-9, Friday 10-6 and Saturday…

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Inspiring Young Artists

Several weeks ago I was asked to make a presentation to 8th grade art classes at our local middle school. I brought in examples of my work and talked about my inspiration, design ideas and the choice to be a working artist. It was a great experience. The kids were very enthusiastic and open to…

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Art Quilt Series

This is a detail of another one of my new art quilts. It’s just the top so far, but I’m having fun with this process. I like the painterly quality of using solids and the element of surprise in the improvisational piecing. These pieces seem to need hand quilting, so I’m using perle cotton to…

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Acceptance at Paducah!

I’m really excited to announce that “Playing with Colors” has been juried into the 25th Anniversary American Quilter’s Society Show in Paducah, KY. This was the first time I entered the show and it was wonderful to get a fat envelope in the mail on Saturday.  I’ve never been to Paducah and I’m thinking about…

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More in New Art Quilt Series

This is the second piece in my new art quilt series. It’s called “Splash of Yellow” and it’s an improvisational design using pieces from a grab bag of hand dyed fabrics I bought from Cherrywood Fabrics. I cut the pieces and sew them together into units, then combine the units into an interesting design. I…

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