American Craft Council Show in Atlanta this Weekend!

I’m getting ready to pack up the car and head down to Atlanta for the American Craft Council show coming up this weekend. This is my first year doing this show and I’m really looking forward to it! It runs March 14 through March 16. Hours are 10-8 Friday, 10-6 Saturday, and 11-5 Sunday. Island…

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New Small Works Quilt Series – “Riverbank”

I’ve been working recently on creating smaller contemporary quilts–the dilemma has been how to mount them so they are easy to hang on the wall. My fellow artists at the Artists’ Atelier in Great Falls, where I have my studio, helped me find the solution–thanks Bobbie, Jennifer and Elaine! At left is a side view of…

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More Journal Covers in Process – and a Start on a New Piece

I’m still working away at the journal cover tops–I’m up to 14 now! I can see possibly I need some more in the autumn color range. It’s a little like eating potato chips, you can’t stop with just one–I still have quite a few ideas for new covers. Which is a good thing! While I…

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“Improvisations in Color” Show at Great Falls Library

I’m pleased to announce my “Improvisations in Color” solo show is up in the main conference room at the Great Falls library. The show runs through June 30, 2012 and includes 25 recent wall hangings. Using improvisational techniques, I created abstract designs for this work using only solid colors–no patterns. The solid colors mean that…

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My Work in Two New Virtual Gallery Exhibits

My work is featured in two online Virtual Galleries this month–on the websites of Studio Art Quilt Associates and Great Falls Studios. You’ll find “Red Totem” in the January Virtual Gallery on the Studio Art Quilt Associates website. The virtual exhibit is titled “Lines of Thought” and the curator, Kathryn Schmidt, writes in her summary…

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“Autumn Forest” Accepted at “Bending the Rules” Exhibit

Last week I received notification that my quilt, “Autumn Forest,” was accepted for the Bending the Rules exhibit of work from Studio Art Quilt Associates members from Virginia and North Carolina. The exhibit will be on display February 23-26, 2012 during the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in Hampton, VA. I’m excited to be part of this…

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I’m on the Cover . . .

  of the Great Falls Connection newspaper today! What a nice surprise just in time for the Great Falls Studios Tour this weekend. The picture shows me standing in front of the design wall in my studio, where I had several pieces in progress at once–a common occurrence for me! The article is about my…

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Getting Ready for the Studio Tour This Weekend – “Currents”

While I’m getting ready for the Great Falls Studios 8th Annual Studio Tour this weekend, I’d like to share “Currents” from my “30 quilts in 30 days” project earlier this year. I think this turned out to be one of my favorites! This is what I wrote about this one when I finished the design…

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“Intuition II” in its new home!

I got a surprise in my inbox the other day–this picture of “Intuition II” in its new home! I was commissioned to create this piece earlier this year and sent it off to its happy new owner. What a treat to see it again in such a lovely space! Because my work is improvisational in…

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