Great Falls Studios Annual (Virtual) Studio Tour Opens Nov. 14!

Great Falls Studios Annual Studio Tour opens tomorrow, November 14 at 10 AM. The Tour will be virtual this year, so you can visit us without having to leave your home. Over 30 artists are participating, including painters, photographers, potters, jewelers, and of course me with quilts and fiber art! You can watch short videos…

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Holiday ArtFest This Weekend!

I’m all set up for the Great Falls Studios Holiday ArtFest this weekend. I’ll be in my studio at the Artists Atelier located at 756 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA–just three doors down from the Old Brogue restaurant in the Village Center–along with five of my studiomates. 21 other artists will be located at the…

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One Week until the Studio Tour!

It’s just one week until the Great Falls Studios 2015 Studio Tour, and my studio at the Artists’ Atelier is taking shape to welcome visitors. The Tour takes place next weekend, Friday October 16 through Sunday, October 18. Hours are 12-5 Friday, 10-5 Saturday, and 12-5 Sunday. The tour is a free, family friendly drive…

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My Alaska Quilt Juried into Houston!

I’m excited to announce that one of my quilts has been juried into the 2015 Houston International Quilt Festival! I haven’t been able to blog about this piece, because it’s part of a group of quilts that celebrate the US National Parks that will be published in a book next year, and the organizer has…

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Studio Tour 2014 Update – a Great Weekend!

Thanks to all who came to visit me at the Great Falls Studios 2014 Studio Tour last weekend. It was great fun to meet new people, catch up with familiar faces, and talk about art for three days straight! Plus two wall pieces found new homes, including Around the Block at left. The Studio Tour…

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It’s Time for Studio Tour 2014!

We’re all set up and ready to go for the Great Falls Studios 2014 Studio Tour! I’m in my space at the Artist’s Atelier (Stop #19) located at 1144 Walker Road in Great Falls, along with many of my studio mates who are painters and photographers, plus a jeweler and mixed media artist downstairs. We’d…

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Studio Tour is One Week Away!

The Great Falls Studios 2014 Studio Tour is just one week away. Next Friday, October 17, 50 artists in Great Falls, VA will open their studio doors to visitors–many of them are only open at this time. It’s our 11th year, and the Tour runs for three days this year, through Sunday, October 19. Hours…

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Yellow wins!

Thanks for all your helpful, insightful comments about the yellow and orange compositions I posted about recently! Although the orange and dark gray design was ahead in the comments in the beginning, the yellow and light gray one won in the end. It’s quilted with subtle curved lines in a pastel variegated thread so as…

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An Award at “Sticks and Stones” Exhibit!

I was thrilled to hear my name called at the opening reception yesterday afternoon for an Honorable Mention award at the Great Falls Studios “A Sea of Sticks and Stones” multimedia art exhibit. Shades of Autumn, at left, is one of three of my wall pieces in the show, which includes painting, photography, ceramics and…

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