I’m thrilled to announce the opening of my solo show at the Crossroads Gallery at Goodwin House in Falls Church, VA.
There will be an opening reception at the gallery on Sunday, July 16, 2017 from 2-4 PM, featuring light refreshments, a short talk about my work, and a question and answer session.
“Confetti Squares” and & […]
This weekend is full of art activities on the Village Green in Great Falls, VA!
The fun kicks off tonight with the June First Friday Art Walk on the Green from 6-9 PM. Three working artist studios will be open to greet visitors–The Artists’ Atelier at 756 Walker Road, Artists on the Green at 776 Walker Road, and The Artists […]
“Jewel Box” 2015 Cindy Grisdela
The Downtown Art Festival is this weekend in Gainesville, FL. I’m excited to do this show in my hometown for the fourth year in a row.
At left is “Jewel Box” which is finished just in time for the show to open on Saturday, November 14. Hours are 10-5 Saturday and Sunday.
Art in the High Desert Booth 2015 Cindy Grisdela
I’m all set up and ready to go for the Art in the High Desert show in Bend, OR this weekend. The banks of the Deschutes River in the Old Mill District have been transformed into an outdoor art gallery as over 100 artists from all over the country set up their booths yesterday to displ […]
“Shared Colors” got a nice writeup in the local newspaper, The Great Falls Connection, last week.
The article gives details about the exhibit, a dual show of contemporary mixed media paintings by Jennifer Duncan paired with my contemporary wall quilts. You can see the similarities in our use of color in the images of our work […]
Improvisations 2012 Cindy Grisdela
The “Something Blue” exhibit is open at the gallery at Artspace Herndon, including “Improvisations,” at right.
The show, curated by fellow Great Falls Studios artist Dorry Emmer, features 78 quilts–some very contemporary, like mine, and some very traditional. It’s a vi […]
“Shared Colors” at Katie’s Coffee 2014 Cindy Grisdela and Jennifer Duncan
“Shared Colors” is up at Katie’s Coffee at the Old Brogue in Great Falls, VA through the end of January.
A joint exhibit with fellow artist and studio mate Jennifer Duncan, the show highlights our shared sense of color and often w […]
“Midnight Sun” 2014 Cindy Grisdela
Midnight Sun is my first finished piece for 2014. It’s mounted on a 18″x 24″ canvas painted black and ready to go to hang this afternoon in my new show at Katie’s Coffee House in Great Falls – Shared Colors.
I’m excited about this show, since it pairs my w […]
“Squares” 2013 Cindy Grisdela
Join us at the Artists’ Atelier in Great Falls, VA today for the closing reception for our “Squares” exhibit!
You’ll find 12″ x 12″ square artwork in a variety of media, from painting to photography to fiber, of course. At left is a sampling of the display, incl […]
Homefire 2013 Cindy Grisdela 12″ x 12″
The last show of the year is the Great Falls Studios Holiday Show and Sale this weekend–Saturday, December 15 and Sunday, December 16, from 10 AM – 5 PM each day.
To celebrate our 10th Anniversary and thanks to the sponsorship of Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, we’re […]
“Neighborhood” Cindy Grisdela 23×19
Neighborhood, at left, was accepted into the Vienna Arts Society’s “Treasury of Art” show at the Vienna Community Center.
The show starts today, Friday November 22, and runs through Sunday afternoon, November 24. Hours are 10-9 today and Saturday and Noon-4 on Sunday.
Autumn Stripe Table Runner in Modern Patchwork magazine – 2013 Cindy Grisdela
I’m pleased to announce that my Autumn Stripe table runner has been published in the Winter 2014 issue of Modern Patchwork magazine. This runner has all my favorite things–lots of colors, no need to match any seams, and a warm feeling for your […]
“Square Dance” 2010 Cindy Grisdela
My wall quilt Square Dance is part of a new exhibit called “Large Squares, Small Squares” at the gallery in the Artists’ Atelier in Great Falls. The show opens tonight with a reception from 6:30-8:30 pm.
When I was looking to see what I had that would fit in this show, I rea […]
Artwork by Cindy Grisdela and Floris Flam 2012
Last Thursday I helped hang a new show with fellow artists Eileen Doughty and Floris Flam at the Pinnacle Office Building in McLean, VA.
The show is titled “Soft Fiber with a Cutting Edge,” and it features 28 abstract and landscape-inspired pieces of art. The show, located at 1751 […]
“Secret Garden” in Process 2012 Cindy Grisdela
I’ve made some progress on the new piece from my last post–it has a name, and I’m working on adding texture with stitching lines.
The central panel feels like a landscape to me, so I decided to call it “Secret Garden” and I’m adding some stylize […]
More Journal Covers in Process 2012 Cindy Grisdela
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 i […]
"Improvisations in Color" 2012 Cindy Grisdela
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 th […]
"Townhouses" Cindy Grisdela 2011
I don’t have any new work to show because I’ve spent the last few days going through the list of shows I’d like to enter and going over my inventory of quilts to see what I want to enter where. It’s surprising how much time all that takes.
The first entry was due this we […]