“Riverbank” 2013 Cindy Grisdela – side view
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– […]
"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 […]
My work is featured in two online Virtual Galleries this month–on the websites of Studio Art Quilt Associates and Great Falls Studios.
"Red Totem" 2010 Cindy Grisdela
You’ll find “Red Totem” in the January Virtual Gallery on the Studio Art Quilt Associates website. The virtual exhibit is titled “Lin […]
Autumn Forest 2011 Cindy Grisdela
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 Hamp […]
"Captured Marbles" in progress Cindy Grisdela 2011
I’m working on the quilting for “Captured Marbles” from my 30 art quilts in 30 days project and couldn’t wait to show it! This is a variation on the pebbling motif that I like so much, but it has more of a feather feel to it. Plus it’s a little quic […]
"Lake House" Cindy Grisdela 2011
I finished “Lake House” just in time to donate to the Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) annual online auction. The auction is a major fundraiser for the group, which is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting quilts as art. All of the donated quilts are posted on the SAQA web […]
"The Road Home" Cindy Grisdela 2011
“The Road Home” is the next finish in the sprint to get ready for my upcoming July show with friend and fellow artist Jennifer Duncan. The show will be titled “Homes” and will be up at the Keller Williams Realty office in McLean starting July 15.
I’m posting these […]
Around the Block Cindy Grisdela 2011
Wow, I didn’t realize I’d been AWOL from the blog for so long! I’ve been working almost nonstop getting my eight pieces ready for my next show in July.
Here’s a peak at “Around the Block” after the quilting lines have been added to create interesting texture. I decid […]
Cindy Grisdela – Naples Contemporary Craft Exhibit
May has been a whirlwind month! I made a quick trip down to Naples, Fl at the beginning of the month to see my family and visit “Intuition” and “Amber Harvest” at the Naples Contemporary Craft Exhibition at the Longstreth-Goldberg Gallery. The show is up until June […]
"Intuition" Cindy Grisdela 2010
My two pieces, “Intuition” and “Amber Harvest,” currently hanging in the Naples Contemporary Craft Exhibition in Naples, FL, were included in a review of the show in the April 20, 2011 Naples Daily News. Click here for the online version. I’m pleased to be one of 26 a […]