Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Two Juried Quilt Exhibitions

Jet Trails #4 was accepted by juror Charlotte Bird into Studio Channel Islands Art Center's "Focus on Fiber II -- Small Quilt Open" exhibition. The show is on the campus of Cal State University Channel Islands from May 16th through July 4th.

This piece is approximately 12" square.

Detail of Jet Trails #4

This recently completed quilt, Broken Squares, is 56" x 48". It features discharged and hand-dyed fabrics, along with some batik and commerical cotton fabrics.

Broken Squares was selected by juror Sandra Sider for SAQA's 2009 "Musings" exhibit to be at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum in Grand Rapids, MI, this summer. The show runs from June 19th through August 30th, and some of the work will be featured on the Museum's website, www.ford.utexas.edu/museum/aboutmus.asp.

Detail of Broken Squares.

The quilting on the hand-dyed fabric was done with 12-wt variegated cotton thread.
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