See my artwork this week at the “Olympics of the Quilt World”

International Quilt Festival – Houston
November 4-7, 2010

It’s the Olympics of the quilt world with over 50,000 people attending each year. I’m honored to have my artwork showing in these exhibits:

1. Studio Art Quilt Associates’ Creative Force 2010
Supported by a National Endowment for the Arts grant.

Boundary Waters 50
Photo by Deidre Adams
Catalog available from the SAQA Store

2. Beneath The Surface –  Juried Invitational

Boundary Waters 52 (Knowing)
Photo by Deidre Adams
Catalog available.

3. 500 Art Quilts – Featuring artwork from the book 500 Art Quilts

Boundary Waters 21 from the Collection of Carol J. Moore

4.  Eye of the Quilter:  Inspiration – A photography exhibit with the theme of reflections.

This is a sister photo to the one accepted to the exhibit.

5.  Sightlines

I happily served as juror for Sightlines and was honored to choose the fourteen artists.  Each artist was invited to create an installation of artworks featuring a sightline linking all the artwork in the exhibit.  Each artist chose her own themes and created five to eight artworks, including four 8×8″ linking pieces, covering a ten foot wide space. Perhaps the required continuous line provided provocation, both conscious and unconscious, to the artists to focus on time, personal history, and memory.

Hardcover catalog with six-page gatefold showcasing the exhibit as it will be shown is available.

Please note that Clairan Ferrano is the Managing Curator of the exhibit.  The tACTile group of Australia introduced this concept to SAQA with an exhibit entitled eyeline.

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  1. 1

    Sue, I still hope to see it in person sometime. Loved the video you and some of the other artists did with Sandra Sider. Enjoy being at Karey’s. It’s a magical experience. Hi to all!

  2. 2

    Virginia, we missed you not being at Festival- 7 Sightlines artists showed up on Saturday. The exhibition looks amazing, so congratulations for putting us all together & all your management work! I’m happily enjoying day 2 at La Grange.

  3. 3

    Love your work Virginia! Always intriguing and amazing, your talents are superb! Wish I could go in person to see all the wonderful works at the ‘Olympics’.

  4. 4

    Congratulations on all the pieces being shown! You must be so proud. I especially love Boundary Waters 50.