Posts Tagged ‘New artwork’

Art Quilt Collector mag – Cover and 3 new artwork revealed!

 

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I’m thrilled to join Nancy Bardach, Lisa Call and Dan Olfe as the “Artists to Watch” in Issue No. 7 of Art Quilt Collector magazine. It’s even more exciting to have a detail of a new artwork, Boundary Waters 85, featured on the cover.

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All the info you need to subscribe to Art Quilt Collector or buy the single issue is here on the Studio Art Quilt Associates’ website.

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I wanted to offer something new for the article so AQC is the premiere of Boundary Waters 82, 84, and 85.  All these new artworks with all their details are up on my website now.

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04 2017

2017 – Off to a good start!

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It’s the start of my studio season with hardly any snow, but temps in the single digits.  It’s such a joy to be once again inspired and working in the studio every day.

Above is an artwork I just started for the Studio Art Quilter’s Spotlight Auction at their annual conference.  It’s two layers of Lutradur stitched together and burned.  The inserted fabric is hand painted and I added ink highlights.  Now on to hand-stitching!  Title: December 21.

I also have in the works two new Boundary Waters – one of which I am sure to bring to completion, the other is a bit shaky at the moment.  Onward!

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01 2017

Clover and a Bee – It’s In!

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Clover and a Bee
23.5″ x 35″
White cotton fabric, torn and sewn;
painted, cut, stitched, painted, stitched.

I’m so lucky to have a nature preserve nearby.  It was the inspiration for this artwork just juried into Concrete and Grassland, a Studio Art Quilt Associate’s exhibit to premier at Grant’s Pass Museum of Art in Grant’s Pass, OR in 2016.

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Clover and a Bee
Detail

Miss Emily Dickinson had it right:
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
One clover, and a bee,
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.

See all three artworks in this series here.

A list of all the accepted artists is here.

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11 2015

Three New Artworks – Inspired by the Prairie

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Prairie 1
23.5″ x 35″
White cotton fabric, torn and sewn;
painted, cut, stitched, painted, stitched.
$855

I’m so lucky to have the a prairie nature center right across the river from me.  There are mown paths through the tall grass in summer and it’s a place of endless inspiration. Above is #12 from the bluebird house trail.

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Prairie 2
23.75″ x 34.5″
White cotton fabric, torn and sewn;
painted, cut, stitched, painted, stitched.
$855

Summer is a riot of color with native wildflowers waving in the wind.

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Prairie 3
24″ x34.5″
White cotton fabric, torn and sewn;
painted, cut, stitched, painted, stitched.
$855

As always, I’m thinking not only about a specific scene, but of the emotional response to being out in the wind with the sky arching overhead.  Details of all three artworks here.

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03 2015

New Artwork!

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Between 8
Nonwoven fabric, acrylic paint, rayon thread
on stretched canvas.
12″x12″x.75″
$150

A new addition this week to the Between series.
Meditations on transitions; inspired by the changing of the seasons.

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02 2015