Online Slide Show of Valerie C. White’s Quilts

November 19, 2014 § Leave a comment

Here is a Smilebox show of Valerie C. White’s studio and some  of her quilts presented by  The Quilt Show.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

“Modern Spin” at Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, Massachusetts, through December 27, 2014

November 16, 2014 § Leave a comment

Modern Spin is at Narrows Center for the Arts in Fall River, Massachusetts, through December 27, 2014

This juried exhibition will showcase a selection of textile work, complementing the rich history of textiles in New England with the dynamic expression of current textile design.
Ann Baldwin May – “Sea Dragons”
 

“Let me Quilt One More Day” Exhibit at New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, through January 4, 2015

November 12, 2014 § Leave a comment

There is a new exhibit at New Britain Museum of American Art: Let Me Quilt One More Day, through January 4, 2015.

The exhibit showcases the history of the artistic practices, reinterpretations, and innovations of quilt making.

 More than forty historical and contemporary quilts ranging from traditional to modern designs are in this exhibit.
(Photo: Victoria Findlay-Wolfe with her quilt at NBMAA)

Online Slide Show of Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014′s Wearable Art

November 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

This is an Smilebox online slide show presented by The Quilt Show of wearable art from Pacific International Quilt Festival 2014.

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

“Fibrations!” at The Great Hall, Springfield, Vermont, November 7, 2014 – Spring 2015

November 3, 2014 § Leave a comment

Fibrations! will be at The Great Hall in Springfield, Vermont, November 7, 2014 – Spring 2015
Susan Balch - “Looking Up”
This fiber art and mixed-media invitational exhibition will feature renowned New England artists from Vermont, Maine, New Hampshire, and Connecticut.

 

 

“Celebration of Fiber Arts” at Mistlin Gallery, Modesto, California, through November 22, 2014

October 31, 2014 § Leave a comment

Celebration of Fiber Arts  is at Mistlin Gallery  in Modesto, California , through November 22, 2014
Sue Siefkin – “Walk in the Woods”
This gallery exhibition is exclusively devoted to fiber arts, including quilts, wearables, and fiber accessories.

 

“Art Quilts XIX: Permission to Play” at Chandler Center for the Arts, Chandler, Arizona, November 7, 2014 – January 17, 2015

October 26, 2014 § Leave a comment

Art Quilts XIX:  Permission to Play is  at Chandler Center for the Arts  in Chandler, Arizona, November 7, 2014 – January 17, 2015

Sandra Lauterbach – “Game of Serendipity”

 

This annual exhibition of contemporary artworks showcases one of the finest collections of art quilts on display in the regional Southwest.

 

Chandler Center for the Arts

“The Wicked Cherrywood Challenge 2014″

October 18, 2014 § Leave a comment

Cherrywood Fabrics created The Wicked Cherrywood Challenge 2014.

The Wicked Challenge Exhibit is on display at The Gershwin Theater (home of WICKED™) on Broadway in New York City where the quilts will hang  through November 3, 2014.

WICKED Ch. Logo

Here is a Smilebox slide show presented by The Quilt Show of the quilts from that exhibit.  Click on the quilt below.  You can delete the ad that comes up before the slides begin.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Tell Me a Story” at Cunningham Gallery Jaffrey, New Hampshire, October 17 – November 15, 2014

October 12, 2014 § Leave a comment

Tell Me a Story will be at Cunningham Gallery  in Jaffrey, New Hampshire, from October 17 – November 15, 2014
Jodi Scaltreto – “Fire and Rain”
Stories are how we understand and make sense of our complex world. They can be long or short. In this exhibition, women tell their stories through many styles and mediums.

 

“Finding a Common Thread,” The Chandler Gallery, Randolph, Vermont through November 9, 2014

October 7, 2014 § Leave a comment

Finding a Common Thread is at The Chandler Gallery in Randolph, Vermont, through November 9, 2014

 

“International TECHstyle Art Biennial” at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles San Jose, California – November 9, 2014

October 4, 2014 § Leave a comment

 

International TECHstyle Art Biennial  is  at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles  in San Jose, California, through    November 9, 2014

 

 

K. Velis Turan – “Please Stand By”

 

 

This is a juried exhibition of thirty-nine pieces by artists merging fiber media.

 

 San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

“New Directions 14″ at Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York, through November 8, 2014

September 29, 2014 § Leave a comment

New Directions 14  is at Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, now through  November 8, 2014

Wen Redmond – “Pause”

 

New Directions is a premier national exhibition of contemporary art in all visual art media, showcasing the current work of established and emerging artists from across the United States, working in a varied array of medium and genres.

 

 

The Barrett Art Center

Marbling Using Shaving Cream and Cleaning & Caring for Your Thermofax

September 22, 2014 § Leave a comment

http://www.quiltingdaily.com/blogs/quilting-daily/archive/2014/08/19/a-kid-friendly-fabric-painting-technique-for-grown-up-artists.aspx?a=qr140823&mid=581702&rid=19830235 is where there are instructions for fabric marbling using shaving cream.

The second one for cleaning and caring for your thermofax at: http://www.quiltingdaily.com/blogs/quilting-daily/archive/2014/08/21/how-to-clean-and-care-for-a-thermofax-screen-printing-screen.aspx?a=qr140823&mid=581702&rid=19830235

These are from Interweave’s  “Quilting Daily.”

“Lift Every Voice and Sing”at Gatewood Gallery, Greensboro, North Carolina, through November 8, 2014

September 18, 2014 § Leave a comment

Lift Every Voice and Sing will be at Gatewood Gallery in Greensboro, North Carolina,  through November 8, 2014
Gwendolyn Ann Magee – “Over a Way That With Tears Has Been Watered”
Lift Every Voice and Sing is an exhibition of works by the late Gwendolyn Ann Magee.  She was among the first African-American students to attend what was then the Woman’s College of the University of North Carolina.

Mounting Quilts onto Canvas Tutorial

September 15, 2014 § Leave a comment

Judy Simmons has a great tutorial for mounting quilts onto stretched canvas on her blog at:

http://judysimmonsfiberart.blogspot.com/2014/02/mounting-quilts-on-canvas.html

Photo is Judy Simmons’

“Night Thoughts” at Latimer Quilt and Textile Center, Tillamook, Oregon, September 8 – November 2, 2014

September 8, 2014 § 1 Comment

Night Thoughts will be at Latimer Quilt and Textile Center in Tillamook, Oregon, September 8 – November 2, 2014

Larkin Jean Van Horn – “Pray for the Forest II”

 

 http://www.latimerquiltandtextile.com/exhibits.htm

Latimer Quilt and Textile Center

“Politically Charged!” Blue Line Arts, Roseville, California, through October 11, 2014

September 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

Politically Charged! is at Blue Line Arts in Roseville, California, from September 5 – October 11, 2014

Pixeladies – “War in Black and White”

Blue Line Arts

“Belinda Hart Solo Exhibition” at Gallery Los Olivos, Los Olivos, California, through October 1, 2014

September 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

Belinda Hart Solo Exhibition is at Gallery Los Olivos in Los Olivos, California, through October 1, 2014
  

Belinda Hart – “Les Vignobles”

Belinda Hart is featured as the September Artist of the Month by the Artists Guild of Santa Ynez Valley.  In this solo exhibition, she will be introducing her Vineyard series.

 

Gallery Los Olivos

“Textiles and Tasting” at The Shenandoah Gallery, Plymouth, California, September 1, 2014 – January 5, 2015

August 30, 2014 § Leave a comment

Textiles and Tasting will be at The Shenandoah Gallery at the Shenandoah Vineyards and Sobon Estate   in Plymouth, California, from September 1, 2014 – January 5, 2015

Sandra Wagner – “Freeform 1″

 

 

Sobon Family Wines

“Fiber Innovations” at PACE Arts Center, Parker, Colorado, through September 27, 2014

August 22, 2014 § Leave a comment

Fiber Innovations is at PACE Arts Center in Parker, Colorado, through September 27, 2014
Carol Ann Waugh – “Vibrations”
Fiber Innovations brings together fiber artists representing a wide range of techniques, including weaving, quilting, surface design, and basketry.

 

Tutorial on “Quilt Binding: The Final Connection”

August 17, 2014 § Leave a comment

 

On August 8th, I posted about a tutorial for putting on binding.  This one is about completing the binding ends where they meet.  Very well done!  “Quilt Binding: The Final Connection”   http://www.thequiltshow.com/os/blog.php/blog_id/6590   

A very simple way to do it.

“Five Fiber Friends” at River Street Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, through September 21, 2014

August 12, 2014 § Leave a comment

 

Five Fiber Friends is  at River Street Gallery in  New Haven, Connecticut, through  September 21, 2014

 

 

Diane Cadrain – “Perfect Green Cabbage”

Five Fiber Friends

 Fairhaven Furniture

Single Fold Binding Tutorial

August 8, 2014 § Leave a comment

Excellent tutorial on single fold binding, which is what I use on my art quilts and quilts that are not going to get wear on them.  This is on Jaybird Quilts blog.

 

 

 

 

“Women Who Run with Scissors” at Plymouth Art Center, Plymouth, Wisconsin, August 8 – October 3, 2014

August 4, 2014 § Leave a comment

 

Women Who Run with Scissors will be at Plymouth Art Center in  Plymouth, Wisconsin, from  August 8 – October 3, 2014

 

 

Colleen Ansbaugh – “Yellow Pod”

 

This exhibition is a collaboration of original work, featuring stitched textiles by a small group of northern Wisconsin fiber artists.

 

Bishop Crop Circles

Bergeron-Peacock

Plymouth Art Center

“Asia Europe II” at Musee Jean-Lurcat et de la Tappisserie Contemporaine, Angers, France through January 4, 2015

August 2, 2014 § Leave a comment

 

Asia Europe II is  at Musee Jean-Lurcat et de la Tappisserie Contemporaine in  Angers, France, until   January 4, 2015

 

 

Marialuisa Sponga Archi – “Blue Rhythm”

 

This exhibition features forty-three works by artists from 12 countries.  A dialogue is formed between the creations of current European and Japanese artists.

    Musees d’ Angers

“Taylor Maid ” at Elaine Biondi Gallery Space, Monroeville, Pennsylvania, August 2 – 30, 2014

July 26, 2014 § Leave a comment

 

Taylor Maid will be at Elaine Biondi Gallery Space in Monroeville, Pennsylvania from August 2 – 30, 2014

 

 

 

  Rhoda Taylor – “Reminders”

 

 

 

This is a solo exhibition by Rhoda Taylor that showcases the fiber art she has created over the past 8 years. Drawn to the colors of nature, fabrics are her paintbrush.

 

 

Monroeville Public Library

“Jim Hay and Friends” at Gallery Kisousha, Kita Karuizawa, Gunma, Japan through October 26, 2014

July 25, 2014 § Leave a comment

 

Jim Hay and Friends is  at Gallery Kisousha, Kita Karuizawa, Gunma, Japan, through October 26, 2014

 

 

 

Jim Hay – “It Was This Big”

 

 

 

This exhibition features 11 machine-sewn collage quilts by award-winning artist Jim Hay, plus friends’ artworks in cloth, wood, and ceramics.

 

 

 

 

“Forming Our Lives” at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, California, July 26 – September 14, 2014

July 20, 2014 § Leave a comment

Forming Our Lives will be at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles in San Jose, California,  July 26 – September 14, 2014

 

 

Bonnie J. Smith – “Swimming Upstream #5″

 In this exhibition, three women recount personal stories that have affected and continue to shape their lives.

 

San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

“Elements” at La Tienda Exhibit Space, Santa Fe, New Mexico, through July 18, 2014

July 15, 2014 § Leave a comment

Elements is at La Tienda Exhibit Space in Santa Fe, New Mexico, through July 18, 2014 .

Julie Filatoff – “The Elements”

This exhibition of contemporary mixed-media fiber art will feature two-dimensional and three-dimensional work on themes such as the elements of design, the elements of color, the elements of the Southwest, the elements of the Earth, and the element of surprise.

 

La Tienda Exhibit Space

“Local Threads” at Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, through September 7, 2014

July 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

Local Threads is at Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa, through September 7, 2014

 Astrid Hilger Bennett – “Pods 2″

 

Figge Art Museum

“Common Place” at Quiltstar, Freiburg, Germany, July 10 – September 10, 2014

July 2, 2014 § Leave a comment

Common Place is at Quiltstar in Freiburg, Germany from July 10 – September 10, 2014

 Cas Holmes – “Red Barge Sails”

Cas Holmes trained in fine arts and produces multimedia artworks in color, paint, and stitch.

 

Quiltstar

Online Slide Presentation of Wendy Mammatah’s Quilts

June 30, 2014 § Leave a comment

 The Quilt Show has featured a Smilebox slide presentation of fiber artist Wendy Mammatah’s African – inspired quilts.  Wendy is originally from Ghana.
Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

“Slice – A Juried Cross Section of Regional Art” at Pence Gallery, Davis, California, through August 24, 2014

June 26, 2014 § Leave a comment

Slice – A Juried Cross Section of Regional Art is at Pence Gallery in Davis, California, through  August 24, 2014 

Pence Gallery

“Quilt National 2013″ at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, California, through July 20, 2014

June 13, 2014 § Leave a comment

Holder
Cynthia D. Friedman
A Man among Giants

The San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles in San Jose, California, is showing quilts from Quilt National 2013, which are from the Dairy Barn Quilt National 2013 in Athens, Ohio.

http://www.sjquiltmuseum.org/exhibitions.html

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