Tuesday, 7 June 2016

Hot Summer Fibre Art

I am really quite thrilled to be in a whole slew of group exhibitions this summer.

Hillcrest Village Fibreworks presents: "Joined by Thread" at Galleria 814, 
814 St. Clair Ave. West, Toronto.
Opening reception is on June 16th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Would love to see you there!
The exhibition is on until June 25.

"Hidden Treasures"
Painted with Colour Vie pigments, printed with real live leaves,
free motion machine quilted.

"Leaf Study" 
Printed with leaves, dyed, stitched panel, pieced and hand quilted

"My Corner of the World" is a SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates)
Juried Group Exhibition of over 80 stunning art quilts at 
the Stratford Perth Museum & Archives In beautiful Stratford, Ontario
The exhibition continues until Sept. 5, 2016. 
Definitely worth a visit!

"Rocks on Lake Huron"
My original photos, fused and manipulated cotton.
For the border I made a rubbing of the rocks on cotton 

using Colour Vie pigments
Free motion machine quilted.

Here is a detail of "Rocks on Lake Huron"

“The National Juried Show” is a CQA/ACC (Canadian Quilters Association)
juried exhibition in Toronto from June 15 to 18

"Caught in a Whirlwind"
Painted with Colour Vie pigments, printed with leaves.
Machine quilted

"Caught in a Whirlwind" - detail
Yep, I used a potato masher for the texture.

The Toronto Modern Quilt Guild has a booth in the Vendors' Hall 
at the Quilt Canada Conference at the International Centre
in Toronto June 15 to 18
Very cool quilts by the TMQG members. Here are a few of mine:

"Hell on Three Wheels"
Photo on cotton, painted (using Colour Vie of course),
printed with a bicycle wheel, fused, machine quilted

"Balancing Leaves"
Screen printed, painted, and printed with leaves,
fused and machine quilted

"Split Rock"
Photo on cotton, pigment rubbings of rocks,
pieced and free-motion machine quilted

My offering for the  communal display of 14" x 14" mini quilts
in the TMQG booth at the CQA conference.
Looking forward to seeing them all displayed together.