Wednesday, October 15, 2014

More on Quilt Visions 2014....

Linda Beach, Beyond

 
Vicki Carlson, Points In Time






















Fiber Visions is well represented in the exhibition Quilt Visions 2014:  The Sky's The Limit and several of us were there at the opening reception in San Diego on October 11.

Not only was Patty Hawkins one of three jurors of the exhibition, but Melody Randol, Vicki Carlson and Linda Beach all had work juried in.  (Please see the entry immediately preceding this for more on Melody Randol and her receiving the prestigious Quilts Japan Award). For information on visiting this exhibition or to purchase a catalog, please see the Visions Art Museum website.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Visions Quilts Japan Award

Charlotte Bird presenting Melody Randol the Quilts Japan Award

At the opening reception for Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky's The Limit, Melody Randol was presented with the Quilts Japan Award for her work Still Waters.  The Quilts Japan Award is given to the artist whose work will encourage and inspire quilt artists internationally.  It is sponsored by Japan Handi Crafts Instructors' Association and Nihon Vogue Company Ltd.  Melody has been invited to spend one week in Japan in 2015 and teach other quilt artists.  She is most honored to receive such an award.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Storytellers

Do Palma's work featured on the postcard
 
Storytellers opens tonight at the Lander Art Center, Lander, Wyoming with a reception from 6-8 pm.  Featuring the work of Spencer Bohren, Melissa Strickler and our own Do Palma, the exhibition will remain on display until November 1, 2014.  

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Linda Beach Exhibition


Arboreal Musings is a solo exhibition of the work of Linda Beach opening on September 5 at The Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Eighteen works will be on display in the Ruth Brennan Gallery along with quotations, all in celebration of the tree.

An opening reception will be held on Friday, September 5 from 5-7pm and Linda will also be giving a talk at 11am on Saturday, September 6 where she will discuss her work and process.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Wild Thing!

Obsession by Louisa L. Smith is part of the inaugural online gallery exhibition by Visions Art Museum.  The exhibition can be viewed on the Visions Art Museum website.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts

Do Palma, Red Tree detail
Four Fiber Visions artists were juried into New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts which recently opened at the Lincoln Center in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Patty Hawkins received the Prize for Creative Artistry with her work Forest Rebirth.

Do Palma received the Jurors Choice Award for her piece Red Tree.

Mary McCauley has two pieces, Monarch and Hokusai's Wave, in the show.

And Melody Randol has a total of three pieces included in the exhibition with an image of one being featured in publicity for the show.

New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts is on display July 11 - August 30, 2014.