World of Threads Festival

As a got off the plane, I was surprised how quickly I had made it through customs. The next hurdle was trying to make my way to the train. With a little human help and some signs, I was able to board the express train to downtown Toronto. I was in the city for my first international artist reception.

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Portals by Teannalach

Coming in from the cool, cloudy gray afternoon, I entered the warm, glowing gallery and was immediately transported back outside, visually, by the painted Portals of Rachel Teannalach.

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Turning Over a New Leaf

“You are out of order!” someone says as the gavel hits the block. This is what I am imagining in my head right now as I am posting events out of order here.

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Packing it Up

I am going to give you a peek behind the scenes in the studio. I am starting to get my art ready to go to Reno for a solo exhibition I am having that will be at the Metro Gallery, in October. This packing is not glamorous stuff. It is organization and paying attention to the nitty-gritty details.

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Print Boise

I locked my bike and walked across the street, ready to get out of the heat. I pulled open the large red door and stepped into the white room. Lines were strung across the room. Tiny clothespins held delicate sheets of uniform rectangular paper. It looked like a multitude of Tibetan prayer flags, but they weren’t. These were impressions of Boise.

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The Sheldon Museum

The Sheldon Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska is located on the University of Nebraska campus. Designed by Philip Johnson and build in 1963, it is an interesting space filled with art.

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SAQA Layered Voices – Part 2

In my last post, I shared some artworks from the Studio Art Quilt Associates’ Layered Voices exhibition that were more neutral in color. Today, I will share some of the pieces that contain more color.

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SAQA Layered Voices – Part 1

When I signed up to go to the Studio Art Quilt Associates conference in Lincoln, NE, I was hoping that maybe I would get to see my own artwork there.

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SAQA Conference – Lincoln, NE

Whenever I travel east, it feels a bit like time travel. The cities are older and the buildings more historic. When I recently traveled to Lincoln, Nebraska, it felt like going back into my past.

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Leftovers Auction

As I walked in the door, piles of original prints laid on tables all around the room. Almost 100 of them! I could not wait to get my eyes on them. Linocuts, etchings, woodcuts, chine collé, lithographs, solar plate prints, drypoint and more – a smorgasbord of prints. And I was there to help sort them all out.

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