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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Calder Influence

Bright colorful objects dance and spin through the air as a breeze sneaks in through the open window A mobile hanging from the ceiling.

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New Work

At the beginning of the new year, I decided to move in a different direction with my artwork. I took a break from the Leaf Stack series and started on a new piece.

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Arbitrary Color

As the sun set and darkness descended, the misty fog shrouded the street lamps and created an air of mystery. We entered the building, I, with a bit of nervous anticipation. Once inside, the huge space enveloped us. I was given my name tag, with the title “Artist” on it. This title makes me happy.

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A Year in Review

Happy New Year! It’s the start of another year. A time for new beginnings, perhaps, new adventures, new explorations, new work. It is also a good time to review the previous year and plan for this next one.

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Deadline Hit and Miss

The clock is ticking. The stress is building. Piles are mounting up in my studio as I work trying to meet a deadline. Questions are running through my head:

“What was I thinking? Why did you wait so long to start? Will it get done? Why did I go so big? What’s the point?”

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Gateway to Imagination

There it was, sitting in my inbox. The email I had been expecting. I hesitated. A slight sense of dread was present. Part of me wanted to just leave it there, unopened. It lasted less than a minute before the other part of me said, “Just open it.”

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Leaf Stack Continues

Back in the studio, I have started on another Leaf Stack piece. Here I have my sketch book with lots of thumbnails.

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Night Birches

You have probably been noticing Valentine’s day displays and advertisements or just a proliferation of pink and red everywhere. What first comes to mind when you think of Valentine’s Day? Roses, hearts, the color red, love, chocolate? I think chocolate is synonymous with Valentine’s. But then, I think it is for every holiday, as well! And why not? Yum!

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