fibreQuarterly Volume 1 issue2,Winter 05/06
|Canadian Quilts Abroad|
|Last November east coast Quilt Artist , teacher and curator Valerie
Hearder took a group of over thirty Quilts by twelve artist to Japan.
This coming March Kathleen
Bissett, winner of Canadian Quilters Associations (CQA/ACC) 1998
Dorothy McMurdie Award for significant contributions to the world of
Canadian quilting and Canadian quilt heritage is presenting an other group
of Canadian quilts to the United States. Canada
Uncovered opens at the Museum of The American Quilter's Society
in Paducah, Kentucky on March 29 2006
Over the past few months I have featured just some of the work shown at Yokohama Quilt Week (November 11-13 Yokohama, December 5-13 Sendai, Japan.) The exhibition was sponsored by the Japanese quilt magazine, Patchwork Quilt Tsushin who invited Valerie Hearder, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia to curate the exhibition. Valerie was also invited to exhibit 6 of her quilts and to travel to Japan with the show to teach at the Yokohma Quilt Week event.
Valerie has returned and in her Winter
2006 e-newsletter: you can read about her
visit to Yokohama Quilt Festival in Japan, and see photo albums of quilts.
Artists included in this show are: Judy Martin, Sheguindah, Ontario Jayne Willoughby Scott, Edmonton, Alberta Karen Colbourne Martin, St. Johnıs Newfoundland Martha Cole, Lumsden, Saskatchewan Laurie Swim, Blue Rocks, Nova Scotia Dorothy Caldwell, Hastings, Ontario Lorraine Roy, Mississauga , Ontario Meredith Annett, Halifax, Nova Scotia Pamela Allan, Kingston, Ontario Linda Mackie Findlay, Halifax, Nova Scotia Emilie Belak, Grand Forks, British Columbia Sheila Niles, Millarville, Alberta. Judy Farrow of Parksville B.C.
to view some of work of some of these artist click on any of these images for a larger and closer look at each.
Horned Puffins of
the Pacific, 2001,
|Valerie Hearder: Quilt from Newfoundland Series "Lifeline: displacement"||
Karen Colbourne Martin
"As Seen with the Listening Heart"
(38" x 27")
Upon this Rock
18" x 41"
more work by these artist can be seen on-line at their personal websites, here are just a few:
Pamela Allen http://pamelart.homestead.com/titlepage.html
Valerie Hearder www.valeriehearder.com
Lorraine Roy, http://www.lroytextileart.com/
fibre Quarterly Volume 1 issue2,Winter 05/06