We move forward from two successful exhibitions in 2016 in Prague and in the USA to the challenge of an exhibition in the Netherlands in the Autumn. We continue to work on A2 sized pieces in portrait format and will be producing four pieces over the year with the theme of 'Freedom'. An essential part of our art is working in series to a common format which does give us all a framework for our creative endeavours.
Saturday, 21 January 2012
Exciting To See Everyone's Work
I just returned from a few days visiting my sister in southeastern Idaho--definitely not a cultural center, mostly a small farming town and much, much colder than central Arizona. I've been wrestling with ideas for my first piece for Voyage. I'm going to try to focus on achieving that loose, flowing style that I so admire. I'm busily working to get the above piece finished for our annual Arizona Quilters Guild show. I call it "Suwatte" which supposedly means "Please Sit" in Japanese. It is a series of six "small" quilts that I am joining to make one large quilt. The idea comes from an Elizabeth Barton workshop on working in a series. The design comes from the back of a wood chair. It's been fun to work on this piece, but I'll be glad when it is finished.
I'll post a photo of my first Voyage project as it comes together. I have a good idea. I can't wait to see how it will turn out!