Due to the efforts of Betty Busby and the wonderful special exhibits people at Quilts, Inc., “A Walk in the Wild” was a special exhibit at the International Quilt Festival.
“A Walk in the Wild” is an expression of life in the Southwest in the form of long, banner-shaped quilts.
My piece is entitled “A Walk in the Bosque.” It’s based on an aerial map of a portion of the Rio Grande that runs through the City of Albuquerque. The gray road at the top is Central Avenue, and the one toward the bottom is Bridge Boulevard. The density of the pattern in the brown fabric relates to the density of buildings in the aerial photo. The bosque (forest) along the river is made from hand-dyed wool by Woolylady. Continue reading →
I decided–well, not at the last minute, but fairly late that I would go to Houston, Texas, for the 2013 International Quilt Festival. In part I wanted to go because I had a quilt in a special exhibit, and that’s not something you get to do every day. Continue reading →
This is my fourth (and final) post about the annual Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) online reverse auction. On the first day, the price for each piece is $750. The next day, the price drops to $550. The third day, it drops to $350, then $250, then $150, and finally $75. Continue reading →
Each year Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) holds an online reverse auction. On the first day, the price for each piece is $750. The next day, the price drops to $550. The third day, it drops to $350, then $250, then $150, and finally $75. Continue reading →
Here are my two submissions for this month’s meeting of the Santa Fe Photography Group. The challenge is flower macros. The first is a jimson weed flower, and the second is a nearby leaf. Click on photos for larger image. Continue reading →