Healdsburg Oaks at Stitching California

My quilt Healdsburg Oaks was is one of 41 pieces that jurors, Katie Pasquini Masopust and Karen Holmes, selected out of 78 submissions for Stitching California: Fiber Artists Interpret the State’s People, Life, and Land. The Studio Art Quilt Association (SAQA) call for entry was an invitation for quilt artists from members from the Northern California … More Healdsburg Oaks at Stitching California

Twelve x Twelve Finale

I completed a second year with the 12 x 12 Challenge at the Textile Dream Studio in Berkeley.  Here a group of women, working in various media, met monthly to further our development as artists with discussions related to our creative practice and art shares related to our progress working in the 12” x 12” format. Our last … More Twelve x Twelve Finale

My Year of Quilting

I’ve been a quilter since 2000, but mostly focused on making the quilt tops, leaving the quilting as an afterthought or something I could hire experts to finish the work for me.  I decided to spend the year focusing on making the quilting an important part of my work.  I invested in a new Bernina … More My Year of Quilting

Women on the Twenty

  In Pamela Lanza’s Experimental Drawing class at UC Berkeley Extension, I started a series of charcoal drawings of American women I thought should be considered for the newly designed 20 dollar bill.  Everyone in class was excited this became a big topic in the news while I was working on my series, culminating with … More Women on the Twenty

Illustrator

I’ve continued with my drawing and printmaking.  I decided to try my hand using Adobe Illustrator and have been taking a class at UC Berkeley extension.  The drawing tools in the app are so different from traditional drawing, each assignment has taken hours and hours to complete.  The class was completely filled with several people … More Illustrator