Monday, April 23, 2012

Black & White (with a twist) Acceptances!

Black and White with a twist. 

 Quilts on The Wall is happy to announce that the following artists have been accepted into the Quilts On The Wall exhibit "Black and White -with a twist."  This exhibit will debut at International Quilt Festival in Long Beach
July 26 - 29,  2012
and will continue on to Pennsylvania National in the fall of 2012 and then to Pacific National in 2013! 

Each piece measures 30" W x 54" H. Portrait orientation.  

The requirements:
The quilts must be all back and white.  The “Twist” of color is not to exceed 10% of the total area, or the equivalent of a 13” x 13” square, cut up and spread anywhere onto the quilt.  Grayscale will be considered 'color' for the purposes of this exhibit.   

The Jurors: Matthew Leslie
             Connie Rohman

The 27 Accepted Artists are:

Catherine Baltgalvis - Prelude
Jennifer Beatty - Pinwheels in the Wind
Laura Bisagna- Pointless
David Charity- Blind Eye
Trish Charity- Le'Femme
Carol A. Churchill- Geisha Perfection
Linda Friedman- Balancing Act
jo p Griffith- A day at the beach
Robin Grube- Avian Spin
Annette Guerrero- Gridlock
Stacy Hurt- Moon -Sisters
Rachel Keller - Spinning My Wheels 
Mary Beth Kile - Roots and mycorrhizal
Vonda Matthews- Tranquil Autumn Night
Linda Miller- Linear Moves
Carol Nilsen- Courage and Sass
Myrna L. Peterjohn- Jumping for Joy
JoAnn Sarachman- Childhood Memories
Julie Schlueter- Fiore
Beth Shibley- Doodling
Linda Stone- The Red Shoes
Mary Tabar- The Light
Carolyn Villars- Snowboarder 
Deborah Weir -Galactic Dance
Carolyn Winfield- Octopus Garden
Eileen Wintemute - Black & White Desert
Karen Van Dargriff- Who Are They

Congratulations to all the accepted artists!

Friday, April 6, 2012


MAY: Santa Monica Art Studios Hangar Gallery
Exhibit by Quilts on the Wall
 Saturday, May 19 from 6-9pm open for the reception
  For any questions, contact Deborah Weir

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Deborah Weir Solo Exhibition

Deborah Weir's Solo Exhibition:  Fierce Winds
Frostburg Museum
May 15-June 2, 2012
Hill and Oak Streets Frostburg, MD 21532    (301) 689-1195 
This is an exhibit of 20 of Deborah Weir's colorful Fierce Winds series fine art quilts.  They feature an array of surface design techniques including dyeing, painting, printing, laminating, soy wax resist and hand stitching, and they evoke both the destruction and the beauty of nature's force.