Diane

In Tandem – Detroit Design Festival

In Tandem is part of the Detroit Design Festival this week.  I am participating in the exhibit at the Rusas Building, 6540 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI.  Ralph and Jason get credit for hanging all of my work last night, from what we saw during set up it is an exciting show in a great space. […]

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SAQA Benefit Auction

The SAQA benefit auction is running for the next couple of weeks.  Many fantastic artworks are available and every dollar raised is for exhibition programs at venues around the world.   The auction also increases the audience of artists and their art quilts.   The auction is broken down into four (4) sections that run for […]

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Quilt National 2015

  Look what came in today’s mail.  The postcard for Quilt National and I am honored to be one of the 86 accepted artists in this years Quilt National 2015 show this year. It is becoming reality, the opening is a little over a week away.  The quilt in the show is similar, yet slightly different […]

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Art Quilts of the Midwest

  The book, Art Quilts of the Midwest finally came!  I was delighted to open the book and find the photograph of Twisted on the inside cover.  Rion (my son) was standing next to me and was very impressed that he was credited as the photographer and best of all even had his name spelled correct. […]

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Quilting Arts – Free Holiday eBook

Thank you Vivika!  Today’s Quilting Daily is highlighting an article I wrote for Quilting Arts Gifts in 2010 highlighting ornaments made with wire mesh fabric.  Here is the link:  http://www.quiltingdaily.com/free-holiday-christmas-quilting-patterns/

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Grand Opening – The Art Gallery of Royal Oak

  The Grand Opening of The Art Gallery of Royal Oak is April 24 at 5:30 pm when the Mayor of the city will have the ceremonial ribbon cutting.  Blackfinn will be providing food and all purchases will be 15% during the evening. Ralph and I have a wall setup with some of our work […]

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Please Stop by and Visit Ralph and I at the 2014 Royal Oak Artist Market Show & Sale

  Ralph and I will be there for the fourth year in a row, it is always fun to connect with friends.  We will be in booth #32 (I think it is where we were last year, if not it is a booth or two over).  The Daily Tribune has an article here.  The preview party […]

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Vertigo, Dizziness and Omniax

Look where I got to spend part of the afternoon. It was lovely! I walked in very anxious, since my experience has never been very good. Imagine an amusement park ride that spins you, turns you upside down and you get motion sickness. This was my third time strapped into the machine and I was […]

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Artist of the Month at Royal Oak Public Library – 3D Quilts

This month (January, 2014) I am the featured Artist of the Month in the showcase of the Royal Oak Public Library.  The showcase is located directly to your left when you enter the main doors of the library.   Thank you for all of the kind words and comments on my work.  I really enjoyed […]

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HOOT the Owl

Ralph’s newest “crutch” creation HOOT the Owl. He was very generous and provided a unique baby shower gift for us to give on Saturday. The new parent’s theme for the nursery is owls and they are beer connoisseurs (after all they have contributed quite a few bottle caps to the collection). Ralph put me to […]

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