Saturday, 20 April 2013

Grand National Quilt Show




Tomorrow afternoon, 21 April, 2013, the Grand National Quilt Show opens in Kitchener, ON at Homer Watson House and Gallery. I was fortunate enough to have both of my entries accepted for the show and will be attending the opening. If you look carefully, you will see that I also had the honour of having my quilt, Red Iris, chosen for the photo on the official invitation to the show! This was hugely exciting for me .

There are over fifty works in the show apparently, from all across Canada illustrating each participating artist's "take" on the theme, "Local Colour". I am really looking forward to seeing what others did. You know me! I am a literalist and a realist so my two pieces, Red Iris and Smoke Bush Leaves are both representations of the glorious colours I am surrounded by so close to my home.

If you are in or near Kitchener, ON, DO drop in and see the quilts. The show runs till 23 June, 2013.

4 comments:

  1. I feel a road trip happening:)

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  2. Wow! Congrats! I wish I could go. I received my postcard invite a couple weeks ago without even realizing it was your quilt on the invitation. Have fun!
    Stay inspired!

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  3. Congratulations! I wish I lived cle enought to go see the show.

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  4. That's great, that's gorgeouss! Congratulations. Your pieces are really wonderful and deserve this much attention.

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