American Quilts and Textile Art — Featuring My Sister

My sister knows how to quilt.  And when I say “she knows how to quilt”, I mean “She KNOWS how to quilt.”  Indeed, she made all of the above and she donates many of her works to charity auctions.  Other pieces she gives to fortunate family members. 🙂 My sister belongs to a guild where … More American Quilts and Textile Art — Featuring My Sister

Free Time

We’re still on holiday as AP took the week off work and I am caught up with orders. The day spread out before us, asking us what we wished to do with our free time, which is precious and sometimes hard to come by. “I wish to visit a stately home” we said, and so … More Free Time

Artly Things

The Guildford Gallery had their annual student show and I was asked to steward for a few afternoons a week. It’s really one of my favourite things to do because I meet other local artists and crafts people and we share notes and experiences. Last week I met a stained glass artist who learned her … More Artly Things

Retrospective — An Artist is Surprised by a Former Love

“Marina Abramovic and Ulay shared a great love story in the 70s. Together they performed art out of the van they lived in, forming a collective called “the other”. When their relationship had come to an end, they went to the Great Wall of China to walk it together. Both started walking from the opposite … More Retrospective — An Artist is Surprised by a Former Love