Quilt Visions Biennial 2014: The Sky’s the Limit is the 13th international juried exhibition produced by the Visions Art Museum: Contemporary Quilts + Textiles (VAM). The exhibition will be presented at Visions Art Museum in San Diego, California. The jurors will select work that exemplifies innovation in quilting and surface design techniques as well as excellence in composition and craftsmanship. A full color exhibition catalog will be published.
Sue Benner has been a studio artist making primarily art quilts since 1980. She has degrees in molecular biology and biomedical illustration which continue to inform her work. She is an innovator in her field, creating original dyed and painted fabrics, combining with recycled textiles to form fields of structured pattern, vivid beauty and riotous variation. She lectures and teaches nationally and internationally. Her work is in many private, corporate and institutional collections. She lives and works in Dallas, Texas.
Patty Hawkins is an internationally known art quilt maker. She belongs to the “wabi sabi” school of thought which sees beauty in imperfection. Her work is primarily made from her own hand dyed fabrics. Patty is a recognized and well loved teacher. She has been juried into all of the prestigious art quilt venues over the years. She is a founding member of Colorado’s Front Range Contemporary Quilters. She lives and works in Estes Park, Colorado.
Bruce Hoffman is the Director of Gravers Lane Gallery in the historic Chestnut Hill area of Philadelphia. He is an independent curator, artist, writer and educator. He was director of an internationally recognized gallery for twenty years where he established and curated the International Fiber Biennial from 1998-2010. He is on the Executive Board of FiberPhiladelphia, serves as curatorial consultant for several fiber friendly programs, lectures internationally and is advisor to the publication Fiber Art Now.
Congratulations to the following artists who were selected for the Quilt Visions 2014: The Sky’s The Limit exhibition:
Liz Axford, Linda Beach, Rachel Brumer, Marianne Burr, Elizabeth Busch, Vicki Carlson, Hollis Chatelain, Shin-hee Chin, Sandra Palmer Ciolino, Maryline Collioud-Robert, Nancy Condon, Judith Content, Carol Coohey, Pamela Fitzsimons, Betty Ford, Helen Geglio, Jeanne Gray, Jean Herman, Rosemary Hoffenberg, Judy Hooworth, Marie-Laure Ilie, Lisa Kijak, Paulette Landers, Judy Langille, Cat Larrea, Judith e Martin, Valerie Maser-Flanagan, Eleanor McCain, Hilde Morin, Katie Pasquini Masopust, Heather Pregger, Melody Randol, Emily Richardson, Maggy Rozycki-Hiltner, Karen Schulz, Diane Siebels, Janet Steadman, Carol Trice, Carol Watkins, Kevin Womack.