Archive for 2015

July 15-October 11, 2016, Art Quilts of the Midwest; National Quilt Museum, Paducah, Kentucky

Posted by ewquilts on December 4, 2015 in Exhibits | No Comments

 As part of it’s year-long focus on the role of place in quilt making, the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky will host a collection of quilts from Linzee Kull McCray’s book Art Quilts of the Midwest.  I plan to exhibit One Life, as neither of my quilts featured in the book (Venus Transit, […]

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Poppy Field (aka Cross-Quarter Embrace)

Posted by ewquilts on December 3, 2015 in Inspiration, WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

March 2014 I was recently thumbing through a book about weaving when I came across a design that really excited me as a potential quilt idea.  I wouldn’t make the quilt in black and red, but this is just a simple way of remembering that basic concept so that I can later have the fun […]

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January 5-March 5, 2016, Art Quilts of the Midwest; International Quilt Study Center, Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted by ewquilts on December 3, 2015 in Exhibits | No Comments

Drawn from the recent book, Art Quilts of the Midwest, by Linzee Kull McCray, the quilts selected for this exhibition hint at the ways in which the Midwest’s geography, weather, people, and culture influence the work of quilt artists from the region.  The exhibition will be presented in two rotations between January 5 and May […]

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April 14, 2015, “Art Quilts of the Midwest” book talk; Iowa City Public Library, Iowa City, IA

Posted by ewquilts on March 31, 2015 in Speaking Engagements | No Comments

  Tuesday, April 14 7:00-8:30PM Iowa City Public LibraryMeeting Room A (1st floor) 123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA Art Quilts of the Midwest author Linzee Kull McCray, foreword contributor and fiber artist Astrid Bennett and I will each participate in this Prairie Lights bookstore-sponsored event.  Linzee will talk about the genesis of the book, as well as featured artists’ […]

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“Face of a Stranger” (self portrait)

Posted by ewquilts on February 28, 2015 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

Project started: August 2014 This is my latest, and most ambitious project to-date.  It is a large-scale (6′ x 8′) self portrait quilt made of 1″ squares.  When finished, the quilt will contain more than 7,000 pieces – all scraps from my fabric collection.  This is my progress as of February 27, 2015. July 11, […]

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March 27, 2015 – “Art Quilts of the Midwest” book launch & signing event, Home Ec Workshop, Iowa City, IA

Posted by ewquilts on February 28, 2015 in Publications, Speaking Engagements | No Comments

Friday, March 27 @ 6:00P Home Ec Workshop 207 N. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA Author Linzee Kull McCray and I officially launch her new book  “Art Quilts of the Midwest” at this meet-n-greet and book signing event.   The evening will also include a screening of my video “A Piece of Me.” Artist List:Marilyn […]

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