Archive for 2017

Quilts.com blogpost by Suzanne Labry, October 2017

Posted by ewquilts on October 6, 2017 in Publications | No Comments

 I enjoyed working with Suzanne Labry for her thoughtful Quilts.com blogpost about my work. QUILT MARKET HOUSTON QUILT MARKET PORTLAND   Few objects are so loaded with meaning as a quilt, and it is hard to imagine another item that can encompass so many varied emotions. The quilt as an object can represent any number […]

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Quiltfolk, Issue 02 – Iowa, 2017

Posted by ewquilts on September 30, 2017 in Publications | No Comments

I was pleased to spy a bit of my quilt Portmanteau in Michael McCormick’s magazine Quiltfolk Issue 02 – Iowa.  Each issue of the magazine is less a periodical and more a luxurious book as the publication contains no advertisements.  My quilt is seen in the feature on the Iowa Quilt Museum in Winterset, Iowa. […]

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Quilt- & Textilkunst Patchwork Professional (German), March 2017

Posted by ewquilts on August 8, 2017 in Publications | No Comments

           Here is the original transcript of the interview questions I answered:   Information About Me…   I am a 49 year old, single man living and working in Iowa City, Iowa USA. My full-time day job is as a dispatcher and field trip coordinator for the local school district’s […]

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Summer Applesauce

Posted by ewquilts on August 8, 2017 in Recipes | No Comments

Every year around my birthday (July 10), I attempt to find what we used to call “summer apples,” typically a Lodi.  This year I found them at Stringtown, an Amish grocery just north of Kalona, Iowa.  The apples are yellow-green in color and are much more tangy than fall apples.  My paternal grandmother, Nannie, was known for her cooking.  […]

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August 31-October 15, 2017, Rerum Novarum; Monte Pearson Gallery, Pearson Lakes Art Center, Lake Okoboji, Iowa

Posted by ewquilts on May 12, 2017 in Classes, Exhibits | No Comments

Pearson Lakes Art Center, Lake Okoboji, Iowa I have the pleasure of working with the PLAC on my first solo show, Rerum Novarum (of new things).  I will exhibit a total of 8 quilts, 4 of which have never been publicly exhibited, including the  debut of Poppy Field (8’x21′ colossal-scale quilt).  The exhibit will also include my 6’x8′ self portrait Face of a Stranger.  Opening […]

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January 28-April 15, 2017, Quilted Expressions, Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa

Posted by ewquilts on January 13, 2017 in Exhibits | No Comments

  My work is scheduled to be included in a group fiber exhibit, featuring four Iowa fiber/quilt artists, curated by Eric Anderson of the Blanden Art Museum in Fort Dodge, Iowa.  I will be premiering my self portrait Face of a Stranger (2016) as well as showing One Life (2013) and Humans Race (2012). Opening Reception Saturday, January 28, 3-5pm with Artists […]

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January-May 2017, Art Quilts of the Midwest; Iowa Quilt Museum, Winterset, Iowa

Posted by ewquilts on January 12, 2017 in Exhibits | No Comments

Marianne Fons (co-founder), Linzee Kull-McCray (author) and Megan Barrett (Museum Director) at the Iowa Quilt Museum opening for Art Quilts of the Midwest, January 28, 2017  A collection of quilts featured in Linzee Kull-McCray’s book Art Quilts of the Midwest will be exhibited at Iowa’s new and only museum dedicated exclusively to quilts, the Iowa Quilt Museum […]

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Means of Living

Posted by ewquilts on January 10, 2017 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

Continuing in the vein of my concentric square obsession, this is the hand-colored sketch for my next large-scale (~8x24ft) piece, Means of Living.  This piece will primarily feature Robert Kaufman chambray indigo and Danish STOF yarn dye wovens, with a linen binding fabric from my trip to Shanghai in 2012.  I am enjoying making the 33″ concentric squares for […]

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