Archive for July, 2018

Monsoon

Posted by ewquilts on July 19, 2018 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

I recently had the pleasure of accepting and completing a commissioned piece for a couple of Kansas City art collectors and friends of mine.  I am typically hesitant to accept commissions, but was honored by this one.  The piece is titled Monsoon and was inspired by my experience of Arizona monsoon rains while visiting in the […]

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May Day (You Are Here)

Posted by ewquilts on July 19, 2018 in WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

original sketch, completed on December 10, 2017 I began working on the piece May 1, 2018 in Ellensburg, Washington two of the foundational checkerboard squares front and back of one the diagonal squares my progress as of the end of June 2018 (1/4 of the finished top, lower right corner) As of August 5, 2018, this quilt […]

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The Tale of Two Banners

Posted by ewquilts on July 18, 2018 in Writing | No Comments

Prelude  Only recently have I come to full terms with the church’s role in my spiritual life as well as my life as an artist.  Growing up, the church was one of my first and only consistent encounters with aesthetic beauty – the order and seasonal colors of the liturgy, the banners, the stained glass windows, […]

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The Making of an Artist: Desire, Courage and Commitment, Kristin Congdon, Spring 2018

Posted by ewquilts on July 18, 2018 in Publications | No Comments

On a bitterly cold day in February of 2013, I had the pleasure of meeting Krisitin Congdon at the Iowa State Museum in Des Moines, Iowa.  She was accompanied by Teresa Hollingsworth, my friend and co-curator of the show on view at the museum, The Sum of Many Parts, after it’s year-long tour throughout China.  The exhibit […]

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Portrait Erick Wolfmeyer: des quilts autobiographiques, Quilt Country, Les Éditions de Saxe (France), Summer 2018

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A nice feature in Quilt Country Les Éditions de Saxe,  which includes a pattern of Smokehaus Rose (2010).

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Gewandhaus

Posted by ewquilts on July 18, 2018 in Photography, WIP (Work-In-Progress) | No Comments

A year ago, or so, I started envisioning architectural installation quilts – deconstructing and subverting the notion of what a quilt is, while simultaneously celebrating the convention of a quilt as comfort and shelter.  I believe place has an inevitable and indelible imprint on creativity and the forms of its expression.  I grew up surrounded […]

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