Thursday, October 16, 2014

Presenter's Showcase October 25, 2014

Green Mountain Quilters Guild, the State Guild of Vermont, will kick off their new Outreach Program by hosting a Presenter's Showcase on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the Old Labor Hall 46 Granite Street Barre, VT 05641

Doors open at 8:30 a.m., meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.


Departing from the traditional "Technique Demos" that we usually have available, GMQG is hosting a "Presenters Showcase" featuring quilt instructors and presenters from allied fields to kick off our Outreach Program. These experts from around New England will share their expertise and offerings thereby enabling local Vermont and New Hampshire guilds in the consideration of scheduling them for future workshops and lectures.

Additionally, any Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members in attendance will hold a brief "parlor" meeting.

A fabulous Basket will be raffled at the meeting. Tickets will be $5.00.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Recent MFA Visit

Close up of a hay bale by Jamie Wyeth
I recently had an unexpected spontaneous trip to the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston.

I had wanted to see the Jamie Wyeth Show.  Yes, it is a very, very special show.  The paintings are worth the trip.

I also got to walk through Shinique Smith's work. While I like the energy in her work, I did not find everything resolved as well as it could be.  But, in the abstract, it is strong and Powerful!

Great visit.
Shinique Smith installation (painting on mirror and reflection on wall)