Wendy L Starn
I love color: the brighter, the better! Light, transparency, and texture are also fascinating to me. Each piece of current work involves at least one of these elements: transparent quilts and fiber art made of organza and other non-traditional materials, unique garments, and colorful art quilts. Dyeing, painting, surface design, knitting, beading, and metalwork have been incorporated into my work. Sewing, painting, and making things have been important to me since childhood and throughout my life. My fiber art is a happy mixture of all three.
Festival Gallery of Quilt Art: Town & Country (Maple Leaf Rag) On Tour through 2011
My World in Black & White (Shady Lady) Soft Expressions Gallery, Anaheim, CA, October 2009 Lansing Area Patchers, "For the Love of Quilting" show, Lansing Michigan, May 22 and 23, 2010
Metamorphosis (Cornered! and Robbing Retirement to pay the Mortgage) and
Fragments (Strata and Sky),
Soft Expressions Gallery, Anaheim, CA, October 2009
Crowne Hotel, San Pedro, CA, November, 2009
Breaking Traditions: Home (Boris and Natasha, the Yin-Yang Kittens and Dancing in the Moonlight) On tour.
Bluebonnet Swamp Annual Fiber Show, Baton Rouge, LA, Jan-Feb, 2010
Awards: Award of Merit, Tom Peyton Arts Festival, Alexandria, LA, 2004 and 2008
Finalist, June Colburn Kimono Challenge, 2001
Included in 500 Art Quilts, Lark books, spring 2010
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