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Being in the moment:  “In our highly complex information sharing society, I feel the pressure to participate so that is why at this stage in my life, my art is about being in and sharing a moment in time. It only exists for that moment–and I attempt to capture that moment with my digital images. Enlarged hay images show fragmented lines, each one the stimulus for a quilt that explores how simple lines create visual space.  My final connection with each piece is hand stitching repetitive lines across the quilts surface.   Thousands of tiny stitches allow me to once again be in the moment as three layers merge into one and my art transforms from a flat surface to one with texture, drape, and dimension.”

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Posted on Catherine Whall Smith . . . so what are those COWS up to NOW!

Posted on Catherine Whall Smith . . . found “THIS”, while looking for “THAT”

Posted on October 16, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith  . . . being in control of WHAT!

Posted on October 9, 2020   Catherine Whall Smith . . . Going, Going, GONE!!

Posted on October 2, 2020 Catherine Whall Smith . . is getting the “SHE SHED” ready for AOS.

Posted on September 25, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith . . . just read “Cows Help with COVI-19 Treatment – No Bull !”

Posted on September 18, 2020 Catherine Whall Smith . . . admits she has a lot of BIAS!

Posted on September 11, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith . . . “Where’s Hillary and “Here’s Hillary”- where are they now!

Posted on September 4, 2020   Catherine Whall Smith . . . is counting the Days – how about YOU!

Posted on August 28, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith . . . is ready to Rejoice, Relax, and Rejuvenate!

Posted on August 21, 2020   Catherine Whall Smith . . . in the garden waiting for the “LOCUSTS to COME”!

Posted on August 14, 2020  – Catherine Whall Smith . . . POWERS BACK time to stitch!!!

Posted on August 7, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares the VIRTUAL CAFA show, and the REAL GALLERY 53 Show.

Posted on July 31, 2020   Catherine Whall Smith . . . had the “OMG” moment!

Posted on July 24, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith . . . on a road trip was listening to “Hamilton” when she saw this!!!

Posted on July 17, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith . . . is doing a little reading!

Posted on  Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares a “this makes me LAUGH!!!

Posted on July 3, 2020Catherine Whall Smith . . . Happy Independence Day Week-end 2020!

Posted on June 26, 2020 – Catherine Whall Smith . . .was successful in finding more “Bird Seed” fabric!

Posted on June 19, 2020 – Catherine Whall Smith . . . is amazed that she has some “Corona Virus” fabric!

Posted on June 12, 2020 –  Catherine Whall Smith . . . will hang “Pain”.

Posted on June 5, 2020  – Catherine Whall Smith . . . works in a series WHY???

Posted on May 29, 2020 –  Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders if our teachers will be wearing masks in the Fall.

Posted on May 22, 2020Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks as Memorial Day weekend approaches – will we still practice “Social Distancing”.

Posted on May 15, 2020   – Catherine Whall Smith . . . is stitching up more masks to get ready to get out of LOCK DOWN! 

Posted on May 8, 2020   – Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders when will I be able to pick up my Art at MMoA and the Hartford Framing Gallery.

Posted on May 1, 2020Catherine Whall Smith . . . sees LINE and SHAPES everywhere. 

Posted on April 24, 2020  – Catherine Whall Smith . . . . is working on hanging SIX FEET apart!

Posted on April 17, 2020  – Catherine Whall Smith . . . knows it’s all OVER THE WORLD!

Posted on April 11, 2020 Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares the virtual Fiber Art in the Local Color #4 “Rails, Roads, Trails” show.

Posted on April 3, 2020Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her process START to FINISH!

Posted on March 27, 2020 –  Catherine Whall Smith . . . is Staying Home Stitching in her Studio and sending the CWA show up-date.

Posted on March 20, 2020 Catherine Whall Smith . . . was thinking of celebrating “National Quilting Day”

Posted on March 16, 2020Catherine Whall Smith now has time to purge and organize her computer . . . guess what she found!

Posted on March 9, 2020  –  Catherine Whall Smith . . . suggests two “Save the Dates”

Posted on February 24, 2020Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it’s time to move and don’t forget Saturday’s demo by Kate Themel

Posted on February 12, 2020  Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares “Thread Count” demo and lectures for February and March 2020 

February 2, 2020 Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her trip to the Mystic Museum of Art today

Posted on January 26, 2020Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares “Thread Count” – Opening Day!

Posted on January 4, 2020Catherine Whall Smith’s New Year’s Resolutions include . . . working at a slower pace???

GALLERIES AND SHOWS TO VIEW MY ART

2020 – Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. (CWA) Annual Members’ Juried Show  April 4 – May 1, 2020 at the Art League of New Britain  30 Cedar Street  New Britain, CT.   Opening reception and award ceremony: Saturday, April 4, 1 – 3 p.m.  Closing reception: Friday, May 1, 6 – 8 p.m. Juror: Jean Dalton “I Like Nonsense” (12Hx12Wx1.5D) by CWSmith has been juried into this exhibit. (SHOW CANCELLED)

2020 – LOCAL COLOR: RAILS, ROADS & RIVERS – Studio Art Quilt Associates CT Regional Exhibition “Local Color: Rails, Roads & Rivers” celebrates the range of metaphors evoked by human-built and nature-carved modes of movement and transportation and the people who build and/or use them. First venue Windsor Art Center, Windsor, CT – March 21 – April 25​​. Opening Reception: March 21​st 5pm – 7pm.  – Second venue Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, October 4th – December 6th.  Opening reception of Exhibition at the Slater Memorial Museum, October 4th.   “Bales and Bugs . . . On the Trail” (30H x 40W) by CWSmith has been juried into this exhibit.  Juror:Martha Wolfe.

2020 – “Documenting What You Do” – presentation and display of Art Quilts by Catherine Whall Smith, at the SAQACT state meeting at the Windham Textile & History Museum, Willimantic, CT.  March 7th, 2020.

2020 – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA), Mystic, Connecticut “Six by Six” Six Elected Artists Invitational Show and Sale of Art. Catherine Smith; Ralph Acosta; Catherine Weiss; Joan(J.R.) Dill; Mary Gazda; and, R. Douglass Rice. February 2nd – April 4th, Schuster Gallery (MM0A).

2020 – Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) Mystic, Connecticut , Annual Members/ Elected Artists Exhibition which is on view from January 30th – March 29th, 2020.  “Please Join Us” by CWSmith has been included in this show.

2020 – “Thread Count” – January 11th – March 31st, 2020.  The Gallery at Hartford Fine Art.  80 Pitkin Street East Hartford, CT 06108 (860) 528-1409.  Monday thru Friday 9:30AM – 5:30PM, Saturday 9:30AM – 3:00PM.  Opening Reception: Saturday, January 25th 11a.m. – 2 p.m.  Invitational Show – Five Connecticut Fiber Artists; Diane Cadrain, Judy Ross, Clara Nartey, Catherine Whall Smith,Kate Themel