Author Archives: Catherine Whall Smith

About Catherine Whall Smith

Fiber Artist working with contemporary textiles.

Catherine Whall Smith is getting ready for “Turkey Day”

Catherine Whall Smith is getting ready for “Turkey Day” and wonders about the idea of art being the sum of it’s parts.  This is my 8th Thanksgiving post, last year I posted https://catherinewhallsmith.com/blog-2/page/2/. So much has happened since that post … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . like you wonders HOW!

So maybe it is time to share this post that has been on my wordpress site in my draft mode for awhile – so many senseless shootings, injuries, and deaths since I typed these words many months ago in late 2015. Here … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith will be taking a break from all the Hand Quilting

My last post indicated that I was ready to start hand-quilting my newest piece “Transfusion #3” and that is exactly what I’ve been doing for days.  Major callouses have started to form on my left hand fingers as I feel … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is indeed back in her studio.

Yes, I am back in my studio working on my “Transfusion” series;  #3 a fairly large piece (43H x 73W) has been taken off my design wall (see below) and after basting the 3 layers (top/batting/back) together I will start … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is back from a QBL (Quilting by the Lake) workshop and needs to get back to her studio . . BUT

So. I am back from a 2-day workshop at QBL and I also had a chance to see the second part of Nancy Crow’s  invitational show, which includes 21 artists; Titled: Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts.  On view June 3rd, – August … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . invites you to the CLOSING CELEBRATION of “Locally Inspired” Fiber/Quilt Show

From Jamie Eves, Executive Director, WTHM:  YOUR INVITED!         (Above: “Jeweled Leaves” by Pat Ferguson; “Ford in the Aspens” by Dawn Allen) “The Windham Textile & History Museum’s terrific month-long quilt show, “Locally Inspired,” closes this Saturday, July … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wants to know are you ready for a road trip and some Fiber Fun!

Is it time for that road trip?  After several months of planning and a few weeks to complete  the set-up of the “Locally Inspired” Quilt show;  Joan Blade Johnson and I are looking forward to this Saturday’s – June 10th “Quilting … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is traveling again!

It’s that time of year again – enter shows, drop-off, pick-up, attend openings and meet up with fellow artists. On Thursday May 4th, I will head to the New Britain Museum of American Art to attend the preview party for … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . so what is she up to NOW!!

WOW it’s April 2017 and believe it or not I just finished mailing out my 2017 pocket calendar to my clientele.  In order to visually interpret the size of each mini image on the calendar, I decided to add sizes … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . invites you to the Opening of the 2017 CWA Show

 If you are in the New Britain, CT area please check out the 2017 CWA Connecticut Women Artists, Inc. show at the Art League of New Britain, @ 30 Cedar Street.  Hours: Saturday & Sunday 1-4 pm and by appointment www.alnb.org – The … Continue reading

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