Category Archives: Art Quilting

Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares a day at the New England Quilt Museum

On Saturday, we headed up to the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell, MA to view for the first time “Explorations, Journeys in Creativity – The Quilt Artist’s Studio”.  This art exhibit is being presented in two parts:  In each … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it time for an up-date and a reminder

UP-DATE:  My last post on August 23rd, 2018 included this statement; Done! Always a good feeling, because now I can start thinking about where I might enter “Get Me Out of Here . . Please!”.  Well I did enter this piece … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is done with “Get Me Out of Here – Please!”

Done! Always a good feeling, because now I can start thinking about where I might enter “Get Me Out of Here . . Please!”.   Below is a picture of my studio as I start to get the lights ready … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders what is the “Right amount of Wrong”

Since my art includes “improvisational piecing” – NO PATTERN – there is really no right or wrong design to the piece I am working on.  Notice I didn’t say “good or bad” design.  It happens – we all know that some … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . continues the “Stay Tuned” on “Explorations: Journeys in Creativity”

On, April 27th I posted information on “Explorations: Journeys in Creativity, The Quilt Artist’s Studio”.  The aim of this exhibit is to educate the viewer about particular art quilting techniques and each artists passion for their creative process in their … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . joined Lois Palmer for the WTHM Appraisal Day

Lois Palmer a certified Quilt Appraiser, enjoys the “surprise factor” of what she will discover each time she encounters a quilt. Saturday she was at the Windham Textile & History Museum (WTHM) to start the appraisal process of several new … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her studio picture

Stay Tuned for what will be a very exciting exhibit. “Explorations: Journeys in Creativity, The Quilt Artist’s Studio”. Congratulations go to the 24 artists selected for this exhibit:  Agusta Agustsson, Susan Bleiweiss, Ann Brauer, Diane Cadrain, Sue Colozzi, Judy Dales, Janis Doucette, Diane English, Janice M. Jones, Mary-Ellen Latino, Marya … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares a “SAVE THE DATE” May 5th, 2018 at the Windham Textile & History Museum

SAVE THE DATE!  Saturday, May 5th, 2018 will be your opportunity to view Studio Art Quilt Associates of CT Traveling Quilt Show.  Local Color#3: “Inspired by Science” will be on view from May 5th – July 8th, 2018.  See below … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . suggests checking out the Fiber Show at Gallery 53, Meriden, CT

The Gallery 53 in Meriden, CT  is hosting “ALL THINGS CONSIDERED”. On Exhibit: April 14 – 27.  Here is the write up on the show: “See how regional artists exploit the creative potential of textiles to create new, exciting and … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . marvels at the handwork in a crochet doily

At a recent Antique show in Manchester, CT I stopped at Doris Olson’s booth of “Eclectic Choices” titled Sunshine Attic.  Amongst her vintage bags and linens I spotted “IT” an amazing crocheted centerpiece doily.  The colors were perfect for my … Continue reading

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