Category Archives: Fiber Art

Catherine Whall Smith . . . admits she has a lot of BIAS!

“Hay . . . Keep Your Distance #6” – needed a lot of BIAS binding and a REAL name – so because of the scissor images in one of the fabrics – (see detail below) it has been named “Cutting … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . “Where’s Hillary and “Here’s Hillary”- where are they now!

Before the 2008 Election, I started working on a piece that I thought would celebrate the nomination of Hillary Clinton as the Democrats Presidential candidate. History changed my focus when Barack Obama became the nominee. Thus the completed piece shown … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is ready to Rejoice, Relax, and Rejuvenate!

Rejoice! Yep, after about 6 MONTHS, I finished “Hay . . . Keep Your Distance” #12 . The graphic typewriters remind me that after I take a little time to Relax it is time to start working on a 2021 … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . in the garden waiting for the “LOCUSTS to COME”!

Really, Not Really – LOCUSTS! Shortly after getting our electric power back I received an email from our First Selectman Bill Rose, indicating that now we needed to be on the look out for mosquitoes carrying the eastern equine encephalitis … Continue reading

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

As previously posted the 2020 SAQACT Local Color Show – “Rails, Roads, Trails” – at the Windsor Art Center scheduled for March 21 – May 2nd, 2020 has been postponed until further notice. The shows curators: Clara Nartey, Kathy Baglioni, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares her process START to FINISH!

START TO FINISH    Today, I thought I would share my “improvisational” piecing process using five images; #1 – The fabric piece with red dots on a white background has been laid on top of the background fabric. #2 – … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . enjoys driving the back roads of Connecticut

Sunday, July 7th on my way to the Mystic Museum of Art in Mystic, CT I can across this, I was eager to get to the “drop-off” in Mystic, so on my way home to Chaplin, CT I stopped on … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is sharing information on the “Under Cover Stories” Antique Quilt Show at the Windham Textile & History Museum

So many of today’s Contemporary Fiber Artists are following in the tradition of the makers of antique quilts by sharing their stories in their art.  The Windham Textile & History Museum (WTHM) in Willimantic has just hung a special three … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is “taking down” and “hanging up”!

Next Thursday (2/28/2019), I plan to be at the Art Corridor on the Saint Raphael Campus of the Yale New Haven Hospital for the “taking down” of the joint February 2019  show of fiber art created by me and paintings … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . admits the color blue is working it’s way into her art!

The color BLUE is working it’s way onto my studio design wall. Blue is obviously the theme for the Smith’s Christmas tree this year.  Last year’s fake white tree has been taken out of the attic – a variety of BLUE … Continue reading

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