Category Archives: Quiet Corner Artist

Catherine Whall Smith . . . will be back BLOGGING later than sooner!

Happy New Year 2021 !!!!!! It’s done – 50 blog posts during 2020 – never had that as a goal, but as the pandemic worsened – reaching out weekly to share”something” was a life-saver to me. For me, the purpose … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it may be time for a second chance!

This may be your chance to view the SECOND and final WEEK-END of the 2020 Artist Open Studios of Northeast CT 0n December 5th and 6th. – As previously noted the majority of participating artists are following CT State guidelines … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders what was the SIZE of your Thanksgiving gathering.

Thanksgiving after Thanksgiving – ten years and counting – I usually post something about the SIZE of my Thanksgiving Turkey or Turkeys! This year the news tells us to DOWN-SIZE our Turkey Gathering – did you do that?  My original … 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 thinking only two more days to see “American Barns and Farms”

Hard to believe that September will be over soon and so will the “American Barns and Farms” art show at Arts of Tolland  https://artsoftolland.org/home/events-calendar/.  On Wednesday, Sept. 25th the center will be open from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. and again … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . invites you to the Opening of “American Barns and Farms”

Please join us as we celebrate the Opening of “AMERICAN BARNS AND FARMS,” our two person exhibit at the Arts of Tolland Gallery, 22 Tolland Green, Tolland, CT 06084, Opening Reception: Saturday, September 7, from 2 – 4 pm. The … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith and Joan Blade Johnson at the “Stitched” Opening

Here are a few more photos from the “Stitched” Reception on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019.  At The Ruth Wells Center for the Arts, 111 Main Street Southbridge MA. Gallery Hours  Friday 2 – 6 p.m.; Sat. Sun. 12 -4 p.m.

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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 . . . 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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