Category Archives: Quiet Corner Artist

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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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is getting ready for the final PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE 2016

Last week I finished the top of “Here’s Hillary” and started to work out  the selection of the fabrics for the back side of this piece.  Since I hand quilt all of my art from the back of the piece, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thinks it is time to start “Here’s Hillary”

So, summer 2016 has been hot, and busy.  I was able to enter two local juried shows.  “Artistic Wanderings 2016” all mediums – Norwich Art Center Galleries, Norwich CT. August 3 – August 27th. At this show “In the Hay … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is getting ready to hang her Fiber Art at the WTHM – Duggan Mill in Willimantic, CT

It’s Thursday and time to double check that everything is ready for the Textile Trio event at the Windham Textile & History Museum in Willimantic, CT on Saturday, June 11th, 2016.  The quilts are almost ready to be transported to … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith is looking forward to a day on the shore and an Art Gallery Opening

Today, I called the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery in Westerly, R. I. (ACGOW) and was informed that my fiber art pieces “Spring Is Here” and “Black, Blue, and Bruised” were accepted into their 2016 Regional Art Show. Juried by Timothy McDowell, Professor of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders what will you discover this Columbus Day Week-end

So much to take in this week-end – the list is long but here are two events you might want to check out. First there is the Arts Center Killingworth and Spectrum Gallery 11th Annual Autumn Arts Festival.  You will have the … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . welcomes YOU and Marge and Gould into her home.

So just for fun, I decided to dress up my two mannequins “Marge” and “Gould” to welcome visitors to my home to celebrate Connecticut Open House Day 2015 this Saturday, June 13th. My mother-in-law Margery Smith was an expert seamstress, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . shares some photos of the Atwood Farm

Yesterday, I decided to check out one of my favorite spots to take photos of rolled hay packed in white plastic.  A quick 6 minute drive from my home @ 44 Chaplin Street brought me to the Atwood Farm located … Continue reading

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