Category Archives: Studio Art Quilt Associates

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 . . . KNOWS she will be HOME for Christmas 2020.

Will you be home for Xmas or taking a “Road Trip” REAL or SURREAL? Right now the thought of being able to travel keeps me hopeful!  Fellow artist Dawn Allen has documented her personal journey as an artist in a … 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 . . . found “THIS”, while looking for “THAT”

Since the 12 pieces of the “Hay . . . Keep Your Distance” series are finished, I decided to work on the cows image that I’ve had on my design wall for quite a while! I like the way they … Continue reading

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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 counting the Days – how about YOU!

Yes, I’m counting the days till the 2020 Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. on-line auction. This annual Benefit Auction is SAQA’s premiere fundraising event! All proceeds support SAQA’s exhibition programs, publications, and education outreach. Plus, your purchase helps increase the … 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 . . . wonders when will I be able to pick up my Art at MMOA and the Hartford Framing Gallery.

So, as many of you have experienced a lot of museums, galleries, and art shows have been either cancelled, gone virtual, or put on hold.  I still have pieces from my “Transfusion” series in two temporarily closed locations in CT.  … Continue reading

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