Category Archives: Studio Art Quilt Associates

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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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 “Thread Count” – Opening Day!

Opening day  – https://www.instagram.com/p/B7wVuFwJ6AL/ – post from the Hartford Fine Art & Framing Gallery;  “What a great turnout!!! “Thread Count” had it’s opening reception on Saturday and it was a massive success!! Thank you so much Clara Nartey, Kate Themel, … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is sharing an update on “Transformation/Blue Blood”

On December 22, 2018, I posted the pending birth of “Transformation/ Blue Blood”. This piece has been somewhat of a struggle. Pictured below, I’ve started to cut the lines that will be machine stitched into the piece;Next comes the laying of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is doing a little “Plein Air” quilting!

During the past few weeks I have kept busy in my studio finishing the top for the “Explorations: Journeys in Creativity” show. Since my unique hand quilting techniques were selected to share through journaling my process, I had to first … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith is thinking “ROAD TRIP” in 2 weeks!

Two weeks from today, I will be in my car with close friend and fiber artist Rita Hannafin driving to Wayne, Pennsylvania for the week-end events at the Wayne Art Center and the Opening of Art Quilt Elements 2018. AQE … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith will be taking a break from all the Hand Quilting

My last post indicated that I was ready to start hand-quilting my newest piece “Transfusion #3” and that is exactly what I’ve been doing for days.  Major callouses have started to form on my left hand fingers as I feel … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . invites you to the CLOSING CELEBRATION of “Locally Inspired” Fiber/Quilt Show

From Jamie Eves, Executive Director, WTHM:  YOUR INVITED!         (Above: “Jeweled Leaves” by Pat Ferguson; “Ford in the Aspens” by Dawn Allen) “The Windham Textile & History Museum’s terrific month-long quilt show, “Locally Inspired,” closes this Saturday, July … 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 thinking . . . 2016 is off to a great start!

Happy New Year!!! . . . Another year begins and once again it is time to hit the ground running – and indulge myself in as much daily “studio time” as possible.  Recently I took time to rethink my artist … Continue reading

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