Category Archives: Univeristy of Connecticut

Catherine Whall Smith is thinking . . . time to take down the “Line Dances” show

“Line Dances” at the University of Connecticut will end this Friday, October 19th. I’ll be removing the pieces at the Thomas Dodd Research Center and Homer Babbidge Library Gallery on the Plaza at the end of the week.  So if … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith – adds “Orange Peels” to the Line Dances exhibit at UConn

Because I had to remove “Views – Country/City” from one of the Homer Babbidge Library showcases to deliver it to it’s new owner – I decided to fill the space with an an earlier piece that incorporates my lines.  The … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith invites you to join her “Artist Reception & Gallery Talk” at WTHM on Sunday, September 23rd @4:00 p.m.

 Line Dances –  a 20 year retrospective of my work is being shown in three different area venues until October 19, 2012.  Two of the venues are next door to each other  –  the  University of Connecticut’s Homer Babbidge Library … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith is thankful to all of you who attended the opening of the 3 shows at UConn

Sunday’s opening was certainly a busy time.  Lots of people, lots of talking, and lots of sales.  I am very thankful to the many people that supported me in this endeavor.  Of course my family, friends, and neighbors – but … Continue reading

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One week until the Opening – and did I mention a portion of the sale of my art will be donated . .

You are invited to the opening of three exhibits at the University of Connecticut Libraries on Sunday, July 29th, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. in the Thomas Dodd Research Center and the Homer Babbidge Library – Stevens Gallery.  View Workers at … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith invites you to check out Norma Schlager’s website blog

This past week was spent hanging the pieces in my 20 year retrospective show “Line Dances” at the Homer Babbidge Library and the Thomas Dodd Research Center. A HUGE THANK-YOU goes out to Jane Recchio, Marketing Specialist at the University … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith – wonders in an election year – do your quilts have political themes?

Four years ago when we were in the midst of searching for a Presidential candidate for the Democratic Party, I was working on this piece that incorporated images of past United States presidents. At the time, there seemed to be … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith suggests quilting from the back of your fiber art

My signature stye of hand quilting can be seen by looking at the back of one of my pieces. Several years ago I decided that I needed to focus on the process of hand quilting rather than thinking about the … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith returns from Philadelphia and the SAQA/SDA Conference

Back from four days in Philadelphia at the joint Studio Art Quilt Associates/Surface Design Association Conference – lots to see, especially at the Snyderman-Works Gallery http://www.snyderman-works.com/ One of my favorite installations was the piece shown here; titled “Sisters” (6′ x … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith finally got her “Cow Girl” boots!

Last May 2011, while attending the annual SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates) meeting in Denver, Colorado, I had a little time to do some shopping and dining with close friends Rita Hannafin, and Cynthia Long of CYN WORKS (www.cynworks.com). While … Continue reading

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