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Catherine Whall Smith . . . did the drop off – and is now doing some reading.

The drop off for the up-coming CWA* show was last Friday, and since I was in New Britain I stopped by the New Britain Museum of American Art and took in the Helen Frankenthaler exhibit ; https://nbmaa.org/exhibitions/helen-frankenthaler – as well … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . had to re-think what she was doing!

Pictured left “Hey . . Hay” (14Hx11Wx1.5D) is complete, as well as “Where did I put that Hay Round” (14Hx11Wx1.5D) below right. Both of these mounted on canvas pieces will be shown at the Annual Member’s show of Arts Center … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . Reminder ART CENTER EAST Drawing.

Art Center East’s Fashion show will end soon – but you still can enter their one day drawing. – – Donations made by Saturday March 13, of any amount over $5 will be automatically entered into the drawing!  CLICK on … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . is a Completer!

I am  a completer . . . no matter how long it takes! Artists refer to unfinished work as “Works in Progress” (WIP’s). My “Barriers” and “Ruth Snow Bowen” quilts are still “WIP’s” I ask myself “Why?”.  Since starting these … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . use to MAKE CLOTHING, not anymore!

I grew up in a home where my mother Rose, was usually making something like curtains, clothes, etc. I too did the same when I had my own home. curtains, clothes, etc. But in the mid 1970’s when quilts were … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . JOINING borders to make a whole!

As “Transfusion #12” (the dresses) gets larger and larger – I realized that the weight of the quilt will compromise the stitching of each of FOUR separate border pieces on each of the sides. So my solution was to “Join … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . had a “studio pause” to meet a deadline.

Just when everything was going great in my studio as I worked through some ideas including adding my signature slashing lines inserted “after the fact” (see below)   for “Transfusion 12” – THE DRESS PROJECT, an email reminded me of … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . thought SHE was a stickler for “the details”.

Even though my art reflects a randomness of lines – each of my pieces is well thought out to create that visual.  Shown below right, each line added impacts the “before” and “after”.  Recently my husband (while reading “Alexander Hamilton” … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . wonders where what she sees GOES!

Everyday like you I see lots of stuff – most of which I take for granted that it will just be there.  Our 1830 house has a back staircase that I use all the time to get to the second … Continue reading

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Catherine Whall Smith . . . got her shot!

I really enjoy watching those “So WHAT are you waiting for!” GEICO  ads. Right now I am waiting to get my 2nd Covid-19 vaccine shot.  First shot done! So how will my life change after the 3 week wait – … Continue reading

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