Monday, April 20, 2009

ARTQUILTStransitions
 I am so excited to announce that my quilt, Doors Across Austin, won Best of Show! I am so excited! Before I got the official news this morning, I got an email last night from a friend. I just screamed, really it was beyond my control. I didn't even know they were selecting awards for this show. Mainly, I just needed to make the quilt. I am not alone in this experience, and I wanted to share a piece of my life with others. That's what was important. So why does the award make me shriek? I think it shouldn't be that important. But, I can't help myself, it does feel good. Good to have my work recognized and validated, especially when it is not bringing in much income. Well, I don't know, I thought I was pretty thrilled and validated to get it juried into the show. And now, here I am!

ARTQUILTStransitions

Durham Arts Council, Durham NC
April 17 through June 7, 2009
Page-Walker Arts and History Center, Cary, NC
June 25 through August 22, 2009
Opening Reception June 26th, 6 – 9 pm

Please visit www.artquiltersouth.org for further details about ARTQUILTStransitions or the Professional Art Quilters Alliance - South.

19 comments:

Dale Anne said...

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy!!!

Allie said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!! I am thrilled for you - that is an awesome quilt.

Cindy said...

Congratulations!

shellysquilts said...

Congratulations! Definitely well deserved and I'm sure just the first of many awards for this quilt. You rock!

LadyRa said...

Kathy, You continue to soar!! CONGRATULATIONS!

Stacy said...

Hearty Congratulations to you! Your work is amazing!

Nellie's Needles said...

Kudos! That piece is so amazingly powerful in its simplicity.

Susan Turney said...

It's a beautiful quilt and so deserving!!!! I love everything about it!

TextileTraveler said...

Congratulations, Kathy! As a life-long Austinite, I have to say I feel a certain affinity for your doors :-) You certainly deserved a scream or three.

Jeanne Turner McBrayer said...

Wonderful quilt! Congratulations!

margaret said...

That's fabulous - such a good use of photographic imagery.

norma said...

Wahoo! Best of Show!! It doesn't get much better than that. Congratulations! I love this quilt.

Martha-Del Sol Quilts said...

Well deserved Kathy! It is a great piece...Congrats!

Roberta Ranney said...

Bravo for a work well-done. And congratulations on having it recognized. I find so many intriguing things to look at in this quilt. Terrific!

Sherryl said...

Congratulations.. gorgeous piece... the start of many more.

Anonymous said...

It's a beautiful quilt, Congratulations Kathy.
Cher in BC

sher said...

WONDERFUL! And just think, I knew you when... (yeah, right)

Rachel Murphree said...

I absolutely LOVE this quilt! if you ever make prints from it, or of your X quilt, please let me know! I'd love to have a print, or cards!

Rachel

Anonymous said...

I love the colors and the movement. You have an awesome eye and fingers to pour out you expressions and experiences. I love you work! Love. PAT