Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Big Seven in Houston

The big seven at the Houston International Quilt Show used to be the people who won the big prizes, I mean the REALLY big prizes, like between $10,000 and $5,000 in cash awards. I think there are eight prizes like that now. But for me, the big seven this year refers to seven of my quilts that will be at the show in Houston. I have never had this many showing at one venue, so it's a big deal for me. On top of which, two of them are winners! But, they won't announce the prizes until tonight, and so I wait, in eager anticipation........
Opening tomorrow night are:
Building UP: Quilts, A World of Beauty, small Abstract category
Falling Through the Cracks: Quilts, A World of Beauty, Embellished category
Group Conversations: Quilts, A World of Beauty, Group category
A Few of My Favorite Things: Edges (curated by Jamie Fingal and Leslie Jenison)
Duck and Cover: SAQA, A Sense of Humor
Red Legged Bird with a Tale to Tell: Tactile Architecture
Winter to Spring: IQA's Celebrate Spring

(Lucky number 8, is my Tote bag at Quilting Arts booth # 1244)


Gerrie said...

Wow, Kathy! This is an incredible body of work. You are a genius!! Good luck tomorrow night. I hope you win megabucks.

Cindy said...

Great work! I love it all! Congrats

Anonymous said...

I think 2009 is the Year of Kathy York. Congratulations!

ale balanzario said...

Congratulations Kathy, all your quilts are great, Good luck!!

Love all your quilts.

Stacy Hurt said...

A hearty congratulations to you; I mean dang! SEVEN!!! WHOOT! You GO girl & good luck with your new fabric line too!!!!

Susan Turney said...

Congratulations! What a beautiful group! I can't wait to hear the results!

Winter Wanderings said...

It seemed that as I selected favorite pieces at IQF last week, I kept picking your work! Then to find out you are in Austin too -- and I loved your Self-Portrait from last year as well. You have a new fan -- me!

I look forward to seeing/discovering more of your quilt art.