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Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Calif. Fiber Artists- Visalia Show
My artist friend Julie Mitchell and I decided we needed a day off to play. We chose to drive down to Visalia to see the California Fiber Artists show, www.cafiberartists.com . Julie has 3 of her fiber Spirit Figures in it and my other mixed media quilt artist friend Lura Schwarz-Smith,email@example.com, has 2 pieces showing. I took a photo of Lura's, "Stone Dreams", and then got caught by the gallery.. After explaining, we did get permission to finish taking photos, and I got permission from Lura and Julie to put them on my blog. I love the colors and the emotion in this piece. Lura and her hubby Kerby will be teaching at Camp W. in the summer of 2010.. Just don't take my place because I am signing up for Kerby's class.
I am a mixed media fiber/quilt artist who loves to work with gourds,and jewelry. I am easily distracted with the next project, and have many going at one time. I have been teaching Fabric Dyeing and Beginning gourd art for many years. I am blessed with my own home studio. We live in the rolling hills near Yosemite National Park, in central Calif. U.S.A. This is a place of Inspiration, Blue Skies and Great Friends. I volunteer with several organizations,and have memberships in P.E.O., Coarsegold Historical So., Sierra Art Trails, Madera Circle Gallery, Yosemite Western Artist, Timberline Gallery and Sierra Mountain Quilters. I teach at my home studio and at local quilt gatherings.
My web site is: www.vivianhelena.com,