Here is some info about a quilt exhibit in Toronto that includes her work.
Sewing Connections by Quilts on the Wall
From June 2nd to June 29th Quilts on the Wall is pleased to present “Connections”, a celebration of sewn art, in the auditorium of the S. Walter Stewart Public Library, 170 Memorial Park Avenue, Toronto. The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; admission is free. Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the library. To get to the library on the TTC take the (70A) O’Connor bus northbound from Coxwell Subway Station.
Join the artists at the opening reception of the exhibit on Friday, June 9th 2017, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
Quilts on the Wall are: Catherine Clarke, Helen Garland and Doris Lovadina-Lee. The group was formed in 2015. This is their first joint exhibit, presenting art quilts based on the theme “Connections”.
Catherine Clarke is an experienced quilter and member of the Toronto Modern Quilt Guild (TMQG) and Yorkshire Rose Quilters’ Guild of Toronto (YRQGT). She explores new expressions of quilting traditions. The theme allowed Catherine to pursue the emergence of secondary patterns through colour placement and simple graphic designs that express our connections to ideas and language.
Helen Garland is a member of the YRQGT. She started making quilts as a serious art form 8 years ago creating complex-pieced designs representing the world around us. For this exhibit Helen investigated the ‘perception’ of connectedness.
Doris Lovadina-Lee has been an avid quilter for 15 years and is a member of the TMQG and YRQGT. Doris hand-dyes much of the fabric used in her more recent quilts and enjoys exploring traditional quilt block forms over the course of a series. She used “Connections” to focus on mosaic pieces that reference the past while looking toward the pixilation found in digital formats.
See examples of the artists’ work on Instagram feeds: Catherine @lilyandherbrother, Helen @piece_by_piece, and Doris @lovadina.lee.
Questions should be directed to: Helen Garland at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hope to see you there!