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Diane Wright, Solo Exhibition “Summer–Scapes” at Café George (New Haven, CT)

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Summer-Scapes, a collection of art quilts by Diane Wright, is on display now at Art in the Hallway, the gallery space adjacent to Café George in New Haven.
(Image: Color of Place – Coral Reef by D.Wright) Summer-Scapes runs until AUGUST 2, 2012
You can visit the exhibition weekdays, 7am-6pmArt in the Hallway
Café George
300 George Street
New Haven, CT
See more photos from the Summer-Scapes exhibition at http://dianewrightquilts.blogspot.com/2012/06/summer-scapes-in-new-haven.html

Congratulations, Diane!

CT Members at the 2012 Lowell Quilt Festival

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Several SAQA-CT artists will be participating in this year’s Lowell Quilt Festival.  The Lowell Quilt Festival is a citywide celebration of quilts in Lowell, MA.  Events include exhibitions at several local galleries, speakers, trunk shows and a top notch vendor mall.Margaret Phillips’ quilt Etchings and Norma Schlager’s City Lights will be on display at the Whistler House Museum of Art. The Whistler House Museum of Art is exhibiting Art Quilts that interpret or are inspired by Whistler’s many works of art. WHISTLER INSPIRED ART QUILTS
July 28 – Sept 1, 2012
Reception: Saturday, August 11, 3 - 5 pm
Whistler Talk: Friday, Aug 10 at 7 pmWhistler House Museum of Art
243 Worthen Street
Lowell, MA 01852Diane Wright and Diane Cadrain will have their “Musical” pieces at the Brush Gallery. Wright’s End of Summer was inspired by Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Summer while Cadrain based her piece on the tone poem Thus Spake Zarathurstra by Richard Wagner, later used in the movie 2001: A Space O…

Solo Exhibition: Fiber Art by Lisa Corson at FVAC

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SAQA-Connecticut artist Lisa Corson is enjoying a busy year!  Recently her work was exhibited in a group show at the Farmington Valley Arts Center in Avon, CT and the Parkside Café in Bristol, CT.Now Lisa Corson will celebrate her first solo show, In From the Edges, at the Farmington Valley Arts Center.(Image: Junction by L.Corson)The show will run from June 13 - July 28 at the Farmington Valley Arts Center's Esther Drezner Visitors' Gallery.Meet the artist at a reception in the gallery on Saturday, June 23, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Visitors' Gallery hours are noon until 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and by appointment. In addition to the solo exhibition, Lisa recently collaborated with an author to produce the artwork for the cover of his new e-Book, “Opportunity Calls”. The book is available through Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com.  A link to the book at Amazon.com is here: http://www.amazon.com/Opportunity-Calls-Chinavares-Find-ebook/dp/B0085YMV28/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8…

Diane Wright, Carol Ludington Published in Quilting Arts Magazine

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Check out this month’s issue of Quilting Arts MagazineConnecticut artist Carol Ludington describes her process for using ice cubes and dyes to create beautiful one of a kind fabrics.  Look for Carol’s article “Dye Your Own Ice Parfait”.In the same issue, CT Co-Rep Diane Wright shares her thoughts on keeping a sketchbook in her article “Off the Page: Sketchbook Keeping for Artists”. Also, Diane has a unique way of saving mementos from her travels – handmade journal bowls.  Find out how to make your own.But that’s not all!  This issue is full of great information and colorful photos.  Articles include Jane Davila’s tips for breaking through a creative block, Lyric Kinard’s path to finding your artistic voice, Reader Challenge “Staycation” postcards… and much more.To find out how to get your copy of Quilting Arts, visit their website: http://www.quiltingdaily.com/blogs/quiltingarts/archive/2012/05/23/june-july-2012.aspx