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QSDS 2015 Teachers

Bob Adams

Lafayette, Indianna

Caldwell After a career as an art teacher, Bob now finds nothing more satisfying (or scary) than expressing himself on canvas or cloth, or teaching discharge, dye and stitch processes across the USA and internationally. His work has been selected for many juried and invitational exhibitions, including three Quilt National shows.

www.bobAdamsArt.com

Classes:

1. Drawing with Thread (Session 1)

8. Make Your Own Reusable Stamps (Session 2)


Sue Benner

Dallas, Texas

Caldwell Sue Benner is recognized internationally for a body of artwork drenched in color and laced with texture. Melding her passion for science with art, she makes richly layered textile canvases by fusing her own dyed, painted and printed silks with found fabrics rescued from closets and thrift stores.

www.suebenner.com

Classes:

2. Expressive Dye Painting (Session 1)

9. Self-Portraits (Session 2)


Lisa Binkley

Madison, Wisconsin

BinkleyLisa Binkley teaches and exhibits her art nationwide. Her work has been featured on TV and in print and is represented in private and corporate collections. Lisa loves sharing her passion for fiber and beads through her artwork, teaching and writing.

www.lisabinkley.com

Classes:

15. Hand Stitched Treasure(d) Boxes (Session 3)

22. Layered Surface Design: The Handmade Stitch on Hand-Dyed Fabric (Session 4)


Dorothy Caldwell

Ontario, Canada

Caldwell

Dorothy Caldwell graduated from Tyler School of Art at Temple University. She maintains an active international exhibition schedule and has received numerous grants and awards, including the Bronfman Award, given to one Canadian craftsperson, each year.

www.dorothycaldwell.com

Class:

3. Human Marks (Session 1)


Sue Cavanaugh

Columbus, Ohio

Cavanaugh

An expert in stitch resist shibori, Cavanaugh works with cloth, dye, paint, wire and fencing to create 2-D, 3-D and installation works. She was the recipient of a GCAC Dresden residency and is represented by Muse Gallery.

www.suecavanaughart.com

Check out this video to learn more about Sue and her work:
VIDEO LINK

Classes:

16. Stitch Resist Shibori (Session 3)

23. Two-Day Stitch Resist Shibori (Session 4)


Cynthia Corbin

Woodinville, Washington

Cynthia Corbin

Cynthia Corbin's art quilts have been exhibited throughout the United States and abroad in such exhibitions as Artist As Quiltmaker, Quilts=Art=Quilts, Art Quilt Elements, Quilt National, Speaking In Cloth, Visions, Craft Forms and Fiberart International.

www.cynthiacorbin.com

Classes:

4./10. Independent Study (Sessions 1 and 2)

17. Emerging Styles for Fiber Artists (Session 3)

24. ABCs of Composition (Session 4)


Rosalie Dace

Durbin, South Africa

Deborah Fell

Rosalie has a background in art and education, and combines her talent in exhibiting, teaching and judging quiltmaking.
She has taught and exhibited internationally, and was nominated for the Professional Quilter magazine's "Teacher of the Year."

rosaliedace.co.za

Classes:

5. Here and Now! (Session 1)

11. African Motif in Design (Session 2)

18./25. Independent Study (Sessions 3 and 4)


Deborah Fell

Urbana, Illinois

Deborah Fell

Deborah Fell is a full-time studio artist committed to the art quilt medium. She is a professional educator and member of SAQA and ArtQuilt Network. Deborah's art focuses on abstract, organic shapes while using surface treatment such as dyeing and painting.

www.deborahfell.com

Classes:

6. Paint, Stitch, Create Quilts (Session 1)

12. Getting Your Work Out There (Session 2)


Kerr Grabowski

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

GrabowskiKnown for her whimsically elegant fabrics and "Art to Wear", Kerr's playful approach to art and surface design has created an enthusiastic following for her workshops.
After twenty-two years in rural New Jersey, Kerr recently returned to her Mississippi roots and influences. Her studio is in Bay St Louis, a small artist community on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

www.kerrgrabowski.com

Classes:

13. Design–Creating a Focal Point (Session 2)

19. One Screen, One Image, Many Variations (Session 3)


Jeannette DiNocolis Meyer

Portland, Oregon

PattersonJeannette DeNicolis Meyer lives and makes quilts in Portland, Oregon, where she taught for ten years in the Studio School of the Oregon College of Art and Craft. Her work has been in a number of museums, including the Contemporary Crafts Museum, Coos Art Museum, Bellevue Arts Museum, Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, the Grants Pass Museum of Art, the Whatcom Museum and the Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum. Internationally, her quilts have traveled to France, Japan, Costa Rica and New Zealand, where they were featured at the Centre of Contemporary Art in Christchurch.

www.jdmeyer.com

Classes:

20. Layers of Lightness: Designing with Translucent Fabrics (Session 3)

26. Make Your Mark: A Liberated Look At Line (Session 4)


Andrea Myers

Columbus, Ohio

PattersonAndrea Myers explores the space between two and three dimensionality by combining forms of painting, sculpture and textile-based work. Myers received her MFA from the Fiber and Material Studies department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work is shown in Hammond Harkins Gallery in Columbus, Ohio, and Circuit 12 Contemporary, in Dallas, Texas.

www.andreamyersartist.com

Classes:

27. Beneath the Surface (Session 4)


Lesley Patterson-Marx

Columbus, Ohio

PattersonLesley Patterson-Marx is a mixed media book artist, printmaker, teaching artist and illustrator. Her work has been shown in galleries across the United States, and in national and international publications.

www.lesleypattersonmarx.com

Classes:

7. Book Arts Sampler (Session 1)

14. Hidden Worlds: Miniature Books with a Box (Session 2)


Fran Skiles

Plantation, Florida

SkilesFran Skiles was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. She graduated from West Virginia University with a BA degree in textile design. She teaches and lectures throughout the United States giving workshops on paper and fabric collage.

www.franskiles.com

Class:

21. Fabric and Paper Collage, Printing and Painting (Session 3)

 

 

 

 

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