Every year at about this time, the American Sewing Expo does its thing in Michigan. And a most remarkable woman, Lynn Krawczyk, curates an exhibit of art quilts on some theme. This year's theme was With One Voice. We each made a 12 inch x 12 inch block that somehow showed something good in the world. The image above is the entire set of blocks. My entry is in the second column from the left, third from the bottom. I suggest that you all take a look at the online catalog of each person's work and her thinking behind it.
This group of pieces will be traveling around, so go see it, if you can: Fabrications Retreat Garland Resort Lewiston, Michigan October 7 - 10, 2008
Illustration Friday word: island. This is how it went: island, alone, swim to shore, what goes around comes around, contrarian fate. Nothing happens for the best—it just happens; not expected and separate from desire. Nothing happens for the worst, either—it just happens.