The year started with a fabulous trip to Japan. We visited temples and shrines, ate traditional Japanese food, and visited the Tokyo Quilt Show:
Banded Iron Formation #1 was part of "Art Quilt Elements" at the Wayne Art Center in Pennsylvania:
I went to the SAQA TEXtiles conference in San Antonio. I bought two wonderful art quilts:
I became the Chairman of the SAQA Exhibition Committee:
The Salt Marsh Near First Encounter Beach won a blue ribbon in the AQS Spring Paducah show:
I dyed many yards of fabric. Some with indigo, using various types of shibori techniques:
Natalie Friedman and I gave a talk about the Tokyo Quilt Show at a Dallas Area Fiber Artists meeting:
To get to Nanaimo, BC, we rode a seaplane from Vancouver. My first time!
Maria was teaching a class on Denman Island. I made two pieces:
In Nanaimo, BC, we spent a couple of days with Barb Mortell and Kathy Coulter:
I had two quilts in the show. My Dinner@8 piece, "Water Music:"
And "Rutile" in the SAQA Metamorphosis exhibit. I led several gallery talks for SAQA on the Metamorphosis exhibit: