Friday, April 1, 2011

I’m in “The Space Between”

I found out yesterday that my piece, “Hope Is The Thing” (above) has been accepted into the special exhibit “The Space Between” curated by Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison (of Dinner at Eight Artists). I am very honored to have been chosen to be in this group, as it includes many women I know and whose work I admire.  

The exhibit will debut at the International Quilt Festival in Long Beach July 28-31, 2011 and is sponsored by Moore’s Sewing Centers. The plan is to exhibit at International Quilt Festival in Houston also, after securing a sponsor. Here are the artists and works that were chosen:

Natalya Aikens, Steni Mezhda Sosedyami/Walls between Neighbors
Frances Holliday Alford, Pisces
Betty Amador, Symphonic Dances
Astrid Bennett, Anticipation
Loris Bogue, Sedimentary Silk
Deborah Borschert, Fence and Flourish
Paula Chung, Intervals
Joanell Connolly, Life Happens in the Space Between
Cindy Cooksey, Between the Air Conditioner and the House
Barb Forrister, Lost Cavern
Linda Frost, Black & White
Terry Grant, Between Mother and Child
Desiree Habicht, Forest of Blues
Lyric Kinard, Dream 
Susan King, Schooling with the Jellie’s 
Pam Klebaum, Figure and Ground 
Sherry Kleinman, The Family Tree
Susan Brubaker Knapp, Hope is the Thing   
Jane LaFazio, Industrial Aged 
Jayne Larson, Breathing Space
Gwen Mayer, Saber Dancers
Linda T. Minton, The Antechamber

Susie Monday, Reading Between the Lines
Jeannie Moore, The Red Tomato
Rachel Parris, The Sands of Time
Judy Perez, Black and Bloom All Over
Yvonne Porcella, Storybook
Wen Redmond, Trees Singing
Karen Rips, Spinal Study 1
Carolyn Ryan, Pre-Teen-Between
Cynthia St. Charles, Spring Blossoms, aka Yearning for an End to Winter
Julie Schlueter, Knee High to a Grasshopper
Teresa Shippy, Twins
Gayle Simpson, Mind the Gap
Sarah Ann Smith, Clothed in Color
Terry Waldron, Meadow Gold
Laura Cater-Woods, Fault Lines
Kathy York, Blue Towers


  1. WOW congratulations - this is a stunning piece
    I only wish I had the opportunity to see it in person sometime
    It's great to hear someone getting good news ;0)

  2. I hope I get to see it in person in Houston. Congrats

  3. Congratulations. I bet it will be a stunning exhibition to look at and learn from.

  4. Congratulations - I love it and can see why it was chosen.

  5. breathtaking piece. I get lost in the beauty of it. thanks for sharing

  6. Congratulations on being chosen, your piece is so amazing and a beautiful example of the topic.


  7. Congratulations on having your piece accepted! I had no doubt that it would. I'm excited for you!

  8. Congrats! It is a beautiful piece.

  9. A well-deserved honor.
    Congrats, Susan.

  10. Congratulations!! Your piece is stunning! I hope I will get to see it in Houston.

  11. Congratulations. I'm looking forward to you visiting the Charleston guild later this year.

  12. Congratulations, Susan!!! I'm looking forward to seeing the exhibit in Houston.

  13. Congratulations. Your piece is gorgeous. I hope I'm lucky enough to get to see all of these pieces in person.

  14. This piece is exceptional Susan...can't wait to see it in person. Congratulations!
    With that list of wonderful artists this should be a really good show.

  15. Congratulations, Susan! I just knew your piece would be chosen! It is absolutely stunning and the story of this quilt is so very special. I know your mom is looking down and smiling!

  16. Congratulations! I knew they would love your work. All that cathartic sewing paid off!


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