Art Quilts International: Abstract & Geometric • Martha Sielman
Where does creativity spring from? Major quilt artists lead us to answers.
Learn how Denyse Schmidt makes her color choices. Find out how Fumiko Nakayama first discovered the mola techniques for which she is famous. Discover why Sue Benner is drawn to plaids, and why Deidre Adams likes old books.
These engaging works of art represent a range of styles across the abstract art spectrum. Gorgeous art quilts—300 of them, bursting with color—capture the work of 124 major quilt artists from 18 countries. In-depth interviews with 29 of the artists help us understand their inspirations, their techniques, and their challenges.
Participating artists come from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, the UK, and across the US.
This engaging series showcases the diversity of art quilting today, revealing how artists inspired by the same theme create incredibly varied and immensely compelling pieces.
Immerse yourself in abstract and geometric designs from many areas of the world. Gallery sections display the work of 95 artists, and in-depth profiles feature 29 more.
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Schiffer (2016)
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Martha Sielman is the executive director of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) and is the author of multiple books on art quilts including: Art Quilt Portfolio: The Natural World and Art Quilt Portfolio: People and Portraits.