Destination USA

16-31 July 2011, Gallery 159, Brisbane
29-31 October 2011, International Quilt Market, Houston
2-6 November 2011, International Quilt Festival, Houston

The quilts in this exhibition are the result of a 3 week artist residency, on a farm near La Grange, Texas where Sue had a studio provided and access to a woodland wilderness.

Blue Cottonwood Oak Sunshine Fall Rusty Fiesta de los Muertos Welcome
Interlude By the Pond Guardian #1 Guardian #2 Too Hot to Handle
Grand Canyon Memories Necklace#1 Necklace#2 Necklace#3 Necklace#4 Necklace#5
Necklace#6 Necklace#7 Necklace#8 Necklace#9 Necklace#10 Necklace#11

She spent her days designing fabric using surface design techniques of dyeing, printing and rubbing. The site-specific work is a record of her surrounds and personal interaction with a landscape new to an Australian’s eye.

On return to her studio in Australia, Sue has added the dimensional quality of machine quilting to enhance the designs capturing unique nuances of time and place.

Download World Quilt Entry Form Destination USA Article (291 KB pdf) as featured in the Issue 2,102 of Textile Fibre Forum.