Speaking in Color
For this challenge, a copyright-free photo from the internet was divided into six pieces. After agreeing on a color palette, each member created a section in the color she was assigned. Each quilted piece was wrapped around a 24x24x2" stretched gallery canvas.
It took both Honorable Mention and Viewer's Choice in the Raw Fiber Exhibit at The Art Center at Clear Lake (TACCL) in 2010.
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Artists clockwise, from upper left: Mary Ann Littlejohn, Nancy B. Dickey, Connie Marie Fahrion, Linda Teddlie Minton, Cheryl Johnson, and Susan Fletcher King.
Note: Photos above are of full size linked to open detail photos.
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The parameters were to create an 8.5 x 11" art quilt with the theme of fish, utilizing the color chartreuse and including at least some silk fabric.
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The Exquisite Corpse
Connie Fahrion started out with her interpretation of a photo, and each person in turn did her own interpretation of the previous work. Each artist only saw and took inspiration from the piece immediately before her. This was a challenge based on the old children's games, "The Exquisite Corpse" and "The Gossip Game".
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