Zen Garden Sunrise - January 1998

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                84" x 54"

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Zen

JURIED IN TO:

  • Quilters' Heritage Show, Lancaster PA - 1998
  • Canada International Quilt Show - 1998
  • Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza - 1998 (1st Place Innovative)
  • Schweinsfurt "Quilts=Art=Quilts", NY - 1998 (1st Place Traditional)
  • Smoky Mountain Quilt Show, Knoxville TN - 1999 (Best of Show Wall Quilt)
  • Quilt Week, Yokohama Japan - 1999
  • Sedgwick Pieceworks Fefstival, Philadelphia PA - 2000
  • East Coast Quilters' Alliance Quilt Show, MA - 2000 *1st Place Reflection of Theme, Hon. Mention Craftsmanship)

I have long admired the sense of simplicity and serenity of Japanese quilts. With this quilt, I wanted to integrate many contrasts - dawn/dusk, intellectual/emotional, structured/organic, inside/outside, light/dark - into a single expression of respect and kindred spirit.

Published in "Canadian Quilter", "New Zealand Quilter"

© Infinite Monkey & BH