Archives for July 2014

Living Colour! in Quilters Companion

Ten Living Colour! works are featured in Issue 68 of Quilters Companion magazine that is available in both print and digital formats.  Congratulations to:


Invitation to Living Colour at Bunker Cartoon Gallery

You are invited to the first gallery outing of Living Colour! at:

Bunker Cartoon Gallery
John Champion Way, Coffs Harbour, NSW
8 August – 13 September 2014
Gallery Hours:  10am-4pm Monday-Saturday

There is an official opening at 6pm on Friday, 8 August 2014.  Please share this invitation with friends and textile artists on the Far North Coast.

Invitation to Living Colour at Bunker Cartoon Gallery

Living Colour Spotlight on New Zealand #1

NZQuilterFive New Zealand-based artists are represented in the Living Colour! exhibition:

Mathea and Anne’s textile works are featured in Issue 88 of New  Zealand Quilter, a fantastic magazine that showcases and reviews New Zealand quiltmaking with a small but thoughtful selection of projects.

Issue 88 also highlights the blog and podcasts of Charlotte Scott including this blog post:  Summer Dragonfly- the process of creating a Living Colour quilt.

ultimateguidecoverBy the way, Anne Jolly previously had work selected for the travelling exhibition Beneath the Southern SkyIsolation, Anne’s striking felted work depicting the southern high country, caught the eye of author Linda Seward and is included in her latest book The Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting (affiliate link).  Congratulations Anne!


Living Colour in Down Under Quilts

This week Issue No 165 of Down Under Quilts magazine goes on sale.  It features Living Colour works by the following artists:

  • Catherine Gowthorpe (UK)
  • Carolyn Sullivan (Australia)
  • Caroline Sharkey (Australia)
  • Sandra Champion (Australia)
  • Jenny Bacon (Australia)
  • Charlotte Scott (New Zealand)
  • Dianne Firth (Australia)
  • Linden Lancaster (Australia)
  • Kay Haerland (Australia)
  • Paula Rafferty ((Ireland)
  • Alison Laurence (New Zealand)
  • Annie White New Zealand)


Living Colour at the Sydney Quilt Show

With able assistance from Glenda W, Living Colour! was hung at the Sydney Quilt Show in record time. The new exhibition venue at Glebe Island has fantastic natural lighting and the collection shines:





Catching the ferry back to Darling Harbour was a breeze and I got to enjoy a new view of the city.

There are various free bus and ferry options, see this link for more information.

I will be presenting a curator floor talk at 1.30pm for each day of the show. Everyone is welcome to join me!

Living Colour in AP&Q Magazine

Volume 23, Issue 11 of Australian Patchwork & Quilting magazine goes on sale today. It features an article on Living Colour! highlighting the following works:

  • Autumn Colours | Caroline Sharkey | Australia
  • Buffalo Gourd | Betty Busby | USA
  • Consider the flowers of the field | Christine Dowell | Australia
  • Summer Dragonfly | Charlotte Scott | New Zealand
  • Wattle Dancing | Sue Dennis | Australia
  • Bountiful | Phyllis Sullivan | Australia
  • Illuminate | Jenny Bacon | Australia
  • Colourful New Zealand | Mathea Daunheimer | New Zealand
  • Living Treasure | Julie Harding | Australia
  • Six Gouldian Finches | Linden Lancaster | Australia
  • Joy of Life | Roxanne Murphy | Australia
  • And on the seventh day He rested | Sandy Corry | Australia