Flames and Ashes - quilt by Susan C. This gray, black, white and red palette is one that is drawing me back over and over. The colors help to make the quilt more than the sum of its parts, I think, and intensify its message.
Ladder Day Saints Barbara Houshmand, Port Angeles WA Quilted by Marybeth O’Halloran This reflects my Utah childhood and my experience of being raised in a world of conflicting opinions and beliefs. As a result, the quilt represents the conflict between the utilitarian function of a quilt—to keep one warm—and its function within art, as an expression to provoke thought about one’s beliefs. 68” x 101”