Susie Monday

Artist, maker, teacher, author, head cook and bottlewasher.

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The art I make is the result of a life-long love of pattern, texture and color. How I teach is a skill honed by experience (I started teaching creative arts to younger kids when I was 12). After earning a B.A. in Studio Arts from Trinity University, I helped lead an internationally recognized educational foundation, designed curriculum exhibits for schools and other institutions, wrote and edited for a major daily newspaper, opened the San Antonio Children's Museum and then, a dozen years ago, took the scary but essential (for me) leap to become a fulltime artist and art teacher.

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This weblog is about the maker's life. The teacher's path. The stitching and dyeing and printing of the craft of art cloth and art quilt. The stumbling around and the soaring, the way the words and the pictures come together. Poetry on the page and in the piecing of bright scraps together. The inner work and the outer journeys to and from. Practicalities and flights of fancy and fearful grandeur, trivial pursuits and tactile amusements. Expect new postings two or three times a week, unless you hear otherwise. 

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    You're Invited

    A group of twenty fiber artists have an exhibition opening next week in New Braunfels, Texas, each with 3 to 5 pieces of work initially on display. The reception is set for Friday, August 5 from 2 to 5. Hope to see you at the new Braunfels Art League Gallery, downtown, for the festivities.

    The first photo is a small art quilt for the exhibition, in progress; the second, a bit further along!

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    Love this piece!
    August 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMargarita Korioth

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