Sunday, August 31, 2014

Shake And Bake and Quilt Festival news

I have one more entry in a Houston Quilt Festival 2014 exhibit. "What's For Dinner" has 36 unique place mates set at a long table showing artistic versions of the theme. I am a not a good cook, getting worse every day. Fortunately I married a man who eats to stay alive and does not require anything fancy for dinner. My entry for this exhibit reaches back into the past to show a version of our 'catch of the day' camping trip circa 1966 where dinner was the catch of the day, grilled in aluminum foil with Shake and Bake seasoning. To clarify, the  orange circle seen upper left in this detail is not for humans, rather it is the lovely open jar of orange Salmon eggs used as bait. And it worked! I caught a fish. If you make it to Houston, stop by and enjoy a calorie free suggestion of What's for Dinner curated by Dinner@EightArtists Jamie Fingal and Leslie Tucker Jenison.

Also a catalogue will be available on for the 2014 Houston Quilt Festival Dinner@EightArtists curated exhibit titled "Reflections". We hope to see you at the exhibit. With the catalogue you can enjoy the art quilts if unable to see in person. Here is a detail of my entry "Primarily Water". The full quilt and 5 others from the exhibit will be in the fall issue of Quilting Arts Magazine.

Friday, August 8, 2014

Houston Quilt Festival 2014

I will have a quilt in the 40th anniversary Ruby Jubilee exhibit this year as well as 32 pieces in a solo exhibit  -Yvonne Porcella Once & Again. Going all out this year, another quilt will be in "Reflections" curated by Dinner at Eight Artists and an auction quilt for Inspired by Libby. I am giving a lecture at Festival on Thursday October 30 at 11 AM. Most of the time I will be either in my exhibit area with my quilts or in the MistyFuse booth with the vendors. The first time I visited Quilt Festival was in 1980 and I was selling my Pieced Clothing books. This year it will be my Memoir, a lovely little book with stories and photos. Come and see me in Houston. www,