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ARTIST STATEMENT

 

In my quilt drawing series I honor my love of drawing and painting.  Lines reminiscent of landscape and figure are embroidered, pieced and composed within frameworks ranging from open white spaces to complex color fields.  The rich visual language of these lines and markings is influenced and restrained by the power of simplicity.  Hand quilting is of great importance in my work because it is equivalent to the act of drawing.  While the placements of fabric are composed geometrically, the quilting done on top is a loose, spontaneous act.  My hand responds to the shapes in the cloth, creating a loose rhythm of shadow line that is simple, clear and meditative.

Click here to view Daphne’s quilts.

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NEWS & EVENTS

CMCA Exhibit  - 9/27/14

Daphne’s quilts were chosen out of more than 475 artists to be featured in the 2014 CMCA Biennial exhibition, which is open to artists who have strong connections with Maine.

Dedee Shattuck Gallery is pleased to present Daphne’s quilts in an exhibition called “Paint Pattern Print Texture: Exploring the Blurred Lines between Textile and Paint”, an exhibition of five artists examining the shared language of painting and textile work.

Reynold’s Fine Art – 11/01/13

Reynolds Fine Art, the well received gallery in New Haven, CT, recently hosted a six week gallery for Daphne’s collection of quilt drawings & works on paper. Visit the gallery page to see pictures from the event.

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EXHIBITIONS

Daphne has had the opportunity to participate in these exhibitions, and many others. For a complete list, view her CV.

Quilt National
Manhattan Quilters Guild
Reynolds Fine Art