Here is our trunk show schedule for Q@C 2018!
Saturday 12:00 noon
Saturday our trunk show will be presented in the Victoria Room, which is located in the main building, basement (yes, air conditioned!). Mary Pal will be giving a lecture and displaying her quilts. Talk is scheduled from 12:00 noon.Mary Pal is a fibre artist whose work defies easy classification, encompassing art quilt, mixed media, sculpting, stitching and painting on richly textured fibre backgrounds. Hear how Mary makes her distinctive portraits, and see some of them up close and personal.
At 1:00 pm we will have another presenter: Ana Paula Brasil is a larger than life personality and a prolific quilter. She does it all- professionally photographing quilts, teaching her passion to others, and long arming her works -and her students!- herself.
Buy your tickets for the Saturday trunk shows here.
Sunday Trunk Show Schedule
Our Sunday trunk shows take place in Town Hall, on the Village Green. This is a small venue, so get there a few minutes early to get a good seat!
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Dwayne Wanner
Dwayne has been making and exhibiting quilts and fibre art pieces for many years. In addition to exhibiting his own quilts across North America Dwayne also produces FIBRE Content, a major fibre art exhibition at the Burlington Art Gallery. He is also president of Highlander Brewery. He will bring some special sample products as draw prizes at his lecture.
Dwayne will have an impressive piece of work on display in the vendor area- an eight foot tall octagon!Be sure to visit the piece before attending his talk.
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Jeannie Jenkins
Jeannie is an award winning quilter, long-armed, designer and teacher. Her work has been published in magazines and displayed worldwide and she has just published her first book, “Contemporary Paper-Pieced Quilts”. Jeannie began sewing as a child, taking up dress-making at age 10. Since then she has taught beginner to advanced quilting classes and is still as passionate as she was when she began.
Jeannie’s quilts will be on display outside the town hall. After her talk, she will lead a tour of her quilts.
3:00 – 4:00 pm Valerie Miller: Origins and Evolution
Valerie is interested in fibre, graphic design and techniques. Her trunk show will be an illustrated discussion of influence: traditional quilting, multi-media fine craft, and the application of basic design elements.
Using a varied selection of very old and more traditional quilts with a number of pieces of her earlier and more recent work, she will describe her evolution as a quilter, fibre artist and pattern designer. She will also be discussing the influences of other experiences and art forms on my designs.
Valerie creates graphic quilts employing traditional techniques and modern style. Primarily self-taught, her influences include sewing and tailoring as a teen, post secondary study in design and her Grandmother’s quilting and craft.
Currently living and working in Eastern Ontario, Valerie is creating custom and gallery pieces, publishing patterns, touring workshops and trunk shows. Her quilts have featured at “Quilt Market” in Houston, “Quilt Con” in Pasadena, art and fine craft galleries and in quilting publications.