image of quilt titled "Underwater Reflection" by Janet Kurjan © 2004
 
 

Artist Statement: The colors of this piece make me feel like I'm underwater, looking up at the light streaming through.

Materials & Techniques:
Hand-dyed cotton fabrics, pieced, with free-motion quilting.

Dimensions: 40"W x 80"H

Artist Bio: Working in fiber provides me with the opportunity to play with color and to incorporate a textural element into my work. I am attracted to irregular patterns and find inspiration from primitive textiles and patterns from nature and architecture, such as the close-up view of a bird's wing, reflections in water, rock structures, a bamboo fence or a stone wall. I work improvisationally, letting the fabrics and colors lead me as I work.


Janet Kurjan is one of our more prolific exhibiter in CQA shows. Click thumbnails to see just some of the more recent quilts she has displayed at our shows:

Thumbnail image of "Canyonlands" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Cedar Sky" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Costa del Sol II" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Festivities" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Forest Depths II" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Fossil Bed" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Homage" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Kelpbed II" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Key Lime II" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Madrona" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Moonrocks" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Mystery III" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Plum Tango II" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Prune Whip" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Rainforest III" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Red Rock Canyon I" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Woodlands I" quilt by Janet Kurjan
Thumbnail image of "Woodlands II" quilt by Janet Kurjan

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