Category Archives: Recent Work

Improv Collage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I’m taking an online Improvisational Collage class from Kara Kramer. Here are some of the 3 minute collages done on 4 x 6 cards.  They have different parameters set: all angles, or all organic shapes, monochromatic, etc. 

I’m looking for ways to be freer with my digital fabric collage/quilt compositions, so I’m using photos and digital alterations in these as well.  I really like the torn paper edges, but they are not possible with fabric–unless I photograph them?

We’ll see where it [...]

Posted in Inspiration photos, Recent Work

Carnival to open at Visions Art Museum October 21, 2017

I am again proud to have my work appear with 36 other wonderful quilt artists at the Interpretations: Conversations show at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego, California. The show runs from October 21 through January 7, 2018.

This quilt is part of my Diagonal Thoughts Series in which I am exploring the shibori-like stripes made from water ripple photos.  I am treating them like surface designed fabrics which I cut in strips and rearrange in various ways.

Carnival [...]

Posted in Art in nature, Recent Work, Techniques

“Purple Rain” to appear at the Dairy Art Center in Boulder, Colorado

Purple Rain 59″ x 29″

Purple Rain, one of my newest quilts, is being exhibited at 75: New Art Quilts at the Dairy Arts Center in Boulder, Colorado.  Judith Trager is the featured artist with 40 of her art colleagues in a display of all new work.  

Here is a detail view:

 

And here are some in progress shots:

 

You can see one of the silk prints from which the diagonal stripes were cut, as well as how [...]

Posted in Gallery 1, Recent Work, Techniques

Visions Art Museum to feature recent work by Charlotte Ziebarth

Shifting Winds

 

Earth Wind Water   featuring recent work by me opens April 18 and runs through July 2, 2017 at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego.

 

 

 The above pictured, Shifting Winds, is part of my current exploration involving the use of cut strips of silk prints as digital surface design.  By layering these strips of imagery in ways different from the original digital painting I can create a new landscape impression.  Rather than relying on the digitally altered photograph [...]

Posted in Art in nature, Recent Work

Layered Voices, a SAQA traveling exhibit opens April 4

Smoke And Ashes

 

Smoke and Ashes , part of my Ruins series, will soon appear at the International Quilt Study Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska where it will appear until July 30, 2017.  This exhibition is called Layered Voices and will travel after its run in Lincoln.

 More about this series was discussed in this blog post.

 

Posted in Art in nature, Recent Work

Liquid Moonlight opens in Breakout: Quilt Visions 2016

 

I am honored to once again have a piece in Quilt Visions at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego. I am even more excited to see that it has been given an award by the jurors…The Friends of Fiber Arts International Award as the quilt which most reflects the universality of artistic expression.  Wow! Love that!

I’ve had a sneak preview of the show and it is fabulous…lots of excellent work by many of my favorite artists working in fiber. [...]

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2016 SAQA Auction is coming up soon

Piers, 2016 SAQA AuctionDonation by Charlotte Ziebarth

The 2016 SAQA fundraising auction starts September 16.  My mini quilt, entitled Piers, can be seen here at the SAQA website. Instructions for how the auction works can be found there as well as all the other quilts. 

This piece came fro one of my ocean photo prints plus some digital coloration. It was inspired by the many pier remains that can be seen along the coasts of California. The colors are [...]

Posted in Art in nature, Recent Work

34th Annual New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts

 

 

Wow! Look at this.  The invitation and other publicity for this year’s New Legacies: Contemporary Art Quilts features a detail shot of my quilt, Shifting Sands.  Unfortunately I can’t make it to the opening, but will be sure to get up there shortly after as it is always an inspiring show.  See the quilt in the Recent Work gallery.

 

Invitation to New Legacies Reception

Photo by Ken Sanville, Louisville, CO.

Here is one of the original digital colorations I [...]

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Painting classes with Jane Davies

I have recently finished a 10 week online course with Jane Davies called 100 Drawings on Cheap Drawing Paper.  I have learned so much and painted soooo much.  Some of these lessons or actual paintings will probably eventually make its way into my art quilt work.  There are so many possibilities, from painting on cloth or over photo or digital images to scanning and printing my paper paintings onto cloth.  In the meantime here are some examples from the class.

 

Posted in Painting, Recent Work

EDGE exhibit at Sunderland Gallery

Smoke And Ashes  by Charlotte Ziebarth

 

Smoke And Ashes is appearing now at the Sunderland Gallery in Omaha as part of the  EDGE exhibit group.  Here is a link to more information about the exhibit.

 

 

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