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Remember there is no such thing as a small act of kindness.
Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
Scott Adams

Even the smallest light is more powerful than darkness.

 
Every time you create, every time you share your art, you are bringing the light of your vision into the world. It's important. You all know how much ugliness there is in the world. Every small thing you do to counteract that makes the world a better place.

 

It brings me great joy just to share this journey with you, my friends.
Keep creating.
Keep share your vision.
Keep bringing light into the world.
candle, stacked rocks, lily flower

From what we get, we can make a living;
what we give, however, makes a life. 
Arthur Ashe

This journey with you, it's worth it.


Becoming an artist is a journey, one without an endpoint. There are beautiful vistas and occasional roadblocks but it's a ride worth taking. Thank you for traveling with me. I look forward to the next year together.

Join me at Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

 
My first in-person event in two years! I'd love to see you in beautiful
Hampton, VA February 24 and 25, 2022
 
If you’ve looked with secret longing to the world of art quilts but don’t know where to start,Abstract-A-Licious is the class for you. We will work through through concrete exercises designed to help you create ideas for original abstract quilts.
Abstract-A-Licious Design Workshop Thu 2/24, 9am-4pm

Can’t choose which surface design technique you want most to learn?   Join me to try a variety of  techniques to make a small art quilt or book cover.
Surface Design Sampler Platter Workshop Fri 2/25 9am-4pm
 
Sign up now - let's PLAY!

I'm so excited about this new workshop!

Taming of the Hues at Craft Napa

This event is organized by Pokey Bolton, creator of Quilting Arts magazine and TV, so you know it's going to be amazing.
 
I'd love to spend the day with you from anywhere in the world in this full-day live-virtual class. It's perfect for online since you will have access to your entire stash as you dive deeply into the most useful color theory class you'll ever take. Bold statement, I know. But I really do think everything I offer in this class will help you in the most practical way possible, whether you are an art or a traditional quilter. Hope to see you there!
This event fills fast! Sign up now!

The following calls for entry focus on shows that feature art quilts and textiles. You can find further dates at https://lyrickinard.com/calls-for-entry/.
Listings include entry deadline, Name of show, URL, exhibit/shipping dates

December

Dec 3, 2021
American Quilters' Society  (Paducha, KY*)
http://www.quiltweek.com/contest/
Mar 18 - Apr 30, 2022 (ship+show)

Dec 8, 2021
New Quilts From an Old Favorite: Your Favorite Old Block
https://quiltmuseum.org/education/contests/new-quilts-old-favorites/
Jan 11, 2021  - Jan 31, 2024 (traveling)

December 15, 2021 (United States)
Morris Gallery Fiber Art Juried Show Topeka, KS
Morris Gallery
January 12, March 29, 2022

December 18, 2021 (Old Forge, NY)
2021 Take Home Today: Table Runners
Calls For Entry - View (viewarts.org)
September 18, Jan 8, 2022

December 31, 2021
Gems of the Ocean III
Other Calls for Entry | SAQA - Studio Art Quilt Associates
February 7-Febriary 23, 2022
 

January

Jan 2, 2022
Dallas Quilt Show(Dallas, TX)
https://www.quiltersguildofdallas.org/
Delivery Instructions mailed in February, Show is in March 2022

Jan 7, 2022
ARTQUILTS Emerge (Cary, NC)
https://www.paqa-south.org/exhibitions
March 15 - May 9, 2022 (ship+show)

Jan 10, 2022(US and Canada) now even years
Sacred Threads (Herndon VA)
http://sacredthreadsquilts.com
July 14 - 24, 2022 traveling through Spring 2024

Jan 15, 2022 (SAQA Alaska)
Art Cloth North V 
https://www.saqa.com/events/saqa-calls-entry
May 6-31, 2022

Jan 31, 2022
Bugmania
SAQA Calls for Entry | SAQA - Studio Art Quilt Associates
Online Exhibit Opens April 2022

Jan 31, 2022 (SAQA Global)
Haven (Opens at IQF, Houston, TX)
https://www.saqa.com/events/saqa-calls-entry
May 30, 2022 - Dec 31, 2025 (travel)

January 18, 2021
Mid Atlantic Quilt Festival (Hampton, VA)
Upcoming Shows » Mancuso Show Management (quiltfest.com)
Feb 15-27, 2022(ship+show)

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