Our November/December 2017 art studio features the vibrant work of artist Cathy Geier. One glance at her quilts explains why the article is titled Playing With Color!
Cathy began her quilting journey while living in Ketchikan, Alaska. Sunny days were few and far between, so Cathy cherished them and the beautiful colors in her, at that time, limited fabric stash. She started working on landscape quilts, and this led to watercolor style quilts like Come Walk with Me.
Her love affair with color continues to this day. I admire her fearless use of whatever technique is required to achieve her vision. Cathy used tulle to create the sun rays in Carpathian Mountain Sunset.
I’ve seen River of Life in person, and the vibrant landscape beckons the viewer to take a closer look.
One of Cathy’s most recent works, The Perfect Nanny, includes tulle, white marker, dancing chimney sweeps, and designs corresponding to the names of songs from Mary Poppins. What a joyous celebration!
Learn more about Cathy, her inspiration and methods, along with other great articles on a wide variety of machine quilting techniques in our latest issue!