One of Canada’s foremost textile artists is hanging a show of her newest work in Halifax, N.S. later this month through September. Laurie Swim’s latest presentation is called Land, Sea and Memory. Laurie has written three quilting books, including Rags to Riches. (Her Joy of Quilting was one of my first quilt books). She has been making textile art for over 35 years.
This piece was unveiled in March 2010. It is an impressive 7′ x 20.’
You can read more in an interview with Laurie at Running WIth Scissors and on her website. Laurie worked with Janome in the past to promote the MC6600. Land, Sea and Memory opens July 23 and runs until September 5, 2010 at the Mary E. Black Gallery Shed 21, 1061 Marginal Road Halifax, Nova Scotia Telephone: (902) 492-2522 Opening Reception July 22, 6pm