Prairie Quilt Guild

GUILD MEETINGS - Meeting Location Change

Beginning with our May meeting, we will be at the Scottish Rite Venue 332, 332 E. First Street, Wichita. (First and Topeka) Free parking to the north of the building and along the street. Parking across the street is a paid lot. Please pay if you park in the lot to the east of the Scottish Rite Center.

1-3 p.m. | 7-9 p.m.

May 2018 Program

Hollis Chatelain

Our guest speaker comes to us from North Carolina and is also a world traveler. Through her work Hollis has been honored with numerous domestic and international fine art and quilting awards including Best of Show in Houston, Viewer’s Choice Awards and Superior Master Award for Thread Artistry. Hollis is a much sought-after teacher and holds lectures and workshops in the United States and abroad, instructing students in subjects including color, drawing, design, dye-painting, and quilting technique. Through a dynamic and characteristic style marked by dreamlike imagery, elaborate use of color, and intricate thread detail, Hollis creates unique compositions that address challenging social, environmental, and political themes. Her work is found in public and private collections around the world. Her website is www.hollisart.com

She has (2) lectures on May 8th. The 1pm lecture is “The Emotion of Color in Art” and the 7pm lecture is “An Artist’s Journey”. May 9th, Wednesday’s workshop “Upcycle Your Jeans into Art” is our first workshop. In this class we will have fun turning your old blue jeans combined with hand-dyed fabric into a beautiful wall hanging or a tote bag. We have extra blue jean fabric for those that need some. Also an additional workshop “Painting Images with Dyes” is available on May 10th.