Ginny Eckley
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Author / Published:

  • Featured in Quilting Arts magazine, Fall 2016, article “Collaboration”, pgs. 20-24.
  • Studios magazine, Summer 2013, pgs. 102-106.
  • Featured in the Quilt Life magazine, August 2013, pgs 26-27.
  • Featured in The Natural World, published 2012 by Lark Books
  • Juried into Lone Star III, published in Fall of 2011, Univ. of TX Press
  • Juried into 500 Art Quilts by Lark Books, 2010. pgs. 79, 316 and 324.
  • Featured in Quilting Masterclass, a book from 50 of the world's finest artists; Quarto Publishing, 2000,
        pgs. 124 -128.
  • Author of two CDs on a new silk-screening process and fabric painting.
  • Author of 2 books: Fabric Painting & Quilted Sea Tapestries, published by Martingale in 1990 & 1995
  • Artist:

  • Won Third Place at International Quilt Festival with Splash!, November 2016
  • Won Third Place at juried show, SPIN, Arrowmont Arts & Crafts, October, 2016
  • Featured Fiber Artist, Copper Shade Tree, Round Top, TX. Sold 9 pieces, and received 2 commissions, Feb. 2016
  • My City Birds tapestry was purchased in 2015 by the city of Houston, for display at IAH Airport.
  • Juried into "From Insects to Elephants," Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts.
        On display from November, 2015 - January, 2016.
  • Juried Exhibition at 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX, September 2015.
  • Juried Exhibition: Archway Gallery, benefitting Houston Audubon, July 2014.
  • Juried traveling exhibit Tactile Architecture by Quilts Inc., War Ripples, on display from Oct. 2013 - Aug. 2014.
  • Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange, Butterfly exhibit, Spicebush Swallowtails on display from April 3 - June 2014.
  • Filmed workshops about Surface Design on Quilting Arts TV and PBS. Silk screen printing and soy wax techniques
        were featured.
  • Art in Fiber 2012 and 2013 at Copper Shade Tree Gallery, Round Top, TX. Gallery continues to show and sell
        my artwork.
  • International Quilt Festival, October 2012. Art in two exhibits: Silk Exhibit & Tactile Architecture.
  • Juried Exhibition, Braithwaite Fine Arts Gallery, Sunset, UT. Sold artwork, September - November 2012.
  • Tokyo Quilt Show, Exhibited War Ripples based on Hiroshima, January, 2012
  • Awarded Best of Show, Betz Gallery, Houston, TX, October 2011.
  • Business:

  • My company is Art Threads. In 2006, I purchased Colorhue Dye, a silk dye. Selling wholesale, we quadrupled sales,
        including distribution through Dharma Trading.
  • I create custom screens for numerous clients, and also offer a full line of screens featuring my art. They are used
        on a variety of materials, including clay, glass, fabric and wood.
  • Teacher of fabric painting, printing, silkscreening, dyeing and machine embroidery at Art & Quilt venues. I have
        taught throughout the US and Japan.
  • Community Service

  • Board member of Creativity Shell, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our primary goal is to teach children to sew. We
        have sewing and textile arts programs in libraries, shelters, and a retail space.
  • I served as President, Vice President and Architectural Chair over an eight year period for the Kings Forest
        Community Association.

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