Lisa Walton from Sydney, Australia is one of the jurors for Australia Wide Eight. She has been awarded many prizes for her quilts including major international and Australian quilt shows. She teaches Internationally and was awarded the Jewel Pearce Patterson Scholarship for Quilting Teachers by the International Quilt Association Houston USA. Lisa’s quilts have been exhibited in solo and joint exhibitions and her work is included in collections in the USA, Australia and the UK. Her book – Beautiful Building Block Quilts was published by C&T Publishing. She has appeared on Quilting Arts TV and The Quilt Show.
Lisa was a Board Member and then President of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA). She is now teaching and lecturing virtually online as well as producing a series of Quilt Stories on her YouTube Channel.
Always fascinated by the internal structures of animate and inanimate objects. Such complicated forms often house simple external shapes. Nautilus shells are fascinating and make me wonder how something can live inside all those crevicesSkeleton Shell (40x40cm) by Lisa Walton
See more artwork by Lisa at:
- Website: www.lisawaltonartist.com
- Facebook: Lisa Walton Art
- Instagram: @lisawaltonartist
- YouTube: Lisa Walton Artist
Invitation to Exhibition Opening & Textile Talk
Australia Wide Eight premieres at Warwick Art Gallery from 14 July until 27 August 2022. The official opening by Julie Tasker is at 2.30pm on Saturday 16 July following her textile talk Quilts Created with Wool? Why not? All welcome! Tickets are free. Bookings essential:
- Julie Tasker: Textile Talk 1.30-2.30pm Saturday 16 July 2022
- Official Opening Australia 2.30-4pm Saturday 16 July 2022
AW8 Preview is a series of daily blog posts from 10 June to 15 July 2022 that will feature an artist and preview their artwork from the Ozquilt Network members’ exhibition Australia Wide Eight. The exhibition will premiere at Warwick Art Gallery from 24 July until 27 August 2022 and continue on tour until September 2024. Please direct any exhibition queries to AW8@ozquiltnetwork.org.au
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