Jeannie Henry, Gympie, Queensland

E-mail: j4jeannie@gmail.com

True Blue Jacko

Retail Price: NFS
Dimensions: 90cm x 90cm (35x35in) (H x W)
Statement:  Created in response to an AQC challenge titled True Blue. My immediate thoughts were of our brilliant blue Australian sky and I knew we had a blue winged kookaburra. It is constructed using traditional piecing, constructed fabric, applique and machine quilting..
Exhibition:
Australasian Quilt Convention Challenge 20XX – True Blue

Hello Possums

Retail Price: NFS
Dimensions: 90cm x 90cm (35x35in) (H x W)
Statement:  Australian Made-Flora and Fauna was the 2017 AQC challenge. “Hello Possums” was my response having been in Melbourne and seen the possums in suburbia. With permission from a wildlife photographer, I used one of her images as inspiration. Traditional piecing, applique, constructed fabric, thread painting and machine quilting were used
Exhibition:
Australasian Quilt Convention Challenge 2017 – Australian Flora & Fauna
Awards: AQC – Runner Up. Quilts Across Queensland – 1st art quilts, Hanger’s Prize, Best Of Show

CV

2008
Brookfield Show 2x1st, 2nd & 3rd
Queensland Quilt Show 1st

2007
RNA Exhibition Brisbane 1st
Queensland Quilters Challenge 1st

2009
Brookfield Show – 1st, 2nd
RNA Exhibition – 2nd, 3rd
Queensland Quilters 4th, Highly Commended.
“Spirit and Place” at Gig Gallery

2011
Brookfield Show 2x1st, 2nd, 3rd.
Redcliffe Show 1s t, Most Outstanding, Overall Champion
Queensland Quilt Show 2nd
AQUA “Essence of Australia”.

2012
Queensland’s Best of the Best at AQC
Brookfield Show 1st
Redcliffe Show 1st, Most Outstanding
RNA Exhibition 1st
Queensland Quilt Show 3rd
“Summer Solstice” – the Palm House

2013
Queensland Quilters Challenge 2nd, Highly Commended.
Sydney Royal Easter 2nd
Brookfield Show 2x1st, 3x2nd, Most Outstanding Champion
Redcliffe Show 2x1st, 2x2nd, Most Outstanding, Reserve Champion
RNA 2x1st
Queensland Quilt Show 1st, Highly Commended
In Gloria Loughman’s book “Radiant Landscapes”

2014
Redcliffe Show 1st  2nd, Most Outstanding
“Flights Of Fancy” Pine Rivers Gallery

2015
AQC 1st

2016
AQC
Desert Threads Textile Art Prize
Feature article Quilters Companion
Judged Gympie Quilt Spectacular

2017
AQC Runner Up

2018
AQC Runner Up
Qld Quilters Fabric challenge 3rd
Coastal Fringe Textile Art Prize 1st
Desert Threads Textile Art Prize
RNA 1st, Hanger’s Prize, Best Of Show