Way To Go Betty Busby!

A few updates on the amazing Betty Busby!

Opposites Attract” has been selected to be a part of the 2011 Quilt National Show.

“Push”, in Quilt Visions in Oceanside, Ca, has been sold from the show to a private collector.

“Sandia Mountain Spring” was an award winner at IQA’s “Wonders of the World” special exhibition and has been purchased by Karey Bresenhan.

Christine Brown’s interview with Betty is in the November issue of American Quilter

Eleanor Burns was a beloved artist who passed away in February.

Her church presented Betty with the first annual arts award in her memoryMachine Quilting Unlimited

The November issue of Machine Quilting Unlimited (right) features Betty’s work.

The Beyond Benign Foundation in Wilmington, Massachusetts, featured Cytology, Metaphase, and Primordia in November as part of its Art Meets Science open house. Beyond Benign is an educational foundation of Warner Babcock devoted to educating the public about the uses of green chemistry.
http://www.beyondbenign.org/

Betty Busby in Quilt Visions 2009Betty’s work has been selected for inclusion in Quilt Visions “Interpretations 2009.” Click on the image at right for a printable poster.

Check out the August/September 2009 issue of Quilting Arts Magazine. It’s has an article by Betty on beaded trees.

Read more about Betty On my Interesting People and Events page as well as her interview here several months back in the archives….

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Barbara Harms Fiber Art & MoreBarbara Harms Fiber Art

About Myself & My Approach I come from a family filled with many artists.s always played a role in my life, in one form or another. By my teens, I had narrowed my focus to painting.I decided I was going to become a serious painter. I joined the Las Vegas Artist's Guild, at 15, the youngest member at that time. I was totally out of my league, a kid among so many serious adult artists. But to be there, exposed to art in that way was quite an experience. I was enraptured, soaking up. I tried to go unnoticed, just a fly on the wall, mute, a big ole smile plastered on my face. soaking it all up. I tryed to go unnoticed; a mute teenager, eyes wide opened and a huge smile plastered across my face. I’m pretty I was noticed, a mute kid with an enraptured look on my face. I've continued to paint throughout my life. On occasion I've sold my work, but I had more important priorities, one being raising my wonderful children. My circumstances have changed, the kids grown, I had more time and Art was like theorpy for me. I was introduced to the world of quilting & fell in love. I did miss the creative freedom painting afforded. Then I discovered mixed media fiber art, I was home. MY APPROACH TO ART It's the creative process that holds the greatest attraction for me. Starting with a tiny seed of an idea; vague and blurred around the edges, I follow where that leads. My approach is an instinctual one. Generally, I do little pre-planning. themselves, my appproacj response js an instinctual one. This approach can lead to quite a few changes in the direction the quilt takes. The outcome can come as a surprise. I love that element of surprise! Sometimes everything just comes together & I think this is one of my better ones. I can’t wait to show someone. I feel like a six year old, running home from school, a drawing in hand, excited to show Mom. At those times. I'm smiling like the Cheshire cat. I’ve had work published in several magazines., which is gratifingvl. But the most gratifying thing is having clients be really happy with their purchased quilt. Word press Etsy shop-sales Https://barbaraharms.com Contact: inquiry Personal Links kool