Collage of Quilts
Fiber Optix formerly “Contemporary Concepts” An Artists' Group
Fiber Optix Member News
Barb Nepom
Cher Cartwright
Ellin Larimer
Janet Kurjan
Janet Steadman
Liz Axford
Lorraine Edmond
Louise Harris
Marcia Derse
Melisse Laing
Nancy Cordry
Pat Hedwall
Sandy Altenberg
Teri Bever

  • Ellin Larimer and Melisse Laing each have a piece and Louise Harris has two selected from the Contemporary Quiltart Association's Light House exhibition to be among the 12 from that show to be exhibited in the Texas Quilt Museum in La Grange, TX. This exhibiton will run from October 4 through December 23, 2018. If you will be in Texas during this period, the museum is conveniently located almost equidistant from Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Information about the hours and location of the museum can be found on the Texas Quilt Museum website.

  • Ellin Larimer, Louise Harris and Liz Axford all had work selected by Nancy Crow, curator, to be part of Color Improvisations 2. This prestigious European show includes 50 very large quilts representing artists from the USA, Germany, Switzerland, Japan, Scotland, and Canada. The show, which opened in 2016 in Germany and then travelled to a number of European venues, is now coming to North America and can be seen as follows:
  • For more information about Color Improvisations 2, visit the CI2 website

  • WE ARE SO PROUD. Five of our members, Barb Nepom, Sandy Altenberg, Nancy Cordry, Janet Steadman, and Liz Axford, all had pieces selected for Quilt National 2017. The exhibit at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, OH has ended, but check the Dairy Barn website for information on the various travelling portions of the show.