quilt art and design by Ria Shanon
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Ria Shanon

With a lifelong interest in beautiful handwork, threads and fabric, my first quilt was completed when I was 16.  Primarily self-taught, I have been sewing art quilts and showing them in various exhibitions since 1985.  My work is far from traditional and is included in many private collections. 

Below, please find a listing of the various art shows and exhibitions my work have been chosen to display in. 

I invite you to contact me and hope to share my quilting passion with you!

Exhibitions

1990
"A Modern Fairy Tale" exhibition.  Hans Christian Anderson Museum.  Denmark
2002

" Artists of the Wild Rivers Coast", Gold Beach Exhibit Center, Gold Beach, Oregon

"Artists of the Wild Rivers Coast", Coos Bay Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon.

2003

"Off the Beaten Path", a part of Quilt Trilogy, Coos Bay Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon

2003-2005

"Wish You Were Here" traveling quilt show, sponsored by Pacific Northwest Quilters Association, Seattle, Washington.

 

Publications

Easy Pieces, book written by Margaret Miller

Quilters Newsletter, 1990, article written about "A Modern Fairy Tale" quilts.


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