Diane Cadrain

Artist Statement:
Tolstoy said, "Love all nature...love every leaf." In nature, I find an endless variety of images of arresting loveliness...and in those, a sense of the sacred. In each piece of my work, I ask the viewer to feel with me a sense of awe.

My work itself is ever-evolving, and has been ever since the day I first picked up a needle at age 7. I currently work as a lawyer/journalist, but my heart is in my art quilting.

My fiber art work includes pima cotton fabric painted with Pebeo Setacolor paints and embellished with Shiva paintsticks. My techniques also include hand embroidery, machine quilting, felting, padded applique, and knitted figures.

See more of Diane's work on her blog:

Recent Exhibits:
Natural Inspirations, a solo show, Farmington Public Library, January 3-30, 2013

Out of the Loop runs from February 7 - March 3, 2013 at the
West Hartford Art League
37 Buena Vista Road
West Hartford, CT
The opening reception is Thursday, February 7th from 6-8 pm.

Fiber and Friends through March 3, 2013
Windsor Art Center, Windsor, CT (also featuring works of EdJohnetta Miller)

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