Erin Wilson "Kogire 19"
Kogire 19, 2016
Art: 4 1/8 x 4 3/4 inches / 10.5 x 11.5cm
Board: 8 x 8 inches / 20.3 x 20.3 cm
Japanese vintage fabric on paper
Kogire Quilts are made by Erin Wilson, New York-based artist and master quilter, using swatches of Japanese vintage textiles from KOFU's archive. Wilson incorporates textures, designs, fades of the original fabric into her unmistakable quilting style and exquisite technique to create this irresistible pieces for your wall.
The series title, "kogire" (古裂 or 小裂) means fabric swatches in Japanese.
About the Artist:
Wilson makes quilts rooted in hand-dyed color, architectural imagery, and intricate piecework. She recently completed a commission for the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota and has had solo exhibitions in NYC and Yokohama, Japan. Her quilts have been shown at venues including the New England Quilt Museum, Dairy Barn Arts Center, and National Quilt Museum. She lives and works in New York City with her 3 cats.
This work and other pieces by Erin Wilson, are available for viewing at Curious Corners' Showroom (242 W27th St. 5A, New York, NY 10001). Please make an appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.