Erin Wilson x KOFU: "Kogire" Quilt 03
8 x 8 inches / approx. 20.5 x 20.5 cm
Kogire Quilts are made by Erin Wilson, a Brooklyn-based 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 create irresistible pieces for your wall.
The series title, "kogire" (古裂) simply means vintage fabric swatches.
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 a hand-built home in Brooklyn, NY.