Technology's increasing influence on the world of art is widespread. It is changing how art is made and technology has been providing artists with new ways to express themselves for a very long time.
Valerie's current work as a quilt artist has been affected by technology, specifically through the use of laser cutting technology. She will discuss how she uses laser cutting technology in her fiber art maps and in her work as an architectural educator.
More About Valerie
Valerie Goodwin is a mixed media fiber artist and architect whose works of fine art are included in museum and private collections. Most of her work is inspired by a love of aerial views of landscapes and cities. Many of her quilts are based on maps.
Goodwin’s art has moved through various stages from traditional quilting to an interest in abstract expressionism and, currently it is inspired by real and imaginary landscapes and cities. In some cases, her work shows an architectural sense of space with an archaeological perspective. In others, the network of the city and its built form is more prominent. These compositions work on several levels, from close up and far away as if one was looking at it from above.
Her book, "Art Quilt Maps: Capture a Sense of Place with Fiber Collage-A Visual Guide" is widely available.
Check out her website at valeriegoodwinart.com
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