Betty Busby's Profile
I majored in ceramics at the Rhode Island School of Design. After graduation, I founded Busby Gilbert Tile Inc. in Southern California and ran it for 18 years. In 1994, I sold it and moved to Albuquerque, NM to raise my son.
Creating fiber art and teaching have occupied me since then.
Much of my work is technique driven, I enjoy discovering new abilities to construct an image in different ways. I never set out to make something “pretty”, the appearance of each project is determined by the idea behind it. Creating my own raw materials is also important, I have been dyeing my own fabric since I began quilting over 30 years ago, and I am familiar with fabric construction form the raw fiber on up.
My works have been exhibited in many national and international level quilt and art shows, and are in collections all…
- Joined July 3, 2007