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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…

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  • Joined July 3, 2007

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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 over the country as well as internationally.
Please consider inquiring individually about pieces you would like to purchase. In some cases, shipment will be delayed if it is at a show.

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