Friday, January 22, 2021

Virtual Opening for Shifting Tides in San Diego

 In case you missed it, the Visions Art Museum in San Diego put on a wonderful virtual opening for Shifting Tides and two other exhibitions that are at the museum right now. Musician Fred Benedetti provided music paired with the artwork. Take a look. It's worth your time.

Estuary - Anaheim Back Bay
Bonnie M. Bucknam
Photo by Mark Frey

Sunday, December 27, 2020

CVG 2021

The 2021 CVG Show opens at the Collective Visions Gallery in Bremerton, Washington on January 23. The gallery will be open to visitors, subject to Covid restrictions. A variety of virtual events are planned. See the Gallery's website for the latest information. 

My quilt, Line Dry, will be included in the exhibit. This quilt was inspired by my trip to India and Nepal in 2013. During a walk through the older part of Khajuraho I saw colorful saris hanging on clotheslines adorning dwellings painted Mediterranean blue. Upon my return home, those images made their way forward.

Line Dry
c 2019 Bonnie M. Bucknam
81" w x 82" h
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Khajuraho, India
Photo c Bonnie M. Bucknam

Line Dry, detail
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Line Dry, detail
Photo by Hoddick Photography

Sunday, December 20, 2020

Quilts to Ray Hickey Hospice in Vancouver

A few days ago I took 8 quilts to the Ray Hickey Hospice Center in Vancouver, Washington.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Auction to Benefit Downtown Soup Kitchen Hope Center in Anchorage, Alaska

Pat from Anchorage and I donated this collaborative work to a fundraiser to benefit the Downtown Soup Kitchen Hope Center in Anchorage, Alaska. You can view all the auction items and read about the fundraiser here. The auction goes live November 6 and closes November 29. Check it out!

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Quilt Visions Virtual Exhibition Opens at San Diego

 Visit the Quilt Visions exhibit at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego. The exhibit opens October 24. You can see the art, learn about the artists and take a virtual tour. Click here.

Mc Callum Spring
c 2020 Bonnie M. Bucknam
66" w x 70" h

Mc Callum Spring, detail

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Quilts Donated to YWCA Safe Choice Shelter, Vancouver

 I made another drop-off today: 15 quilts to the Vancouver YWCA Safe Choice Shelter.

These first two quilts, Sailing Day and Red Barn, are by Suzanne from Anchorage.

Spring Garden is by Cheryl, also from Anchorage.

And Nettie's Stacked Bricks I is from Pat in Anchorage.

Two quilts, Primaries and Big Pink, are from our Oregon Coast retreat last year.

This quilt, Flipside, I pieced back in the 1980's. I just got around to quilting it. Remember vinyl records?

The rest are more of my square-within-a-squares and scrap log cabins. I'm stuck...

This last one incorporates some block I had from 4th Avenue Quilters in Anchorage. The second block in the second row is Judy Hopkins' Tin Man block.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Quilts to Camp Erin, Portland

Just dropped off three of my quilts to Camp Erin, Providence Portland's grief camp for kids.