Rosalie Baker

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Thursday, December 4, 2014-Saturday, January 31, 2015

Open Reception: Sunday, December 7, 1– 3pm

Pictorial Quilt Exhibit

Rosalie’s subjects are realistic, whimsical, and challenging. Her work reflects pictorial images inspired by family and nature. She offers a mixture of original design along with traditional quilt blocks. She uses a variety of techniques to achieve the desired results.
Artist Statement

Rosalie Baker began quilting in 1993, after retiring from a career as a commercial artist. She has applied her artist training to the fabrication and designing of pictorial quilts. Her pictorial quilts range from small wall hangings to queen size.
She has won several awards and honors as well as publishing several books about this artistic medium

Pictorial Quilts Honors and Awards:

The Featured Quilter at the Cable Car Quilters Guild “Colors in Motion” quilt show in Dubuque, Iowa on April 22 & 23, 2006.
The Featured Quilter at the Mississippi Valley Quilter’s Guild quilt show in Davenport, Iowa on September 24 & 25, 2010.
The quilt “American Blood Brothers” was exhibited at the Museum of the American Quilter’s Society (MAQS) in Paducah, KY as part of the “Stitches From the Upper Midwest: Quilts from Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin” from January 24 – March 24, 2007.
2010 – “Fisherman Jim” and “You Are My Sunshine” was exhibited at the International Quilt Association Quilt Festival in a special exhibit from the book of 500 Art Quilts.
2014 – “Let’s All Spring Forward” and “Bouquet of Roses” – Exhibited at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa as part of the “Best of MVQG” quilt exhibit February 3 – 10, 2014. I gave an Art Talk on Pictorial Art Quilts at the Figge Art Museum auditorium at 7:00 pm on February 6, 2014.
Best of Show Awards:
1999 – “Bouquet of Roses” at the Iowa Quilters Guild Quilt Show
2005 – “Fisherman Jim” at Iowa Quilters Guild Quilt show – Grimes, Iowa
2007 – “Old Town Window” at the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild Quilt Show in Davenport, IA.
2008 – “You Are My Sunshine” at the Iowa Quilters Guild Quilt Show – Perry, Iowa July 18-19, 2008
2010 – “Let’s All Spring Forward” at the IQA International Quilt Festival in Rosemont, IL. April 14-18, 2010. Won $2,500 and expense paid trip to the IQA Festival in Rosemont, IL

Viewer’s Choice Awards:

1996 – “Tribute to Neola” at the MVQG quilt show, Davenport, IA
1998 – “American Blood Brothers” at the MVQG quilt show, Davenport, IA.
2008 – “Cart of Red Geraniums” at the International Quilt Association in the 2008 edition of Celebrate Spring! Rosemont, IL. ($100 cash award)

Published:

2004 – “Bouquet of Roses” in AQS 2002 Quilt Art Engagement Calendar
2009 – “Iowa Sparkles” in Quilting Quarterly Journal of the National Quilting Association, Inc. – 2009 spring issue
2010 – “Good Morning” in AQS 2010 Quilt Art Engagement Calendar
2010 – “Fisherman Jim” (pg 219) and “You Are My Sunshine” (pg 94) in 500 Art Quilts – An Inspiring Collection of Contemporary Work by Lark Books – A Division of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. New York/London
2010 – “You Are My Sunshine” cover of Quilting Quarterly – Journal of the National Quilting Association, Inc. Summer 2010 Volume 39 Number 2 #150
2010 – “Let’s All Spring Forward” article written by di Silvia Sapuppo printed in magazine from Rome, Italy. QUILT ITALIA Estate 2010 – Rivista Trimestrale Dell’Associazione Quilt Italia – XIV- #2
2010 – “Let’s All Spring Forward” article printed in Quilts (A World of Beauty) Journal of the International Quilt Association – summer 2010
2011 – “Cart of Red Geraniums” in AQS 2011 Quilt Art Engagement Calendar
2012 – “Let’s All Spring Forward” in 2012 AQS Quilt Wall Calendar
2013 – “Dancing Through Daffodils” on cover of The Quilting Quarterly- Journal of the National Quilting Association, Inc. Spring 2013 Volume 42 Number 2 #166

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