20 Years of Art

January 19, 2017
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1998 Studio Time Sheets Going Paper Free One of my goals for 2016 was to create an (almost) paperless office. I’m tired of stacks of paper that need to be sorted and resorted and file drawers full of stuff I never read. Thanks to technology I made big progress on that goal. I switched to […]

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Returning to the Classroom

January 16, 2017
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Sketching in Fabric Studying with Nancy Crow Last week I took a 5 day intensive workshop with Nancy Crow here in New Zealand. I wasn’t really sure how the experience would go as it has been 10 years since I was last in the classroom on the student side of the desk. I started out […]

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Making Time for the Studio

December 30, 2016
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How I Use My Time For the last 8 years I have posted a list of 100 accomplishments for the preceding year.   I’ll be posting my list for 2016 in the next day or 2.. The main purpose of the list is to celebrate all that I have accomplished. Why?  Because I’m like most of […]

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Abstraction and Australia – Recent Publications

December 29, 2016
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Down Under Textiles and Abstract & Geometric Two New Publications While I was busy finishing my 100 Days Project, a couple of publications with my work arrived on my doorstep.  They had to wait patiently for me to finish stitching and last week I finally had a chance to open them up. The first was […]

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100 Titles for the 100 Day Project

December 19, 2016
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Red Sky Morning – Day 35 2016 ©Lisa Call 6 x 6 inches fabric, thread, dye on stretched canvas Titles Matter A not insignificant* part of my creative effort during the 100 Day Project (which is now over – all 100 images are uploaded to my website – woohoo!) was selecting titles for each of […]

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Day #100!!

December 1, 2016
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Woohoo!!! Today is day number 100 of the 100 day project. I have design all 100 of my 6×6 in monochromatic textile paintings!!! There is more work to be done to mount them all on canvas (and some more quilting on the last 30) – plus photography.   I’d write more but it is also […]

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Day 92 – 100 Days Project Update

November 23, 2016
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Days 1-92 A quick update on my 100 day’s project… Today is day #92. I have all 92 of the textile paintings designed and up on my wall.  Many of them still needed quilted and most of them still need attached to canvas. I taught my last class for 2016 today and so it is […]

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100 Day Project Update

November 18, 2016
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100 Days Project – Days 17-38 Making Progress Today is day number 87 of the 100 day project.   As I noted back in early October – the main reason I signed up for this project (to do something creative every day for 100 days) was to get my studio up and running and get me […]

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A Few Photos from the Nelson Art Expo

October 22, 2016
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My Wall! The Last Four Textile Paintings in the Portal Series   Me :):)   Gorgeous hills in Nelson, NZ   Saxton Stadium   Some of my newest artwork.

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Nelson Art Expo

October 18, 2016
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Keeping Up ©2016 Lisa Call 8 x 16 inches dye, cotton on stretched canvas Off to Nelson I haven’t posted updates to my 100 day project the last few weeks because I realized I needed to focus on completing new work for my next art show here in New Zealand. This coming weekend (Labour Day […]

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