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Fish Tales #1

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  • Copyright 1990 Caryl Bryer Fallert
  • Size: 24" x 30" (61 cm x 76")
  • Techniques: Hand dyed and painted, machine appliqued, embroidered, and quilted
  • Materials: 100% cotton fabric / batting: 100% wool
  • Owner: : Naoki Adachi, Toppan Printing Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

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Design Concept

A visit to the Great Barrier Reef of Australia in October of 1989, and the subsequent purchase of a book of underwater photography, opened my eyes to the marvelous world of color, pattern, and movement that exists beneath the surface of the sea. This is the first in a series of works inspired by these visual images. Although this quilt does not depict any specific species of fish, my design grew out of a series of pencil sketches I made of a sand diver fish (Trichonotus Nikii).

Exhibitions and Awards:
  • FISH IMAGES, 1990, Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
  • ILLINOIS ARTISANS SHOP, 1990, State of Illinois Building, Chicago, IL
  • THE ARTIST WORKS GALLERY, 1990, Naperville, IL
  • INSPIRATIONS FROM NATURE, 1991, Embroiderers Guild of America, (Invitational exhibit), Loudonville, NY
  • INTERWOVEN DESIGNS GALLERY, 1991, St.Louis, MO
  • GINZA QUILT-EYE GALLERY, 1992, Tokyo, Japan
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Updated 12/23/16