Sue Bleiweiss

 Artist, Author & Architect of whimsical worlds created with fabric and thread …

Award winning fiber artist Sue Bleiweiss creates vibrant colorful and whimsical quilted fiber art collages using her own hand dyed cotton. She is the author of “The Sketchbook Challenge”, “Colorful Fabric Collage” and her latest book Modern Art Quilts will be available Fall 2018. She is a regular contributor to Quilting Arts Magazine and has made several TV appearances including The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims and Quilting Arts TV.  Sue’s award winning quilts have been exhibited internationally and reside in private collections all over the world.

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Books

Modern Art Quilts: Design, Fuse & Quilt-As-You-Go

Easy Fabric Dyeing: solids & tone on tone

Color it! buildings, neighborhoods & skylines

Color it! nature & animals

Colorful Fabric Collage: sketch, fuse, quilt

The Sketchbook Challenge: Techniques, Prompts and Inspiration for Achieving your Creative Goals 

Creative Ways with Books and Journals

Creative Ways with Fibre&Stitch

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Television & DVD

The Quilt Show with Alex Anderson and Ricky Tims - episode 1608

Quilting Arts TV 2 episodes in series 1200

Quilting Arts Workshop DVD: Coloring Book Fabric Collage - released 9/2013

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Magazine Articles

Quilting Arts magazine October/November 2018 

Quilting Arts magazine June/July 2018 

Machine Quilting Unlimited July 2017

Quilting Arts magazine June/July 2017

Machine Quilting Unlimited July/August 2017

Art Quilting Studio Winter 2016

Quilting Arts magazine April/May 2016

Quilting Arts magazine December 2015/January 2016

Quilting Arts magazine June/July 2015

Quilting Arts magazine February/March 2015

International Quilt Festival Quilt Scene Magazine 2013/2014 issue

Quilting Arts magazine December 2013/January 2014

Quilting Arts magazine October/November 2013

Quilting Arts magazine April/May 2013

Cloth Paper Scissors Studios Magazine, Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Winter 2010, Fall 2011

Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Altered Couture, Winter 2008 & Nov 2006 

Belle Armoire, May/Jun 2008 & May/Jun 2007

Bound & Lettered, Winter 2010

The Crafts Report, Sept 2006 & Oct 2004

Crafts N Things, Jan 2010 & July 2009

Get Creative, April 2009

Handcrafted Volume 6, 2010

Handwoven Magazine, Sept/Oct 2007 (2 articles) & Jan/Feb 2007

Quilting Arts Gifts, Nov 2007

The Quilting Quarterly, Spring 2009

Sew Somerset, Winter 2009, Jun 2008 & Feb 2007

Somerset Studio, Jul/Aug 2008

Somerset Wedding, Feb 2007 

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Interviews

Just Wanna Quilt podcast

Textile Art Coaching with Clara Nartey

International Quilt Association Journal Spring 2014

Art&Soul Radio interview with Lesley Riley

Artist Spotlight interview with Lyric Kinard

Tap-in interview with Susan Tuttle

Artistically Speaking Blog Talk Radio

Featured Artist on the Artsy Shark Blog

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Curatorial projects

Threads of Resistance - founder and curator

Currents, The Brush Art Gallery, Lowell MA 

Art as Quilt, Highfield Hall and Gardens, Falmouth MA 

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Juried Shows

2018

The Best of D@8 Artists: Celebrating 10 year,  Dinner At Eight - IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas 

World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas  - 2nd place art whimsical category

Explorations: Journey in Creativity, The Quilt Artist’s Studio - New England Quilt Museum

The Power of Women, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas

Interplay, Whistler House Museum - Lowell MA

Thread of Resistance, Traveling exhibit 2017-2018 (curator and exhibitor)

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2017

QuiltCon East, Savanah GA - 1st place winner Applique category

Gems of the Ocean Art Quilt Show Yachats Commons, Yachats Oregon

International Quilt Invitational Exhibition - Brigham City Museum, Brigham City UT

Personal Iconography, Dinner At Eight - IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas

Thread of Resistance, Traveling exhibit 2017-2018 (curator and exhibitor)

Little Black Dress, Brush Art Gallery Lowell MA 

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2016

Currents, The Brush Art Gallery, Lowell MA 

Art as Quilt, Highfield Hall and Gardens, Falmouth MA

World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas 

Patterns, Dinner At Eight - IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas

Tactile Architecture, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas

In Full Bloom, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas

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2015

World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas 

   3rd Place winner for Tutti Frutti Alleyway in the art whimsical category

Affinity, Dinner At Eight - IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas

Tactile Architecture, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas

Art as Quilt, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton MA

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2014

How Does Your Garden Grow, Whistler House Museum of Art, Lowell Mass

Reflections, Dinner At Eight - IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas

World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas 

    2nd place winner for Tutti Frutti City Skyline in the art whimsical category

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2013

Exquisite Moments, Dinner At Eight - IQF Long Beach, IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas

World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas 

    Honorable mention winner for Tutti Frutti Main Street in the art whimsical category

It’s raining cats and dogs, Festival awareness project, IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas

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2012

World of Beauty, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas 

     Honorable mention winner for Tutti Frutti Village in the art whimsical category

Tactile Architecture, International Quilt Festival Houston, Texas

Rituals, Dinner At Eight - IQF Long Beach, IQF Market & Festival Houston Texas

2012 Niche Awards Finalist

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2011

Infinity Art Gallery Fiber Arts Show, Jurors: Diane Chaudiere, Jae McDonald, Hilde Morin

Fantastic Fibers, Jurors: Freda Fairchild, Caryl Bryer Fallert, Judy Schwender 

One Passion, Many Voices, Juror: Jane Dunnewold - February 2011, Artworks, New Bedford MA

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Volusia Wrapped in Fiber, Juror: Pamela Allen - March 2010 Gateway Center for the Arts, Florida

Images, The Best of Today's Traditional and Contemporary Quilts - Lowell Quilt Festival 2010 

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Exhibitions

Outlines: the whimsical world of Sue Bleiweiss, Lawrence Library Rotunda Gallery, Pepperell MA May 2015 

Off the Hanger: Form and Surface - View Arts, Old Forge NY October 2012- December 2012

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