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“Abstraction for Katie” in SAQA Benefit Auction

Abstraction for Katie by textile artist Tracey Lawko

About “Abstraction for Katie” A few years ago, I attended the wonderful Alegre Retreat for quilters at the stunning Gateway Canyons Resort in Colorado. I was working on a series of realistic winter landscapes when renowned art-quilter and teacher, Katie … Continue reading

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SAQA Conference “Fiberlandia”, Portland, OR

Canadians at SAQA Fiberlandia

It was a great time of year to be in Oregon for the SAQA conference and to see the many beautiful waterfalls, the old-growth forests, walk on the beach, and sip some wonderful pinot noir. Rhododendrons and azaleas were everywhere and stunning … Continue reading

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SAQA Juried Artist Member

I’m delighted to now be a Juried Artist Member of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), an international organization of art quilters, textile and fibre artists. SAQA Juried Artist Membership recognizes those members who have a distinctive, high quality body of … Continue reading

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Selected for US National Quilt Museum Permanent Collection

Walking Through the Hardwoods by textile artist Tracey Lawko

Walking Through the Hardwoods has been selected for the permanent collection of the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky! I am thrilled with this news! I created this scene – based on a Thanksgiving walk on the Bruce Trail in … Continue reading

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Embroidery Canada – Portrait of a Textile Artist

Embroidery Canada Spring 2014 Cover

Portrait of a Textile Artist: Tracey Lawko winner EAC Original Design Award 2009 I’m honoured to have my work profiled in a 4-page article written by Carolyn Beacroft in the Spring 2014 issue of Embroidery Canada. This publication of the Embroiderers’ … Continue reading

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2014 Niche Award Winner!

Spring Thaw Study by textile artist Tracey Lawko

Spring Thaw Study is the 2014 Niche Award Winner for excellence in Fiber: Art Quilts! I am thrilled to receive this prestigious North American award…and to have my stitched landscapes recognized 2 years running by different sets of jurors. “Hay … Continue reading

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2014 Niche Awards Finalist!

Spring Thaw Study by textile artist Tracey Lawko

Spring Thaw Study has been selected as a 2014 Niche Awards Finalist in the category of Fiber: Art Quilts. This is the second time my work has been chosen for this prestigious competition and by a different set of jurors! … Continue reading

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Hay Bales Study wins 2013 Niche Award

Hay Bales Study by textile artist Tracey Lawko

Hay Bales Study has been awarded the 2013 Niche Award for Fiber: Surface Design! Winners were announced Saturday, February 16th at the Buyers Market for American Craft, a wholesale trade show of art at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. … Continue reading

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2013 Niche Awards Finalist!

Hay Bales Study by textile artist Tracey Lawko

I’m thrilled that Hay Bales Study has been chosen as a 2013 Niche Awards Finalist! Five finalists have been selected in each craft category for these prestigious awards. Contest winners will be chosen from among the Finalists and announced in … Continue reading

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