I am an artist from Grand Rapids, MI creating contemporary art quilts. I hand dye my fabrics to achieve a very personal color palette and I improvisationally cut and piece bold , geometric work. I am inspired by architectural elements, the colors of nature and repeating patterns in a grid. I am currently working in a series called Time Fragments which explores memory and our perception of past events. I graduated from the University of Michigan in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy. I have attended numerous intensive workshops on surface design and art with internationally acclaimed fiber artists. My fiber art has been accepted into local, national and international juried shows. I reside in Grand Rapids with my husband Marc and three kids. I am a full time studio artist, wife and mom. Life is very good with family and art. You can see what I am currently working on my website, www.colleenkole.com
Colleen's ArtPrize Entries
These are Colleen's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.