029: Quilting with Leslie Tucker Jenison

I’m delighted to bring you another episode of the Adventures in Arting Podcast!  Our guest today is Leslie Tucker Jenison.

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Leslie Tucker Jenison is an award-winning artist who works with cloth and paper.

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Surface design using dye and paint are integral components of her work, which has been shown internationally.

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She has written and been featured in numerous publications, has made several appearances on Quilting Arts TV, and has produced a surface design workshop DVD for Interweave.

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Leslie serves on the board of the Quilt Alliance, & is a member of numerous local and national quilt and surface design organizations.  Leslie curates exhibitions as half of “Dinner At Eight Artists.”

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Besides teaching workshops Leslie enjoys reading, gardening, traveling, and is a private pilot.   She is married and has 3 daughters, all artists.  Life is good!

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Leslie has several upcoming events of interest:

  • Jamie Fingal and Leslie are curating year 3 of “What’s For Dinner?” which will debut at the International Quilt Festival in October, 2015.
  • They are also curating “Affinity” for Dinner At Eight Artists, also debuting at the International Quilt Festival in October, 2015.
  • Leslie will be participating in the 2nd “Not Fade Away” conference, sponsored by the Quilt Alliance, in Herndon VA in July, 2015.
  • Leslie is also about to begin a big remodel of her studio (YAY and UGH, simultaneously!).

You can find out more about Leslie on her website and blog.

On the podcast we discuss the weather in Texas, Leslie’s studio remodel, art quilting, modern quilting, art cloth, Gee’s Bend quilts, curating an exhibition, rejection, learning and being uncomfortable, and longarm quilting (I want one, please!).  I hope you enjoy the conversation.  Add your voice in the comments section below!

Thanks for stopping by!

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