Trip to Ghana

I am back from Ghana! Very unexpected and amazing trip. The most amazing thing was that my quilts took me there and allowed me to meet wonderful people quietly doing their job, dive deeply into the world of Ghanaian textiles and other crafts, see the REAL, not tourist’s Ghana, and meet sweet young people, the… Read More →

Mana Latvija

Even I live in Lithuania, I am a member of Latvian Quilt Association. Today I took  a quick drive to Bauska, Latvia. On November 18th of this year Latvia celebrated 100 years of independence. For this occasion our association opened an exhibition of quilts at Bauska local history and art museum The exhibition is called… Read More →

Hill of Crosses at Sunset

I live in Siauliai, Lithuania. The closest tourist attraction here is the Hill of Crosses located only 7 minutes drive from my home. Actually I don’t like talking about the Hill of Crosses as a tourists attraction. To me it is a symbol of our resistance to Russian and, later, Soviet occupation. To me it… Read More →

Kente Cloth from Ghana

The center piece of my current exhibition in Siauliai, Lithuania is a diptych Kente Cloth from Ghana. I get many questions about these quilts and I decided to tell their story in a separate post. It started with me getting to know Nancy Hudson who is my FB friend now. Nancy is a senior pastor… Read More →

An Exhibition in Siauliai, Lithuania

Finally our exhibition arrived to Siauliai, the town where I live now. It is taking place in the Siauliai University Art Gallery We call our exhibition A Present, because it is devoted to 100 years anniversary of three Baltic states- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, and we are three participants: Estonian craftier Helga Koger, Latvian couple… Read More →