Rotorua

Rotorua is another must to see in New Zealand’s North island. It is known for its geothermal activity, and features geysers  and hot mud pools. We had two nights there and we wished we had more. So much to see! Not only to see but also to smell! Rotorua has the nickname Sulphur City, because… Read More →

Finally-New Zealand!

I know many of my friends are patiently waiting until I can tell them about my recent trip to New Zealand.  After I returned and was still struggling with a jet lag, I had to deal with a harsh reality: to make three small quilts in a week! Now, when that is behind me and… Read More →

An Exhibition in Jelgava, Latvia

It is a history now but I had no chance to write earlier about the exhibition in Jelgava, Latvia. It opened on March 14th, just one day before I left for New Zealand and lasted until April 15th, the day I left New Zealand. The exhibition took place in a beautiful palace of Jelgava History and… Read More →

An Estonian Craftier and Her Masterpiece

On January 5th the exhibition in Pärnu, Estonia had opened and will be on display until January 20th. It is taking place in Pärnu Linnagalerii  on Nikolai 27.   I am exhibiting my quilts along with sculptures made by ceramists Aleksandrs and Marite Djačenko from Jelgava, Latvia, and embroidery, knitting and crochet works of Estonian… Read More →

Exhibition in Pärnu, Estonia

I am leaving  tomorrow and am  taking my quilts for an exhibition in Pärnu, Estonia. In 2018 three Baltic states- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, celebrates 100 years of independence. We, Helga Koger, Aleksandrs and Marite Djačenko and me, Maryte Collard, four artists from these countries, from sister cities Pärnu, Jelgava and Šiauliai have an exhibition… Read More →