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MARGARET RAMSAY

EXHIBITIONS

On the Edge Contemporary Quilt 2016
To be exhibited at Bramble Patch; National Needlework Archive and further venues in 2017

International Threads 2015-16
Prague Patchwork Meeting, Czech Republic ;Open European Quilt Championships, Maastricht , Netherlands (2015); Quilt Expo Beaujolais, France (2016)

Connection/Cysylltiad Cwilt Cymru 2014-2016
Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch; Quilt Association, Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes; Rhyl Library Gallery, Rhyl; Pierhead Gallery, Caerdydd (2015); Grosvenor Spring Quilt Festivals (2016)

Halfway Between Thames Valley Contemporary Textiles 2014
Spring Knitting and Stitch Show, Olympia , London; National Needlework Archive , Newbury.

Horizons Contemporary Quilt 2013
Festival of Quilts , NEC, Birmingham; Prague Patchwork Meeting, Czech Republic

Water, Water Contemporary Quilt 2013
Old fire Station Gallery, Henley; Spring Knitting and Stitch Show , Olympia , London

Wide Horizons III SAQA 2012-2103
Carrefour Europeen du Patchwork, Alsace, France and other European venues

acCent! Art Quilts of the UK, 2012
National Quilt Museum, Paducah, KY, USA

Freedom , Liberte, Freiheit 4th International Small Format Challenge 2011-2013
Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham; multiple venues in Europe and Russia

Whatever Floats Your Boat, Thames Valley Contemporary Textiles 2011
Slough Museum, Slough; Gallery 49 Bracknell, UK .

Breakthrough, Contemporary Quilt, 2010
Bailey Gallery, Quilt Museum, York; Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham; Hever Castle Quilt Show, Kent, UK

Under African Skies, 2010
Bailey Gallery, Quilt Museum, York , UK

Thin Blue Line, Contemporary Quilt, 2008-2009
Dudley Art Gallery & Museum; Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes, Wales

In The Spotlight, QGBI 2007
Festival of Quilts, NEC , Birmingham,UK

Views of Buckinghamshire, 2007
Obsidian Art, Stoke Mandeville, UK

Poetry in Stitches, National Needlework Archive 2005-2007
Knit & Stitch shows London, Harrogate, Dublin ; Menier Gallery, London; Kingston Hospital.

Fabric of Nature, Contemporary Quilt 2004
Nature in Art Museum and Gallery, Gloucester; Festival of Quilts, NEC, Birmingham

Material World, 2000
Pitzhanger Gallery, Ealing, London, UK


PUBLICATIONS

Work featured in:
Through Our Hands’ Magazine Issue 5 , May 2015
Ultimate Guide to Art Quilting, Linda Seward 2014
The Art of Quilting , issue 144 Hachette Partworks Ltd 2014
Playing with Sketches , Whitney Sherman, Rockport Publishing 2013
Bernina Calendar ( October) 2012
CQ@10 exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Quilt 2012
Breakthrough exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Quilt 2010
African Wax Print - A Textile Journey M. Relph and R. Irwin 2010
A Quilter’s Guide to Pictorial Quilts , Maggi McCormick Gordon 2000

2 articles published online for Quilt Workshop on the Web 2009 and in
'Patchwork Professional' 2011 and ‘Quilts & Zo’ 2012 ( German and Dutch art quilt magazines)


AWARDS:

3 Judges Choice awards, Festival of Quilts NEC, Birmingham ( 2008, 2014)
Highly Commended award , Festival of Quilts NEC, Birmingham ( 2010)
Judges award , Great Northern Quilt Show ,Harrogate ( 2014)
3rd Prize Theme Category Great Northern Quilt Show, Harrogate ( 2000)

Pieces purchased for private collections including Natural England Head Office UK


MEMBER OF:

Contemporary Quilt
Cwilt Cymru
International Threads
Quilters’ Guild of the British Isles (QGBI )
Studio Art Quilt Associates