Celebrating Earth Day With Award Winning Quilts

One of the categories for the Road to California Quilt Contest is 

Art/Naturescape

In 2014, 15 entries were accepted for judging. In honor of Earth Day, here are the award winning quilts  for this category and a description of the places and things in nature that inspired them:

Best Wall Quilt

Where We MetWhere We Met – Linda C. Anderson  

 Hogbo, Sweden, a small village near Stockholm

 

Best Visual ImageRed SunflowerRed Sunflower by Susan Bianchi

Inspired by a flower growing near Santa Cruz, California 

 

First PlaceHavasu FallsHavasu Falls by Kathy McNeil

Located via a 13 mile hike into the Grand Canyon on the Havasupai Reservation

 

Second PlaceMy PalletteMy Pallette – Dr. Sandra L. Nehlsen-Cannarella

“Nature in all her realm”

 

Third PlaceWinter SquashWinter Squash – Lauretta Crites

“Veggie Splendor” 

 

Mother Nature would be proud of these winning depictions don’t you think?

 

 

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