About

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Kristin Shields is an artist living in Bend, Oregon.  Kristin works in various media including textiles, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, and mixed media.  Her work is influenced by modern design, traditional quilts, and folk art.  See the buttons above to shop for textile art and paintings.

When not working in her home studio Kristin may be found traveling about with a camera and sketchbook in hand.

Awards

2017, Judge's Choice, QuiltCon, Savannah, GA
2016, Judge's Choice, Mid-Century Mod, QuiltFest Oasis, Palm Springs, CA
2016, 1st Place, Small Wall Quilts- First Entry in Paducah, AQS Paducah, KY
2016, 1st Place, Small Quilts, QuiltCon, Pasadena, CA
2015, 3rd Place, Mid-Century Modern Category, Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara, CA
2015, 1st Place, Wall Quilt- Modern Category, AQS Chattanooga, TN
2015, 2nd Place Modern Quilt Category, Northwest Quilting Expo, Portland, OR

Featured Work

2017, Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century by the Modern Quilt Guild, Riane Menardi, Alissa Haight Carlton, and Heather Grant, Waiting for Sanity and The Spectrum of the Ordinary
2017, San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles group exhibit, Waiting for Sanity
2016, Modern Quilt Guild website article by Heather Grant, https://community.themodernquiltguild.com/resources/what-modern-quilting, Fruity Star-Crossed Strings
2016, Modern Patchwork Magazine, Love in the Digital Age
2016, Simply Moderne Magazine, Modern Improv Sampler and The Spectrum of the Ordinary
2016, QuiltCon Magazine, Love in the Digital Age
2016, American Quilter's Society Magazine, Love in the Digital Age
2015, Quilting Arts Magazine, Smarter Than the Average Bird
2015, Free Range Triangle Quilts by Gwen Marston and Cathy Jones, Little Tree in the Big Snowy Woods, Aussie Medallion, High Country Winter
2015, 1000 Quilt Inspirations by Sandra Sider, The Moon Above Sees It All
2014, Minimal Quiltmaking by Gwen Marston, Minimal Purple and Iris Dreams
2014, The Men Behind the Quilts Calendar, Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, Welcome to the Neighborhood collaborative quilt with The Undercover Quilters.
2013, Featured Quilter, Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show, Sisters, OR
2012, Changing the World: Quilts from the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative, The Volckening Collection
2012, Generation Q Magazine Summer 2012, Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative 10,000th quilt