A selection of quilts from Viewpoints 9
iewpoints 9 is an international, invitational
fi ber art group founded in 2012. Based
on challenges posed by members of the group,
each artist considers unique sources of creative
inspiration and they share their interpretations
on an online blog. The emerging narrative allows
the artists opportunities to experiment with new
techniques, share their individual perspectives,
and provide glimpses into their creative process.
The work of Viewpoints 9 members offers an
intimate portrait of the feelings and fascinations of
the artists that transcend language, distance, and
Inspired by a book of spectacular photographs of the
world’s extraordinary climate, member Diane Wright
proposed the theme of ‘weather’ to her fellow Viewpoints 9
WEATHER! We all talk about it ... with
friends, family, and strangers. In fact, it
is often the icebreaker—no pun intended—
(to a) conversation with random strangers.
When thinking about our living planet, this
word seemed one of the broadest concepts for
inspiration for our group.