Rita Blocksom died in early February 2017.  Her beauty remains with us.

 

About the Artist

Rita Blocksom is a career educator with emphasis on gifted and talented and author of Blocksom_Moabseveral books. Her twin passions for the Southwest and fiber arts provided the impetus for relocating to Arizona for twenty years before returning to the Midwest to be near family. Her lifelong interest in education has been redirected to teaching fiber arts including art quilting, dyeing and painting fabrics and felting across the country. She is a member of Studio Art Quilt Associates and Miami Valley Art Quilt Network as well as being a member of Mavericks art quilt group and a   lifetime member of Arizona Quilters Guild.

 

 

The joys of fabric and fiber manipulation involves a trance-like meditative state for this artist who expresses her joys of visual imagery and nature, texture and dimension, into creative pursuits.

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Artist’s Statement

The joys of fabric and fiber manipulation involves a trance-like meditative state for this artist who expresses her joys of visual imagery and nature, texture and dimension, into creative pursuits. Her sense of sharing and community channel her teaching efforts. Her interest in collage and mixed media inform her latest works.

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