Leufstaquilt

ABOUT ART

Fabric can carriy so many memories: From growing up as a plant to being woven, worn and becoming an art quilt. To work with a thread is to extend, enrich and feel even in the hands a story. In my pictures I am trying to develop the feeling for the textile in the expression. The colors and light play a major role in my creative work. Finding a luster in another dimension is

what I find creatively Another
the material is to to become alive structure of the create a working with of fabric and

BIOGRAPHY

interesting and stimulating. fascination with allow the colors by using the fabric. Or to structure by different layers

batting.

Born in Linköping, Monica has lived in many cities in Sweden and Europe. Her artistic career has began in theater and later, she moved on to textile art. With the creation of her company Leufsta Quilt, she got the opportunity to organize exhibitions as well as invite and meet textile artists from Europe. She imports hand-dyed fabrics from various West African countries for her business. And recently, she has gone back to the theatre and started creating scenographies made out of textile.


CV Monica Danielsson Bichsel

EDUCATION textile art
2018-20 City & Guild, “Jury & judge”,
2015 Ruth Issett ”Layer of colour on fabric” , Sätergläntan Sweden
2014 Mirjam Pet-Jacobs ”Personal Preferences and from mini to maxi” Leufsta Quilt Sweden
2014 Gwen Hedley, ”Rhythm and repetition”, Sätergläntan Sweden
2013 Jette Clover, Master class ”Finding your voice”, jan. – sept. Leufsta Quilt Sweden
2012 Jette Clover, “Text and Textile”, Leufsta Quilt Sweden
2012 Elsbeth Nusser-Lampe, ”Textile Nature”, Leufsta Quilt Sweden
2011 Mirjam Pet-Jacobs, ”Window Quilt”, Leufsta Quilt Sweden
2010 Sara Lechner, ”Felting and embroidery”, Leufsta Quilt Sweden
2009 Jaqueline Heinz, ”Free motion quilting”, Leufsta Quilt Sweden
2002-03 City & Guild, “design”, Patchwork by Post, England/UK
2002 Gill Turley, ”Traditional quilting”, Limoges, France
2001 Susan Seegram, ”Hand dyed cotton”, Serviers, France
1999-02 Cotton & Colour, grundkurser, Basel, Switzerland
1984-87 Art & theater sciens, Stockholm Universitet Sweden

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 SKB ́s kontor, Östhammar Sweden
2018 Wild Horizon, SAQA
2017 Hargs bruk
2016 OEQC, Maarheze, Netherlands, juried
2016 Vänermuseet, Lidköping Sweden, with Konstkvilt
2016 Sitges quiltexpo, Spanien
2016 Journal Quilt Competition, Grosvenor shows ltd, UK
2016 Konst på väg, Tierps kommun Sweden, juried
2015 Mora, Ovansiljans Quiltförening Sweden, with Konstkvilt
2015 Hargs bruk, Östhammars konstförening Sweden, juried
2015 Konst på väg, Tierps kommun Sweden, juried, with Konstkvilt
2015 SKB ́s kontor, Östhammar Sweden
2014 Bruksgården, Hargs bruk Sweden
2014 Hargs bruk, Östhammars konstförening Sweden, juried
2014 Konst på väg, Tierps kommun Sweden, juried
2012 Orangeriet, Lövstabruk Sweden
2012 Konst på väg, Tierps kommun Sweden, juried, with Elsbeth Nusser-Lampe 2011 Libary in Östhammars, Tierp och Älvkarleby kommun Sweden
2011 Konst på väg, Tierps kommun Sweden, juried, withMirjam Pet-Jacobs 2010 Konst på väg, Tierps kommun Sweden, juried, with Sarha Lechner
2009 Ranbogården, Söderhamn Sweden
2009 Konst på väg, Tierps kommun Sweden, juried,with Jaqueline Heinz
2008 ”My country”, Birmingham, England/UK

SCENOGRAPHY

2019  "Beethoven" a children show
2019 " The little Prinz auf Station 7", or,GOP,tourGermany

2018 ”Apartment”for,GOP,Hannover,tourGermany
2017 ”Kawum” for GOP Hannover, tour Germany
2016 ”La Luna” for GOP Hannover, tour Germany
2016 ”Le Club, Africa unplugged” for GOP Hannover, tour Germany 2016 ”Dummy”, for Huangshan theatre, tour China
2008 ”Bani Obashwe ”för More Promotion, tour Europe

SCHOLARSHIP
2007 Rikstäcket

MEMBERSHIP
Kviltföreningen Rikstäcket, SAQA, Östhammars konstnärsförening

BUSINESS
Leufsta Quilt; handcoloured fabric from west Africa, www.leufstaquilt.com, mobil+4670 - 791 45 83


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