Ann Kowaleski is an award-winning quilt artist whose work has been in many national and international exhibitions including Visions and Quilt National. Her work has been reproduced in such publications as Fiberarts, Art/Quilt and Quilters Newsletter, and books such as America's Quilts and the newly published 500 Art Quilts (see below). She was born in Remus, Michigan and completed an MA in Counseling at Central Michigan University. She has taught many workshops and curated the quilt show "Contemporary Quilts of the Great Lakes States" at Central Michigan University. She is married to poet Eric Torgersen and has one daughter, Elizabeth Torgersen, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology at Northwestern. Many of these quilts are for sale. If interested, email Ann at torge1e (at) cmich (dot) edu.
Ann's quilt "Three Women" currently appears in the Fiber Arts Network of Michigan show "Connections" in the Baber Room at Central Michigan University's Park Library until May 1, 2016.
500 Art Quilts
Lark Books is the publisher of 500 Art Quilts. Juried by distinguished quilt artist Karey Bresenhan and edited by Bresenhan and Ray Hemachandra, this dazzling volume presents work by 363 of the most original contemporary quilt artists in the U.S.and around the world. Martha Sielman, executive director of Studio Art Quilt Associates, describes the book as "an incredible feast for the eyes . . . a must-have for every art lover, quilter and fiber enthusiast." 500 Art Quilts includes Ann Kowaleski's Midlife Musings, below. Click on the image to order from Amazon.com.