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last update: 09-06-2014

Four international jury members had the difficult task to select 44 works from 151 entrees from 21 European countries. The selection criteria were: originality, artistic quality and expression and the selectionsdays were 26 and 27 March 2012.


The selected artists

 Janine Ayres
 Els van Baarle
 Linda Barlow
 Ineke Berlyn
 Anco Brouwers-Branderhorst
 Jette Clover
 Yael David-Cohen
 Fenella Davies
 Willy Doreleijers
 Christa Ebert
 Karen Farmer
 Lia Flemings
 Irina Fomina
 Alice Fox
 Wille Groenewolt

 Claudia Helmer
 Claire Higgott
 Monika von Hörde
 Marjon Hoftijzer-Boer
 Brigitte Kopp
 Susie Koren
 Elzbieta Anna Kuzniar
 Marita Lappalainen
 Amelia Leigh
 Jane Lloyd
 Leslie Morgan
 Hanna Mühe
 Patty Muller
 Olga Norris
 Karin Østergaard

 Gabrielle Paquin
 Mirjam Pet-Jacobs
 Zsuzsa Pinter
 Ildiko Polyak
 Marialuisa Sponga Archi
 Jana Sterbova
 Daline Kiff Stott
 Astrid Streng-Groenen
 Cécile Trentini
 Janet Twinn
 Grietje van der Veen
 Bente Vold Klausen
 Sarah Welsby
 Isabelle Wiessler
 Marjolijn van Wijk

Link to the complete list of selected artists from EAQ I till EAQ VII.

The jury members for EAQ VII

  • Claire Benn, United Kingdom - textile artist and teacher
  • Eszter Bornemisza, Hungary - textile artist
  • Henk Lijding, the Netherlands - MA, art historican
  • Olga Prins-Lukowski the Netherlands - freelance curator and textile artist


Each jury member is also invited to enter a work.

EAQ VII showcases 47 contemporary works made by leading European art quilters. The exhibition will be traveling around the world, with museum venues in United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany.

See Agenda for the complete exhibition schedule.

The EAQF would like to thank all participating artists for entering their work for selection and hope to see you at the grand opening in August in Birmingham or at one of the other exhibitions.

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