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Biography

Pauline Barrett is an award-winning fiber and textile fine art quilter whose work has been exhibited locally in the State of Texas, nationally and internationally. Her fiber art has been featured at the Florida Museum of Natural History, the South Carolina State Museum, the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum in Athens, Tennessee, the University of Johannesburg, South Africa, International Quilt week in Yokohama , Japan and is now in the permanent collection of the National Quilt Museum in Paducah, Kentucky. In 2011 she also had the privilege of having her work published in "Lone Stars III: A Legacy of Texas Quilts dating from 1986 – 2011".


Artist Statement

As an artist working with fiber as my medium, I transform pieces of fabric into beautiful, textured works of art. My inspiration comes not only from current observations in my daily life but from past experiences and stories passed down from generations before me.
My art is about color and texture and emulating the look of a painting while using fabric and thread. I am drawn to the tactile nature of fabrics and my goal is to allow viewers a chance to see my vision and possibly take away something completely unexpected.