Exploring the shared bond between twins and the vast Canadian landscape that
Debbie Richards & Diane Stewarton explores the shared bond between twins and the vast Canadian landscape that both separates them and through shared artistic vision, brings them closer.
Debbie Richards, a Saskatchewan artist, interprets her vision through one-of-a-kind, abstract artistic quilts based on Canadian landscapes. Debbie builds the pieces using traditional quilting techniques then layers textures and shapes on top. Debbie’s career has been one of lifelong creativity and innovation, highlighted by her achievements as an award-winning quilt artist and designer. Debbie is also the creator of DJ Richards Design through which she publishes original patterns for other people to enjoy.
Diane Stewart, a Northern Ontario artist, portrays the images through a unique method of textile mosaic, building depth and texture using hundreds of tiny fabric pieces. Diane has worked for over thirty years to perfect her skill experimenting with multimedia, adding layers of textile and beadwork to her watercolour paintings, leading to the development of her current technique.