Cindy Grisdela


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Cindy Grisdela
About the author

I come from a long line of women who have expressed themselves using a needle and thread, so creating with various forms of fabric and thread have been part of my life since I was a child. As a contemporary fiber artist, I use vibrant color and bold graphic design to create quilts that have a strong visual impact as art for the wall. My formal education includes a BA in Fine Arts from the College of William and Mary and an MBA from George Washington University. I used quiltmaking as a creative outlet for many years as I pursued a career in financial journalism, but I became a full time artist in 2006. My work is represented by and can be found in a number of private collections all over the country. I am a Juried Artist member of Studio Art Quilt Associates and the author of two books on improvisational quilting--Artful Improv and Adventures in Improv Quilts.