The Wave is among the highly detailed quilts expected to be on display when artist Carol Swindon shows her work at Quadra Community Centre March 23.

Artist’s tour blankets Quadra

PEI quiltmaker to show off intricate work in trunk show Monday evening at community centre

Carol Swindon, PEI artist, kicks off a West Coast teaching tour with a trunk show of her Pictorial Quilts at Quadra Community Centre March 23 from 7-9 p.m.

Come join us for an up-close and personal experience with the artist’s stories and her works.

An artist to begin with, Swindon started using fabric and thread as a medium in 2005. Since then, she has garnered awards such as Best in Show at the Canadian National Quilt show in 2012, Judges’ Choice Award in 2010, and Grand Prize at ‘Art of the Quilt’ Show in 2010. She has taught and shown her work in the US and Canada.

Swindon has a broad range of interests and her quilts show that variety, from sweeping landscapes to detailed vignettes of waves and trees. From animals and people to automobiles.

In addition to her skills in the needle arts, she is a painter and sketcher. Swindon’s Quadra Island visit starts off a West Coast teaching spree will also take her to Victoria and Parksville.

The entry fee for Swindon’s Quadra Island trunk show next week is $5.