Category: News and Events

Category: News and Events

Open Studio
Image September 25, 2023 News and Events Horizons Quilting

Display of art quilts and demonstration of longarm quilting by Joan Hug-Valeriote On Saturday, Sept. 23rd, 2023, Joan opened her Studio (and her garage) to visitors to the Ward in Guelph, during the first annual Praise the Ward Festival… Click on any image to see the gallery. It was a beautiful day and all the

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A one-day festival in Guelph’s Grooviest Neighbourhood, Sept. 23rd, Studio Tour 11 am – 4 pm.
Image September 7, 2023 News and Events Horizons Quilting

Ten am till ten pm – 18 venues all over the Ward Praise the Ward Music, visual art, theatre, workshops, food, a cra5 market, walking and cycling tours, kid’s activities. An evening concert at the Guelph Li3le Theatre featuring ‘The Kramdens’ & ‘The Ward’ Daytme shows with Shannon Kingsbury, Harri Palm, Ben Finley and annais

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Gwen’s Sugar Bag Quilt – Handcrafted Quilts from Generations
Image May 8, 2023 News and Events Horizons Quilting

Very Modern Ruler Work on a Very Traditional Quilt Begun in 1969 just after moving to Ontario from Cape Breton,my cousin’s wife, Gwen Valeriote sewed the Dresden Plates with 50’s and 60’s fabric scraps brought from Halifax. She appliquéd two of the medallions to a couple of sugar bags and then abandoned the project. 54

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Canadian Quilters National Juried Show 2023 – Come Sea Halifax!
Image March 31, 2023 News and Events Horizons Quilting

2023 National Juried Show (NJS) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 7-10, 2023. Canadian Quilters, Halifax Convention Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Dear Joan Congratulations on having your entry, accepted into the 2023 National Juried Show (NJS) in Halifax, Nova Scotia, June 7-10, 2023. Attached please find an image that you can use on your social

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Season After Season
Image June 2, 2022 News and Events Horizons Quilting

SAQA Global Exhibition This quilt, Canadian Seasons is in the Studio Art Quilt Associates Global Exhibition touring show entitled Season After Season Click on any picture to open the gallery. Link to Exhibition Season After Season (SAQA Global Exhibition) | SAQA – Studio Art Quilt Associates Joan Hug-Valeriote is an award-winning, professional quilt/fibre artist. She is a recognized Ontario

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European Shows
Image May 8, 2022 News and Events Horizons Quilting

Switzerland and in France, April-June 2022 By virtue of her Swiss nationality (by marriage) and her affiliation with La Suisse-Romande (French-speaking Switzerland), Joan is a member of the Swiss delegation of France Patchwork, the French national guild of textile artists that includes quilters. Permafrost #1 was accepted in this collection for exhibition in two venues

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Scapes, Scopes & Abstracts: The Imagery Behind Joan Hug-Valeriote’s Creations
Image January 29, 2022 News and Events Horizons Quilting

Born and raised in Guelph, Ontario, quilt artist Joan Hug-Valeriote, shares that her first quilt was a potholder made at a historical home kitchen in Toronto’s High Park. She recalls back then only knowinghow to sew square pieces of clothing together and doing checkerboard pattern with them, however, shedidn’t know how to make a proper

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‘Scapes, ‘Scopes and Abstracts
Image January 15, 2022 News and Events Horizons Quilting

An exhibition of quilted textile art by Joan Hug-Valeriote. Sponsored by the Guelph Arts Council Dec. 11th to 31st, 2021

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