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Since 1970, artist Vicki L. Johnson has been creating quilted and painted artworks. Her work uses landscapes and seascapes for inspiration.
Vicki is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in graphic design. She worked in that field for ten years before devoting her time to quilts. She has taught classes in traditional and contemporary quilting, fabric painting, dyeing and soft sculpture for quilt stores, guilds and the College of the Redwoods. Currently, she is a freelance teacher lecturing and teaching for Guilds and quilt conferences. She is the author of Paint and Patches published by the American Quilter’s Society.
Vicki has won many awards with her quilts including a first place at the American Quilters Society show in 1995 and 1988, a second place in 1994 and several honorable mentions. At the Pacific International Quilt Festival, she won Best Interpretation of Theme in 1994 and Best Pictorial in 2001. At the International Quilt Festival, her quilt won Best Innovative in 1991, first place Art in 1993, and third place Pictorial 2001.
The painted quilts of Vicki L. Johnson have been seen in international exhibitions and collections, private and corporate. They are owned by the Oregon Coast Aquarium, the Museum of the American Quilter’s Society, Valley Oaks Dental Group, Fairfield Processing Corp., Mountain Bell and private collectors in America, Canada, England, Sweden and Switzerland.