Susan Damone Balch

Quilt Artist and Fly Fishing Instructor

Susan Damone Balch

Images and colors from nature and fly fishing provide much of the inspiration for my original art quilts. 
I love the  meticulous process of creating stylized pieced pictorials with smooth curved lines.  Alternatively,  intuitively designed abstract work provides a balance to my creative endeavors.
An extensive collection of commercially available cotton batiks, hand dyes, hand painted, and other specialty fabrics serves as my palette.
Quilting adds movement and texture to the final product.

Art Quilts

Depot Street Gallery, Ludlow, VT
Diamond Realty, Ludlow, VT
The Wellness Center, Ludlow, VT
Cabin Creations by Marina, Branchville,
The Collective, Woodstock, VT

I have been selected as a guest artist at The Collective in Woodstock, VT
from October through December 2014

I am also curator of a fiber exhibit, "Fibrations" 
opening on November 7, 2014 at The Great Hall in Springfield, VT

Art Quilts are a good value and a great way to bring art and beauty into your home or work space.
Custom orders are welcome ~  Made to fit a certain space,
or to capture one of your favorite places or memories.  
I will work with you to create a piece especially for you.
contact me if you are interested.

Quilting Classes

Are you interested in learning the art of quilting in an intimate, supportive, and inspirational setting?
 Consider taking a class with me at
Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts in Ludlow, Vermont 
February 6-8, 2015
March 13-15, 2015
2 to 7 day sessions in July and August 2015
Dates TBD

Private and Semi-private lessons offered  in my Home Studio in Reading, Vermont
 Available for up to three students on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 -4 
Email for available dates
Private lesson ~ Half Day $75/Full Day $125/2 Days $200
2 students ~ Half Day $60/Full Day $100/2 Days $170 (cost is per student)
3 Students ~ Half Day $45/Full Day $85/2 Days $150 (cost is per student)
Please contact me to inquire about larger groups.

Fly Fishing Instruction

 A meditative sport that provides stress relief, gentle physical activity,
and an opportunity to connect with nature. 
Please contact me If you are Interested in a
fly fishing lesson

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Copying, reproducing, or redistributing any images or text without written permission is prohibited.


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