September Speaker: Lyric Kinard
Lyric Montgomery Kinard is an award winning artist with a passion for sparking the creativity that she knows each of her students posses. With playful support and gentle encouragement she will take you through your first steps on a new path, seeing the world through the eyes of an artist. As an artist, author, and educator she transforms cloth into art in her studio and timid spirits into confident creatives in the classroom.
Lyric was recognized for her talents as the 2011 International Association of Professional Quilters
Teacher of the Year and is the author of the book Art + Quilt: design principles and creativity exercises. She has written extensively for Quilting Arts Magazine, appeared on Quilting Arts TV, and has two DVD Workshops, Surface Design Sampler Platter, and Bead It Like You Mean It. She has studied with many well known textile artists around the country and continues to expand her skills in the area of surface design. She has a BA in English Literature from the University of Utah and has also formally studied music and architecture. She currently lives in Cary, North Carolina with her husband and some of their five children.
HELD: 2nd Wednesday of the month WHERE: Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi, Simi Valley, CA. WHEN: Doors open 7:00 pm; Meeting begins 7:15 pm. GUESTS: A nominal fee is charged for guest attendees. Please remember to silence all phones. Thank You.
Board Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Quilty Pleasures Quilt Shop at 1742 E Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley. Meeting begins 7:00 p.m.