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About Me

I am a mixed media fiber artist and architect. Most of my work is inspired by a love of aerial views of landscapes and cities. Many of my quilts are based on maps. My art has moved through various stages from traditional quilting to an interest in abstract expressionism and, more recently, work inspired by real and imaginary landscapes and cities. In some cases, my work shows an architectural sense of space with an archaeological perspective.  In others, the network of the city and its built form is more prominent.  These compositions work on several levels, from close up and far away as if one was looking at it from above.

I received degrees in architecture from Washington University and Yale University. My award winning work has been widely published and exhibited. I've also lectured and given workshops nationally and internationally. Currently I teach architectural design at Florida A & M University.

valeriegoodwin@comcast.net

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