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The following is an incomplete list of quilts by the American artist, Michael James (born 1949).

Phases[1][edit]

  • 1949—1973: Early Life, Education, and Early Career
  • 1974—1978: “Apprenticeship Period”/ “Classic Phase” (Smithsonian, p.41)
  • 1978—1981: Artistic solidification
  • 1980—1990: Strip-Piecing with The Grid Period
  • 1990—1992: Disillusioned and frustrated
  • 1992—1995: Strip-Piecing without The Grid Period/”Fourth Phase” (Smith, p.42-43)
  • 1995—2001: Style Change/Less emphasis on Strip-Piecing Period (Smithsonian, p.43-44)
  • 2001—Present: “Final”/”Most Recent”/”Digital” Phase


Quilts: early career 1974—1980[edit]

Image Name Year Dimensions Materials Technique Collection City Notes
Lone Star c. 1974 [2]
Birds-in-Air c. 1974 [2]
Goose Tracks c. 1974 [2]
Meadow Lily 1974 84 x 84 in cotton hand-pieced & appliquéd, hand-quilted [3][4]
Razzle Dazzle 1975 96 x 84 cotton hand & machine-pieced, hand-quilted private collection [5][6][7]
Bedloe's Island Pavement Quilt 1975 84 x 76 in cottons, woolens, blends hand & machine-pieced, hand-quilted [8][9]
Elaborated Tangram 1976 92 x 90 in cotton hand-pieced, hand-quilted Ardis & Robert James Collection; International Quilt Study Center Lincoln, NE [10][11][12]
Tossed Salad Quilt 1976 102 x 90 in cotton machine-pieced, hand-quilted International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Burlington, VT [13][14][15]
Night Sky I 1976-1977 90 x 74 in polished cotton hand-quilted [16][17]
Night Sky II 1976-1977 96 x 88 in cotton, satin, velveteen hand-pieced, hand-quilted private collection [18][19]
Roman Stripe Composition Quilt 1977 48 x 48 in cotton machine-pieced, hand-quilted private collection [20]
Necker's Cube Quilt 1977 76 x 76 in cotton hand-pieced, hand-quilted [21]
Florescent Rag 1977 60 x 60 in cotton hand-appliquéd, hand-quilted [22]
Winter Cactus 1978 42 x 42 in cotton, satin, velveteen machine-pieced, hand-quilted private collection [23][24]
Aurora 1978 108 x 96 in cotton, cotton velveteen, satin hand-pieced, hand-quilted Ardis & Robert James Collection; International Quilt Study Center Lincoln, NE [25][26]
Ivy Covered Wall 1979 48 x 48 in cotton machine-appliquéd, hand-quilted private collection [27]
Night Lily 1979 28 x 40 in cotton, satin, velveteen [28]
Poppies 1979 56 x 65 in cotton, satin, velveteen "machine log cabin" International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Burlington, VT [28][14][29]
Moonshadow 1979 100 x 80 in cotton, satin, velveteen hand-pieced, hand-quilted Dual-Lite, Inc. Newtown, CT [30][31][32]
Dawn Nebula.jpg Dawn Nebula 1979 54 x 48 in cotton, satin, velveteen hand-pieced, hand-quilted Dual-Lite, Inc. [33][34]
Suntreader/Monophony 1979 60 in. diameter polished cotton hand-quilted [35][36]
Suntreader/Polyphony 1979 60 in. diameter cotton, satin, velveteen hand-pieced, hand-quilted International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Burlington, VT [14][37]
Suntreader No. 3 1980 60 in. diameter [38]

Strip-pieced quilts based on a grid 1980—1991[edit]

Image Name Year Dimensions Materials Technique Collection City Notes
Quintet 1980 68 x 68 in [39]
Rhythmetron 1980 68 x 68 in [40]
Graded Polychrome Stripe No. 1: Spinnaker 1981 52 x 52 in cotton machine-pieced, hand-quilted [41]
Regatta 1981 52 x 52 in [39]
The Seasons 1981 4.5 x 15 ft cotton, satin acetate, cotton velveteen machine-pieced, hand-quilted Waltham Federal Savings & Loan Association Waltham, MA [42]
Scene for An Egyptian Rendezvous 1982 60 x 60 in cotton machine-pieced & -appliquéd; hand & machine-quilted private collection [42]
Interweave I 1982 38 x 38 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted private collection [43]
Interweave II 1982 68 x 68 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted [44][45]
Interweave III 1982 70.5 x 71.5 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted [43]
Interweave IV 1982 38 x 38 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted private collection [46]
Interweave 1982 49 x 49 in cotton machine-pieced Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
City Rhythms 1983 58 x 58 in cotton machine-pieced Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
La Tempête 1983 79 x 87 in Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [47][12]
Blue Undercurrents 1983 70 x 70 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [42][12]
Air Structure 1983 60 x 180 in IBM Marietta, GA [48][49]
Spring Rain 1983 58 x 58 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted [48][50]
Pieces of Eight 1983-1984 56 x 50 in cotton blend machine-pieced International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Air Structure 2 1984 58 x 174 in [51]
Metamorphosis 1984 84 x 84 in [52]
Rhythm Color Spanish Dance.jpg Rhythm/Color: Spanish Dance 1985 100 x 100 in [53]
Rhythm/Color: Improvisation 1985 99 x 99 in cotton, cotton satin, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted private collection [54]
Rhythm/Color: Improvisation 2 1986 79 x 79 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [55]
Interweave 7 1986 60 x 60 in [56]
Rhythm/Color: Morris Men 1986 100 x 100 in cotton, cotton satin, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [57][58]
Rhythm/Color: Bacchanal 1986 73 x 72 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [59]
Zag-Edge 2 1986 50 x 50 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [60][61]
Bias Cut 1986 67 x 88 in cotton machine-pieced Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [62][12]
Red Zinger 1986 67 x 69 in [63]
A View into Time/Motion 1987 36 x 42 in cotton machine-pieced Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Rhythm/Color: Improvisation 3 1987 102 x 102 in [64]
Neo-Geo 1987 43 x 58 in [63]
Double Image 1987 108 x 72 in [65]
Rain Dance 1987 57 x 57 in [66]
Flying Buttress 1988 49 x 103 in [67]
Split Shift 1988 43 x 51 in [68]
Cascade: Double Diagonal 1988 57 x 57 in [69]
Waves I 1988 84 x 98 in [70]
Waves 2: Storm Surge 1988 91 x 104 in [71]
Transparent Shadowbox 1988 56 x 56 in [72]
Shadow Box 1988 52 x 52 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [73]
Cascade 4 1989 45 x 45 in [74]
Double Cascade: Yang, Yin 1989 51 x 102 in [75]
Waves III 1989 45 x 58 in [71]
Point/Counterpoint 1989 39 x 39.5 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [76]
Panorama: Konkordiaplatz 1 1989 50 x 150 in [77]
Panorama: Konkordiaplatz 2 1989 51 x 141 in [78]
From the Mountaintop 1989 68 x 90.5 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [79][80]
Zed Structure 1990 63 x 63 in [81]
Aletsch 1990 41 x 83 in Founder's Collection, National Quilt Museum Paducah, KY [82][83]
Sky/Wind Variations 1990 72 x 144 in [84]
Sky/Wind Variations 2 1990 51 x 86 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [85]
Sky/Wind Variations III 1991 47 x 63 in cotton machine-pieced General Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Expanded Force Field 1991 79 x 79 in [86]

Strip-pieced quilts without a grid 1992—1995[edit]

Image Name Year Dimensions Materials Technique Collection City Notes
Lush Life 1992 73 x 73 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted John M. Walsh III [87][88][89]
Bourrée 1992 47 x 47 in [90]
Hot Pursuit 1992 46.5 x 46.5 in [91]
Processional 1992 68 x 118 in [92]
Suspended Animation 1992 90 x 90 in cotton machine-pieced Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [93][12]
Vortex 1993 48 x 48 in [94]
Electric Boogie 1993 58 x 58 in [94]
Quilt No. 150 (Rehoboth Meander) 1993 53.5 x 53 in cotton, silk Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum Washington DC [95][96]
Full Circle 1993 67.5 inch diameter cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [73]
Roundabout 1994 77 inch diameter [97]
Out of Line 1994 45.5 x 45.5 in [98]
Spirit Dance 1994 49.5 x 49.5 in [99]
Intersections 1994 55 x 55 in [100]
The Metaphysics of Action (Entropic Forms) 1994 101 x 101 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [73]
Push Comes to Shove 1994 47 x 46 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [101]
Hot Spots 1995 54 x 54 in [102]
Meeting Place 1995 45.5 x 46 in [103]
Earthly Pleasures 1995 65.5 x 65.5 in [104]
Protective Coloration 1995 46 x 46 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [105]
A Fine Romance 1996 59 x 57.5 in cotton, silk machine-pieced, machine-quilted [25]

Quilts: a new direction 1995—2001[edit]

Image Name Year Dimensions Materials Technique Collection City Notes
Ikon 1996 79 x 74 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted [106][107]
Sound and Fury 1996 55 x 84 in cotton, wool machine-pieced; hand & machine-quilted; embroidered [108]
Yellow Brick Road 1996 88.5 x 72 in wool, wool blend, cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted, embroidered Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [109][12]
Crash Site 1996 50 x 76.5 in cotton, wool machine-pieced; hand & machine-quilted [108]
Parallel Conversations 1997 48 x 86 in cotton, wool machine-pieced; hand & machine-quilted Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [108][12]
Zipper 1997 66.5 x 65 in [110]
A Slight Resemblance 1997 52 x 54 in hand-painted cottons [111]
Double Crossed 1998 45 x 63 in hand-painted cottons [112]
Hive 1998 44 x 65.5 in hand-painted, commercial cottons machine-pieced, machine-quilted [113][80]
In Matsuzaki 1998 51 x 81.5 in painted, tie-dyed, commercial cottons machine-pieced, machine-appliqued, machine-quilted [113]
Wall I 1999 68 x 55.5 in cotton machine-pieced, machine-quilted Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [110][114][12]
Point/Counterpoint 1999 41 x 41 in cotton machine-pieced Byron & Sara Dillow Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Spiritus Mundi 2000 62 x 56 in cotton machine-pieced Ardis & Robert James Collection, International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Scan 2001 69 x 78 in cotton hand-painted, machine-pieced, embroidered International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [115][12][116]

Digital quilts: 2001—Present[edit]

Image Name Year Dimensions Materials Technique Collection City Notes
Mind's Eye 2002 digitally-developed & printed [115]
A Strange Riddle 2002 67 x 76 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted John M. Walsh III New Jersey [117][118]
A Strange Riddle 3 2002 35 x 48.5 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [119]
Memento Vivere 2002 fabric hand-painted, digitally-printed [116]
American Dream 2003 44 x 68 in cotton machine-pieced,-quilted Permanent Collection, Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Golden, CO [120]
The Nature of Things 2003 52.5 x 108 in cotton, dyes digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [115]
The Nature of Truth (The Truth of Nature) 2003 49 x 109 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [121]
Momentum 2003 52 x 87 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [122]
Natural Selection 2003 41 x 82.5 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [123]
Dreamer (The Three Graces) 2003 fabric digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [116]
Abstraction No. 5: Crevasse 2003 fabric digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [116]
Women are? Men are? 2003 42 x 98 in cotton machine-pieced International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12][124]
Magic Carpet (Wall Series No. 5) 2004 79 x 64.5 in cotton, dyes [125][126]
Interference Effect #1 2004 46 x 69 in cotton International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Abstraction #6: Afterimage 2005 55.5 x 72.5 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [125]
Interference Effect: (Betrayed) Lover's Knot #2 2005 52 x 160 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [127]
Interference Effect: (Betrayed) Lover's Knot #3 2005 52 x 80.5 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [117]
Ghost Figure 2005 36.5 x 78.5 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [128]
Potsherds (After Ken Eastman) 2005 83 x 70 in cotton, dyes digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [129][127]
Home Economics 2005 126.5 x 84.5 in cotton, dyes machine-pieced, machine-quilted Racine Art Museum Racine, WI [130]
Alcove 2005 51 x 123 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [127]
Four Square Series #2: Fit 2006 49.5 x 49.5 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [131]
Four Square Series 3: Flex c. 2006 70 x 70 in cotton digitally-printed; machine-pieced, machine-appliquéd International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Daybook: 8 September 2006 2006 39 x 24 in cotton machine-pieced International Quilt Study Center & Museum Lincoln, NE [12]
Daybook: 10 2007 37 x 23 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE [132]
Daybook: 15 2007 37 x 22 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted private collection [132]
Daybook: 17 2007 36.5 x 22.5 in cotton digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [132]
Terminus of One Path.jpg Terminus of One Path 2008 53.25 x 43 in cotton, dyes [133]
The Geometric Organization of Nature c. 2010 fabric digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [116]
The Idea of Matter c. 2010 fabric digitally-developed & printed; machine-pieced, machine-quilted [116]
Controlled Release 2012 cotton digitally-printed [134]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Oral history, p. Tape 2, Side B.
  2. ^ a b c Leman 1974, p. 3.
  3. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 29.
  4. ^ James 1978, p. 71.
  5. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 30.
  6. ^ James 1976, p. 25.
  7. ^ James 1978, Plate 2.
  8. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 31.
  9. ^ James 1978, Plate 15a.
  10. ^ James 1978, Plate 1a.
  11. ^ Holstein 2011, pp. 112-113.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t IQSCM.
  13. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 34.
  14. ^ a b c Leman 1980, p. 4.
  15. ^ James 1978, Plate 3a.
  16. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, pp. 27, 36.
  17. ^ James 1978, p. 74.
  18. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 37.
  19. ^ James 1978, Plate 14a.
  20. ^ James 1978, Plate 5a.
  21. ^ James 1978, Plate 6.
  22. ^ James 1978, Plate 10.
  23. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 35.
  24. ^ James 1981, Plate 32.
  25. ^ a b Shaw 1997, pp. 94-95.
  26. ^ Austin 1999, p. 16.
  27. ^ James 1981, Plate12.
  28. ^ a b Leman 1979b, p. 24.
  29. ^ James 1981, Plate 13.
  30. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 41.
  31. ^ Leman 1979a, p. 2.
  32. ^ James 1981, Plate 15.
  33. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 44.
  34. ^ James 1981, Plate 9.
  35. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 46.
  36. ^ James 1981, p. 158.
  37. ^ James 1981, Plate 14.
  38. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 47.
  39. ^ a b Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 48.
  40. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 49.
  41. ^ Mattera 1983, p. 34.
  42. ^ a b c Halpern 1984, p. 21.
  43. ^ a b James 1983, p. 28.
  44. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 53.
  45. ^ Leman 1983, p. 12.
  46. ^ James 1983, p. 29.
  47. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 54.
  48. ^ a b Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 58.
  49. ^ Leman 1984, pp. 20-21.
  50. ^ Klein 1984, p. 80.
  51. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 59.
  52. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 55.
  53. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 61.
  54. ^ Austin 1999, p. 80.
  55. ^ Shamy 2011, p. 120.
  56. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 52.
  57. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 60.
  58. ^ Leman 1986, pp. cover, 4.
  59. ^ Waldvogel 2011, p. 21.
  60. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 64.
  61. ^ Townsend 1987, p. 12.
  62. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 65.
  63. ^ a b Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 66.
  64. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 63.
  65. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 68.
  66. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 69.
  67. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 67.
  68. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 70.
  69. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 71.
  70. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 75.
  71. ^ a b Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 74.
  72. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 77.
  73. ^ a b c Leman 1995, pp. 20-21.
  74. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 72.
  75. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 73.
  76. ^ Hornung 1990, p. 10.
  77. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 81.
  78. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 78.
  79. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 79.
  80. ^ a b Carver 2000, p. 20.
  81. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 76.
  82. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 80.
  83. ^ Quilt Alliance 1997.
  84. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 83.
  85. ^ Sielman 2008, p. 364.
  86. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 85.
  87. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 89.
  88. ^ Shamy 2011, p. 121.
  89. ^ Shaw 2009, pp. 330-331.
  90. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 87.
  91. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 90.
  92. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 91.
  93. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 93.
  94. ^ a b Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 92.
  95. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 95.
  96. ^ Smithsonian American Art Museum.
  97. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 99.
  98. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 97.
  99. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 100.
  100. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 103.
  101. ^ Smith 1994, p. 7.
  102. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 101.
  103. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 102.
  104. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 104.
  105. ^ James 1996, p. 21.
  106. ^ Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 106.
  107. ^ Shaw 2005, p. 173.
  108. ^ a b c Harris, Lyon & (Mar/Apr 1998), pp. 28-34.
  109. ^ Shaw 1997, pp. 78-79.
  110. ^ a b Harris & Lyon 1998, p. 116.
  111. ^ Lawler 1999, p. 98.
  112. ^ Lawler 1999, p. 100.
  113. ^ a b Verma 1999, p. 9.
  114. ^ Lenkowsky 2008, p. 140.
  115. ^ a b c James 2003, pp. 26-31.
  116. ^ a b c d e f Wolgamott 2010, p. D7.
  117. ^ a b Lenkowsky 2008, p. 141.
  118. ^ University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  119. ^ Sielman 2008, p. 369.
  120. ^ Quilt Alliance 2005.
  121. ^ Sielman 2008, p. 367.
  122. ^ Sielman 2008, p. 368.
  123. ^ Sielman 2008, p. 363.
  124. ^ Kaunas Art Biennial.
  125. ^ a b Sielman 2008, p. 365.
  126. ^ Bremner, Fowler & Rieger 2008, pp. 48-49.
  127. ^ a b c Clowes 2006, pp. 28-31.
  128. ^ Lenkowsky 2008, pp. 142-143.
  129. ^ Patterson 2006, p. 12.
  130. ^ Shamy 2011, pp. 118-119.
  131. ^ Shaw 2009, p. 338.
  132. ^ a b c Shamy 2011, p. 123.
  133. ^ Kentucky Quilt Project 2011, p. 20.
  134. ^ Andrews 2013.

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