Neu Fibers

Quilts and Fiber Art by Julie Brown Neu

Creative Play Newsletter – Managing Change

The challenge I am working on this month is fitting a creative practice into an already busy schedule. I have had the luxury of time over the last few years and that time has been invaluable as I have explored my voice as an artist, worked in series, and hung my first solo exhibit. But, […]

Massacre Map

I added a new quilt to the Victims Quilt Project. The entire series is about to hang at the Francesca Anderson Fine Art Gallery in Lexington, MA. It will be on display from February 19th to March 28th with an Opening Reception on February 29th and a Gallery Talk on March 14th. Francesca saw the […]

2019 Year in Review

How is it already the middle of January?  I didn’t think that the end of the year had snuck up on me, but somehow a third of January was already gone before I realized I’d missed writing my Year in Review post. So, better late than never! My focus for 2019 was really the Victims […]

Tiny Pricks Project exhibit sign

The Tiny Pricks Project

I went out to West Stockbridge, MA this weekend with a friend to see the Tiny Pricks Project exhibit at The Foundry and to participate in a workshop and the reception. I had not heard of the project until my friend emailed to see if I was interested, but it was right up my alley, […]

In Process – Arabesque #5

I’ve finally gotten back to work on my Arabesque Series and have spent the past few months doing something really unusual for me – hand applique. I found a photo of a tile from the 15th century, copied the motifs from it, and have been appliqueing bit by bit for the last few months. I’m […]

Creative Play Newsletter – Commit to Creativity

Six months ago I wrote about an article by David Brooks in which he introduced the idea of a second mountain in life, the one of meaning and purpose that an individual begins to ascend when they understand that the first mountain of achievement and financial reward is not the ultimate goal. Brooks’ book The […]