Improv

What is Improvisation in art and quilting?

Any artistic creation requires both an adherence to form and a creative spark. When that spark is given free reign, it can manifest itself in the form of improvisation. When an artist improvises, they abandon themselves to their muse, forgetting momentarily any plan they might have had previously.  Improvisation can occur across the arts. An…

Anni Albers

Annelise Elsa Frieda Fleischmann was born on June 12, 1899 in Berlin and grew up in a bourgeois family — her German-Jewish mother was a member of the Ullstein publishing family, while her father was a partner in a Berlin furniture and interior decorating business. Having started with private art lessons during school, Anni had…