Wendy Read

Textile Art

Lady of the Wood
23" H x 18.5"W

Photo by Terry Baker
2018 Iowa Quilt Museum, Winterset, Iowa
2019 Fairfield Art Association

Thread-painted, free-motion quilted

Private Collection 

Three Graces

Fairfield Art Association, Iowa Art Quilters' group exhibit, 2017

Health and Wholeness solo exhibit, Fairfield, Iowa, 2018

Hand-dyed and painted background; butterflies are thread-painted on dissolvable stabilizer

Autumn Leaves
Dimensions: 12"H x 6"W

FAA member Show, 2015

Hand-dyed fabric; thread-painted tree and sky; leaves are thread-painted on dissolvable stabilizer; stretcher bars

Private Collection

Dimensions: 6.25"H x 12.5"W

Health and Wholeness solo exhibit, 2018

Hand-painted fabric; thread-painted trees; stretcher bars

Dimensions: 12" x 12"

SAQA Benefit Auction, 2012


Private Collection


Dimensions: 15"H x 6"W

Wiederspan Gallery, Cedar Rapids, 2011
Hand-painted fabrics; free-motion quilting

Private Collection

Dimensions: 23"H x 18"W

Grinnell Art Center, 2010

Hand painted fabrics, free-motion quilting, beading


Dimensions: 20.5"H x 16.5"W
Commercial, hand-painted, and sheer fabrics; free motion quilted

Nativity in Gold
Dimensions: 19"H x 11"W

Commercial and sheer fabrics; free-motion quilted

Private Collection