Living a life of creativity through textile art.
The discarded and seemingly useless stir Yvonne’s imagination and often form her pallet. Her ‘war on waste’ is deep seated and is reflected in her textile practice. Most of her textile work follows the Wagga tradition, using ‘travellers’ samples pieced together. She can provide ready to hang artwork for exhibition.
Yvonne Line is an International Award Winning Art Quilter. Receiving 1st prize in International Quilt Festival of Ireland 2012. She has run her own businesses including costume design and dressmaking; patchwork and quilting classes for all ages; public education and community art working with many councils in the Sydney area.
One of her main interests has always been voluntary endeavours particularly of Quilt Organisation. For instance, she is a founding member of Quilt NSW Inc. and Macarthur Textile Network. Many years a member of the Friends of Campbelltown Art Gallery, earlier, holding an executive position. She was also a past president of Ozquilt Network Inc., Australia’s premier art quilt organisation. She continues to be a long term member of Quilt NSW Inc, Ozquilt Network Inc. and Macarthur Textile Network Inc.
Yvonne Has provided support in reading and understanding of English as a second language to all ages and backgrounds (T.A.F.E), and tutoring aboriginal students at university level. She continues to support many charitable organisations, schools and individuals with donation of traditional quilts and other textile art.
Formal Education – Brief:
- Katoomba Business College.
- Bachelor of Art Education (Targeted Teacher) University of NSW. College of Fine Arts, Paddington, NSW.
- Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Australian Cultural Studies, University of Western Sydney, Milperra, NSW.
- Teaching English as a 2nd Language, TAFE.