Denise A. Currier
Multi-Media Fiber Artist

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 Denise A. Currier of Currier Originals is an award winning artist with over 40 years of art experience and 39 years of professional sales in multiple art mediums. She has lived in Mesa, Arizona for over 32 years and currently her art studio views the city. Sewing at a young age brought creative exploration back to the basics of fiber along with the interested knowledge of multiple art mediums. The graphic journey from design drawings of clothing ads, commercial window displays, and the articulate approach of painting, surface design and photographic original image printing onto fiber, cultivated the forgiving dimension of the Art Quilt. These ‘Ah hah’ artistic moments interpreted fiber art quilts as her chosen art medium. An art collector enthusiast herself, she reflects these experiences into her energetic creative stream.

 Denise has exhibited in the Art Quilts Exhibit at the Chandler Center of the Arts, Arizona for over 16 years. Current exhibitions include Tohono Chul Park Museum, Tucson, i.d.e.a. Museum (formerly Arizona Museum for Youth), Mesa Arizona, and Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Museum. Recognition and Grant awards include National and International Fabric companies (P&B Textiles and Moda), Art Quilt and Quilt Exhibits, Arizona State University, Museums and local Art exhibitions. Solo Exhibits include Mayo Clinic, Narthex Art Building and Shemer Museum Gallery, Arizona.

 Art commission projects include foundations, public and private art collectors from team sports to the medical field of profession. Permanent collections include the Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona Mayo Clinic, Shemer Art Museum, Phoenix, Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport Museum, NFL Atlanta Falcons and Arthur M. Blank Foundation, Georgia, and many other Foundations; private art collectors currently own and seek her artworks from across the world.

 Publications include Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine, Art Calendars, Larks Books “500 Art Quilts”, C & T Publishing Inc., “America: From the Heart”, International Library of Photography and local news print and web publications, Arizona Republic, Mesa Tribune “Artist Spotlight Profiles”.

 Community director/curator art projects include “Little Lands in Fiber” with Mesa School Programs, “Community Fiber Link” Art Quilts (Arizona Quilters Guild, Mavericks), and “The Art Wraps” of Mesa, Arizona.

 Denise is currently a member of the Arizona Designer Craftsmen, Fiber Connection, Surface Design Association, SDA, and Studio Art Quilters Association, SAQA. Her written signature is registered in the National Museum Artist registry. Community Leadership in Volunteer programs for art events with the Mesa Arts and Culture, department for 5 years. More about her artwork and contact information see below.





                                                          


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