Internationally award winning
quilt maker, designer and teacher,
Esterita Austin, studied for her
MFA in graphics and photography
at Pratt Institute. Her work has been
exhibited in the American Museum
of Folk Art in New York City.
Esterita's quilt "The Well"
was a prize winning piece
in the museums international
competition "Quilted Constructions:
The Spirit of Design."
Esterita has been a guest speaker
at the museums lecture series
"Artists Speak." Her award
winning piece is featured
in the American Museum
of Folk Art magazine "Folk Art,"
Esteritas work has been
widely shown in International
museums and galleries
as well as published
in magazines and books
on fiber arts. As a female
entrepreneur, Esterita was
featured on The Sally
Jesse Raphael Show
and on Simply Quilts
episode 1134.
She has had an article
on portraiture published
in Quilting Arts magazine
Jan/Feb 2007. Esterita was
also written up in the "Threads"
section of New York Newsday.
The use of textural and dimensional
imagery has given Esterita's work
unique style. She brings creative
energy to all of her workshops,
stimulating the imagination
and invigorating the soul.