John Garrett

New Age Constellation

About the Artist

John Garrett has been working with the application of "textile technologies" and imagery to various materials for the past thirty-five years. In 2010 Garrett was awarded the Aileen Osborn Webb Award from the American Craft Council Award. Garrett's work is well represented in just over a dozen national museum collections including: Albuquerque Museum, NM; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR; Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI; Erie Museum, PA; High Museum, Atlanta GA; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN; Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, NC; New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM; Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK; Racine Art Museum, WI; Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Fuller Craft Museum, Boston, MA.

Currently a full time studio artist, he taught for many years at colleges and universities in California, including Scripps College and UCLA. He now teaches workshops internationally on creativity and the use of textile methods to create sculpture.

Circle Grid 9
Circle Grid 10
Circle Grid 11
Tone Poem
Sandy Shimmer
Patchwork Map
Moody Blues
The Cartographer's Quilt
Fields & Phases
New Age Constellation
Dark Cactus Basket
Soloeste Cactus Basket
Button Net Drawing
Study for a Scrap Metal Quilt