Who: Diane Cadrain
What: “Twigs and Tides”
Where: Main and mezzanine lobbies, UConn Health Center, 263 Farmington Ave., Farmington
When: Now through August 1, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., daily
About the Artist:
Diane Cadrain states she works as a freelance writer specializing in employment law topics, but lives to create art. Her current work includes painted pima cotton fabric embellished with paint sticks. Her techniques also include felting, hand embroidery, machine quilting, hand and machine appliqué, and most recently, three-dimensional work.
She has been in juried shows sponsored by the Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts and the West Hartford Art League. She also participated in juried exhibitions sponsored by United Hebrew of New Rochelle and the Florida Chapter of Studio Art Quilt Associates.
She has exhibited at the New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, Mass., the Warwick Quilt Guild, Warwick, New York, the American Sewing Expo, Novi, Michigan, and various Connecticut libraries and other venues with Connecticut Fiber Arts Collective.
A resident of West Hartford, Cadrain is a graduate of Albertus Magnus College, and holds advance degrees from Ohio State University, and Georgetown University Law Center.