Improvisational quilt artist, author and workshop facilitator
Martha Jane Petersen's
                  Artistic Expressions

Martha Jane is the creator of Fabric Art and an enthusiastic communicator through the spoken and written word. Additionally she inspires others to uncover and expand their creative selves in her workshops and retreats.

She lives in the mountains of Western North Carolina, where she finds inspiration at every turn in the Asheville, NC area, near her Black Mountain home.

O Radiant Dawn
35 x 25" - NFS
Commercial cotton fabrics hand embroidered
and quilted with beads.

"With the repetitive up and down motions of stitching beads, I became stitched to God."
Art Making
I am pleased to announce Imaging My Inner Fire received 3rd place, memoir category, Independent Publisher Book Awards  (IPPY) 2014. The book is a progressive journey of life stories during which I evolved as I explored art and became an artist in my later years. A collection of my art quilts are shared in the book. 
Speaking Engagements