The Benartex Artistry Studio offers a world of wonder and delight through imaginative one-of-a-kind artwork and partnerships with renowned artists from around the globe. These unique collections showcase the creative skills of the designers and are highly sought after for their expressive flair and innovative brilliance.
Marta Cortese lives and works in Turin, Italy; she was born and raised in Asti, in the middle of the Monferrato hills.
Raised in rural Pennsylvania, Lori Deiter is a self-taught artist who developed a love for photography in 2007 after her youngest child graduated and left for college. Most of Lori’s images are captured with her Canon 60D, that is always by her side.
A native Southern Californian, David Galchutt has been working as an illustrator/painter for over 30 years. Though he did some advertising illustration in his early years, the primary focus of his career has been in the children’s industry working for both toy companies and publishing.
My passion is painting and sharing my art with the world. I am self‐taught and I enjoy painting folk art and abstract because the styles are both simple and uncomplicated.
Valentina Harper grew up in Caracas, Venezuela, where her childhood was filled with drawing, coloring, and painting.
In the very beginning of his artistic career, Thomas Kinkade put his entire life savings into the printing of his first lithograph.
Internationally known artist Ruane Manning creates spectacular works of art with a reverence for nature and the creatures that share our small planet. His images come to life through the expert use of light, authentic detailing and intimate knowledge of his subjects’ form, behavior and habitat.
I make my quilts on the same block in the Bronx where I’ve lived my whole life. Until my mother-in-law passed away in May 2021, we were three generations living within a block of each other on this most northern NYC street
Danny O’Driscoll grew up in Charleston, SC and began his art career as an illustrator with Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC. He has been a professionally working artist for about 45 years, and his work has appeared in publications such as Artist Magazine, Airbrush Magazine, and the bestselling book Wildlife Painting: Step by Step by Patrick Seslar.
Terry Redlin has given the world a great gift with his ability to capture the memories so many of us share from our childhood and life in America.
Kelly Rae Roberts
At the age of 30 and with zero art experience, Kelly Rae Roberts started playing with paint, and everything changed. Painting brought her what she was craving: healing, unburdened joy, awakening.
Jim Shore grew up in rural South Carolina, the son of artistic parents who instilled a love of American folk art. His grandmother was a master quilter who taught him the patience and skill to bring intricate designs to life.
Dianna Swartz is a self taught artist who grew up in the lush rolling hills of Southern Ohio. From an early age she had a great appreciation for the simple things that she saw on the hills and valleys around her..
Lorraine burst into the world of textile art in 2018 with a 26-piece special exhibit at IQF in Houston, just two years after creating her very first art quilt!
Originally from Russia, Oxana Zaika is an established painter whose works have been featured in solo and group exhibitions internationally.
The Benartex Kanvas Studio is famous for its fun and bright novelty prints ranging from delicious gourmand, cute prints for kids and teens, seasonal holiday themes and everything in between! The fanciful prints are sure to delight, and the whimsical motifs will brighten your day.
Nicole DeCamp started as an artist at the age of 5, when her father sat her in a chair at their family-owned restaurant and allowed her to sell her work to the customers for 10 cents.
Artist Andi Metz has been painting and drawing since the age of three when she wrote and illustrated her very first book in crayons.
The Benartex Contempo Studio is known for its modern color palette and trend forward designs! These progressive designers are on the cutting edge, creating contemporary fabric collections that are perfect for modern projects!
Shelley Cavanna is a quilt and textile designer, teacher, and author from Sacramento, CA. Author of Spectacular Stars Simplified, she has a passion for intricate, mosaic-inspired quilts.
Growing up in a rural area of midwest Ohio, Jessica Flick was always surrounded by the warmth of a creative family. Her favorite childhood memories are spending time together simply making things.
Cherry is a professional fabric and pattern designer from Cherry Blossoms Quilting Studio. She loves fabric, color, polka dots, and spending lots of time at her sewing and longarm machines.
Modern Quilt Studio
Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr are celebrating their 21st year as professional quiltmakers and co-founders of Modern Quilt Studio, a design studio in Oak Park, Illinois.
Amanda Murphy is a quilt and fabric designer whose style bridges the modern and traditional.
Throughout my life I have loved colour. Every day I sit in my little studio and work on designs and sew. I’m grateful for my imagination.
Terry is a visual artist and creative encourager. She loves creating and sharing with others about creativity and being an artist.
The Sew Yeah Brothers
There is so much more to the Sew Yeah Brothers than what meets the eye. In 2016 they took on the challenge to open a local quilt shop in the Entertainment Capital of the World – Las Vegas, and let’s just say that it was no easy feat.
I’ve been sharing my love of quilting for over 20 years, teaching others to enjoy every part of the quilt-making process.
Benartex Traditions Studio provides the classic styles and versatile prints that quilters have loved and respected for the past 40 years. The Benartex Traditions studio houses the collection of celebrity quilt pattern designers including Jackie Robinson, Eleanor Burns and Nancy Halvorson to name a few. It is also known for its true Americana, primitive and heritage prints beloved by quilters worldwide.
Over thirty years ago Eleanor Burns introduced her first Quilt in a Day book, beginning a quilt making revolution.
Ann Lauer, the face behind the Grizzly Gulch Gallery name, is an award-winning fiber artist who has been professionally designing and creating quilts, quilt patterns and kits, and quilt fabric for over twenty-five years.
Nancy Halvorsen has been designing quilt patterns and project books since 1992. “I’ve always been interested in creating, drawing and sewing since I was a little girl”.
Cheryl started designing patterns for dolls in 1992 and sold them through craft fairs and local quilt shops. In 1993, Cheryl attended her first International Quilt Market & Festival in Houston, Texas.
I simply love to design projects that make people smile. Even as a child, I enjoyed making things from paper, clay and fabric.
Martha Campbell Pullen
Martha Campbell Pullen’s first foray in the sewing industry was in 1981, when she opened a fabrics shop in Huntsville, Alabama, quickly establishing a reputation for fine European imports..
Jackie is an Ambassador for Bernina and has authored twelve quilting books. She is best known for her geometric patterns, creating new and expanded designs from traditional shapes.
Sandra Sider, a studio quilt artist and fabric designer, teaches History of Textiles to M.F.A. students at Parsons School of Design in New York.
Pat Sloan: designer, author, lecturer, and with her weekly radio show…Pat truly is the “Voice of Quilting”. She has a deep passion for making quilting fun for herself and everyone around her.