Ana Buzzalino is a fiber artist and quilt instructor living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She has taken numerous workshops with renowned quilt and fiber artists throughout the years to improve her skills. Some of the workshops have been with Hollis Chatelain, Laura Cater Woods, Katie Pasquini Massopoust, and Elizabeth Barton among others. She has also attended various classes at the Alberta College of Arts and Design.

Ana has been a teacher on a variety of quilting techniques for the past 22 years. Some of the recent workshops have been on Machine Quilting with focus on free-motion quilting, and New York Beauties Blocks quilts, which is one of her interests. Her present focus is on Art Quilts, incorporating different elements for surface texture.

Ana's quilts have won several awards at local and national shows, and have been juried into major International shows.
 ExhibitionsPublicationsSpeaking EngagementsProfessional Organizations Groups 
Exhibitions
2010
"The Blue Door"
Juried into the Grand National Quilt Show - Kitchener, Ontario

2009
"On the Wings of a Dream"
First Place - Bernina Great Canadian Quilt and Fiber Arts Challenge - Traditional Design

"The Blue Door"
First Place - Bernina Great Canadian Quilt and Fiber Arts Challenge - Wall Hanging - Innovative Design

"The Shell Seekers"
Finalist - Miniature Art Quilt - IQA Show - Houston

"Two Pears"
Winner Quilting Arts Calendar 2010 Challenge - January

"Calla Lillies"
Finalist - Quilting Arts Calendar 2010 Challenge

2008
"Dawn over Heritage Park"
Best of Canada - World Quilt Show

"On the Wings of a Dream"
Finalist - World Quilt Show

"On the Wings of a Dream"
Finalist - AQS Show, Paducah, KY

2007
"On the Wings of a Dream"
Finalist - IQA Show, Houston

"On the Wings of a Dream"
1st Place - Western Showcase - Calgary Stampede

2006
"Stars over Kananaskis"
Excellence for Traditional Large Wall Quilt - CQA/ACC

"In a New York State of Mind"
Finalist - CQA/ACC

2005 - 1987
Numerous other awards at local shows
Publications
2013
Quilting Arts TV Series 1200
“Quilting and Dyeing Serendipity” - Quilting Arts Workshop DVD
“From Sketch to Stitch to Color with Inktense Pencils”
Quilting Arts Magazine - August/September

2012
Quilting Arts TV Series 1000

2011
"Off the Page: Sketchbook Keeping for Textile Artists" - Quilting Arts Magazine - Holiday 11/12
Quilting Arts TV Series 900 - 3 segments
"The Big Decision - How to quilt your quilt" - International Quilt Festival: Quilt Scene 2011
Quilting Arts Workshop DVD "Machine Stitching and Painting Quilts"
"A Quilter's Christmas" - Quilting Arts Gifts Magazine - Holiday 2011/2012
Quilting Arts TV: Series 800 - 3 Segments
"Fresh Tulips Book Cover" - Summer 2011 - A Needle Pulling Thread
101 Patchwork Projects - "Strippy Book Cover" - Spring 2011

2010
"Quilted and Painted Canvases" - Quilting Arts Magazine - December/January - Article & Cover
"Sopa Rosita" - Quilting Arts Magazine - October/November - Calendar Challenge 2011, Judge's Choice
"Creative Play with Discharge Paste" - Quilting Arts Magazine - August/September - Article & Cover

2009
"Two Pears" - January - Quilting Arts Calendar

2008
"On the Wings of a Dream" - Cover of AQS Magazine - February/March
"Moments" - Journal Quilt - Quilting Arts Magazine - February/March

2007
Calgary Herald - "Blockbuster of a Quilt" - Neighbors Section - North & South Editions, December 6-12

2006
Calgary Herald - "Wrapped Up" - Neighbors Section - North & South Editions, August 3-9
Speaking Engagements
2009
Trunk Show - Quilting in the Trees - Pearson College - Victoria, BC
Trunk Show - The Piecemakers - Calgary, AB

2007
Featured Speaker Heritage Park Festival of Quilts
Professional Organizations
CQA/ACC : Canadian Quilters Association / Association Canadienne de la Counterpointe
http://www.canadianquilter.com/

SAQA : Studio Art Quilt Associates
http://www.saqa.com/

IQA : International Quilt Association
http://www.quilts.org/

AQS : American Quilt Society
http://www.americanquilter.com/

APNQ : Association of Pacific Northwest Quilters
http://www.apnq.org/

SDA : Surface Design Association
http://www.surfacedesign.org/
Groups & Guilds
The Flying Needle Quilt Guild - Millarville, Alberta
Quilters without Borders - Calgary, Alberta
At the Edge - Calgary, Alberta


STUDIO ART QUILT ASSOCIATES

www.saqa.com
CANADIAN QUILTER'S ASSOCIATION

www.canadianquilter.com
INTERNATIONAL QUILTER'S ASSOCIATION

www.quilts.org
ASSOCIATION OF PACIFIC NORTHWEST QUILTERS
www.apnq.org
AMERICAN QUILTER'S SOCIETY

www.americanquilter.com
QUILTING GALLERY


www.quiltinggallery.com

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