An international juried competition, The Vlieseline Fine Art Textile Awards (formerly Fine Art Quilt Masters Gallery) celebrates the finest examples of art quilts with work that has powerful artistic expression with abstract and figurative elements.

The winner of this competition gallery will be announced on the opening day of The Festival of Quilts.

These quilt images are from the 2018 Fine Art Quilt Masters Gallery shortlist. Artists as follows.

Abigail Booth

Ann Barbara Smith

Annette Morgan

Caroline Ramsey

Cindy Grisdela

Edith Bieri-Hanselmann

Elfriede Grooten Schipper

Hanna Farquharson

Hazel Ryder

Il Han Kim

Jane Ashe

Karen Callaghan

Katriina Flensburg

Lesley Brankin

Sandra Lauterbach

Linzi Upton

Louise Jessup

Olga Gonzalez-Angulo

Ruth Singer

Sandra Grusd

Sandy Snowden

Sara Impey

Sue Hotchkis