This native West Virginian lives in New Bern, North Carolina, where she specializes in creating colorful scenic art quilts for exhibition and for sale.
Sally Rowe received a B.S. at West Virginia University and a B.A. in Art from The University of Charleston in painting and has studied with many well-known textile artists to expand her skills. She has taught art part-time in public schools and quilting and banner-making classes to adults. She teaches workshops in Watercolor Quilt Design Techniques and lectures about Color Design in Quilting and The Art Quilt.
Her work has been included in WV Juried Art Exhibitions and the annual Bank of the Arts Juried shows. Sally Rowe quilts are on permanent display at the WV University Law Center and the Health Sciences Centers around the state and can also be seen in the reception offices of Senator Jay Rockefeller in the Hart Senate building in Washington, DC, in the offices of NGK Spark Plug USA, at Goodwin & Goodwin Law and the Century Aluminum Company. Her quilts have been shown nationally at The International Quilt Festival at Houston, Texas, The Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in Virginia and the Ashville Quilters Show in North Carolina.
Sally’s quilts have been published in Quilters Newsletter Magazine, August-September 2016 (#453), October 2007, November 2005, August 2001, and in Quilting Today Magazine, Issue #95, 2003.
Sally is a charter member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, a member of the WV Art and Craft Guild, The Craven Arts Council, the American Quilters Society and the Twin Rivers Artists Association of New Bern, North Carolina.
Sally's work is available at the Craven Arts Gallery, New Bern, NC, and the Grovewood Gallery in Asheville, NC.