Moving from to www

Dear All, I have deleted all blogs prior to 2018, and have been developing a website through Locust Grove Enterprises, Arkville, NY, at Thank you for following this blogspot site since 2011,  Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes Studio

Longyear Gallery, "Artists Choose Artists", 2/15/19-3/17/19, Margaretville, NY

"Falling Leaves" tapestry, (c) 1995, 9"w x 11"h.  This represents a detail in my 1995 lithograph print "Eve/Self Portrait"" "Rock" tapestry, (c) 2016, 21"w x 16"h.  This is somewhat autobiographical, as the rock is heavy thus cracking the ground beneath it, and is threatening as seen by the red sky backdrop.


This will need to be machine hemmed and then framed....the curves in the blue lines could be curved a bit better.  The blue lines can be viewed as musical staff or as waves.  The lettering in woven in a dark teal color.


Dear Friends and Family, These past two weeks continue to be a time of transitions and re-assessment of why I am a weaver/spinner and my choice to spin and weave in jewel tone colors -- Think jewel tone hues of amethyst, emerald, ruby, beryl, sapphire. I am frequently told how beautiful my textiles are, because of an intriguing use of colors. However, people, including myself from time to time, purchase items that are in safe, neutral shades and muted colors. But, my tagline "BRING HOME THE COLORS OF THE CATSKILLS" (tm) is true because I want to celebrate the subtilties and nuances of colors are so dominant in any season, around any bend in our country county roads. Below are photos I have taken so that you can see and enjoy the richness of colors of the Catskills Region, NYS--here are just some of those photos. Studio visits by appointment -- EMAIL: or MESSAGE me through your Facebook account (my Facebook account:  https://www.fa


                               POST THIS WEEKEND ON YOUR CALENDAR: July 28-29, 2018  AMR - Andes, Margaretville, Roxbury - Open Studios Tour 2018.  I will showcase my recent tapestries and samplers that are part of my American Tapestry Alliance mentorship with Mentor Margaret Jones, awardee of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust.   For details about AMR, go to and  Also, catch Simona David's ART IN THE CATSKILLS articles on Google Plus!!                                                    GENESIS 1:1-3 FINISHED!! What makes this tapestry important is that its "LET THERE BE...." of Genesis is echoed in Revelation 22:13 "'I am the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end.'" -- 'be ginning'.  And, further echoed in John's Gospel (same writer of Revelation) Chapter 1 vs. 1-2 "In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God, and the

Februiary 2018 American Tapestry Alliance Update: JOY #2

Dear All, I recently joined the American Tapestry Alliance and submitted photos,  Artist Statement and Bio.  Check out this link: And here is an update:  At the end of January I was connected with a weaver who has agreed to be my mentor, as part of my ATA membership in the Mentor/Mentee tapestry weaving program. These photos show the progression of JOY #2--I  am very pleased with the finished tapestry.