RESUME

Nakazawa Felisa

Quilt artist, based in Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Felisa's Online Quilt Room "Felisa Quilts" = http://www.fmquilt.com
Felisa's Blog http://felisaquilts.com/
Felisa's E-mail = quilt@fmquilt.com

BIOGRAPHY
Felisa starts sewing Patchwork Quilt in1988. Started Patchwork Quilt classes called "Mukashi Banashi" (old story) in 1995 and now called "Felisa Quilts".

Now she has quilting classes at four cities in Nagano Prefecture, Ueda, Nagano, Matsumoto and Okaya.And since 1995 it has been holding workshops in different locations in Japan and abroad.
Felisa's original works have appeared in suchpublicationsas QuiltMania,AmericanQuilter,PatchWork DeAGOSTINI,QUILT JAPAN,Magic Patch,SHUHU TO SEIKATSU (Housewife and Life),PATCHWORK CLUB,

PATCHWORK TSUSHIN (Communication).
 

Awards:

2016  Honorable Mention Traditional department - Quilt Nihon Exhibition

2015 Corporate Award (MatsumotoTown information)- Matsumoto City Museum of Art 13thArts and CraftsExhibition

2015 "Cuddly Toy Contest" Prize of BERNINA

2014 Selected - Japan Quilt Grand Prix, Original Design Quilt Category
2012 Corporate Award (BROTHER SALES, LTD.) - Japan Quilt Grand Prix
2011 Selected - American Quilter's Society, Annual Quilt Show & Contest, Paducah, Kentuckey, USA
2011 Selected - Japan Quilt Grand Prix, Original Design Quilt Category

2010 Selected-Japan Quilt Grand Prix, "Wa" (Japanese Style) Quilt Category

2007 Judge Recognition (Anita Shackelford, judge) - American Quilter's Society, Annual Quilt Show & Contest,

         Paducah, Kentuckey, USA
2007 Third Place - Japan Quilt Grand Prix, Traditional Quilt Category
2006 Second Place - Japan Quilt Grand Prix, Original Design Quilt Category
2005 Selected - Japan Quilt Grand Prix, "Wa" (Japanese Style) Quilt Category
2005 Corporate Award - International Quilt Week Contest Yokohama, Miniature Quilt Contemporary Category
2005 Honorable Mention - Japan Quilt Grand Prix, Original Design Quilt Category
2003 Honorable Mention - International Quilt Week Contest Yokohama, Contemporary Quilt Category
2003 Third Place - Quilt Nihon Exhibition, Traditional Quilt Category
2003 Second Place - Japan Quilt Grand Prix, "Wa" (Japanese Style) Quilt Category
2002 Corporate Award - International Quilt Week Contest Yokohama, Miniature Quilt Contemporary Category
2001 Corporate Award - International Quilt Week Contest Yokohama, Miniature Quilt Contemporary Category
2001 Honorable Mention - Quilt Nihon Exhibition
1997 Bag Quilt Category Prize - Quilt Japan Award

Books Authored by Felisa:
2010 "Pretty Accessories of Japanese Cloth" - PATCHWORK TSUSHINSHA CO., LTD.
2007 "Felisa's Quilt and Old Story" - PATCHWORK TSUSHINSHA CO., LTD.

Publications which include Felisa's works:

2015 North .Alpes museum"Azumino Quilt Competition" served jury.
2005 (throughout this year) PATCHWORK CLUB (bimonthly magazine) - PATCHWORK TSUSHINSHA CO., LTD.
2004 "Red Embroidery, Blue Embroidery" - SHUHU TO SEIKATSU SHA CO., LTD.

Exhibitions:

2016 IQF 2016 Wa-Quilt. International Quilt Festival Houston Texas.

2016 Wa Quilt 100 people Exhibition , Meguro Gajoen,Meguro ,Tokyo

2015 Arts and Crafts Exhibition Matsumoto City Museum of Art 13th
2015 F & M 4,Duo Exhibition Tokyo Meguro Million Art Space

2015 North .Alpes museum perspectives "Azumino Quilt Competition" exhibition and workshops

2015 F & M3,Duo Exhibition - Gallery Mozart,Ginza, Tokyo

2014 Wa Quilt 20 JAPANESE, Meguro Gajoen,Meguro ,Tokyo

2014 Nagano Quilt Week - Entered Modern Machine Quilted Works

2013 F & M2,Duo Exhibition - Gallery Mozart,Ginza, Tokyo

2012 Nagano Quilt Week - Entered Machine Quilted Works

2008 MY NEEDLEWORK - Seibu Ikebukuro Department Store, Tokyo
2008 Tohoku Quilt Festival - Hachinohe, Sendai & Hirosaki in Tohoku (the northeastern area of Japan).
2008 Nagano Quilt Week - Entered Machine Quilted Works
2007 F & M1, Duo Exhibition - Tokyo Art Theater, Ikebukuro, Tokyo
2006 Nagano Quilt Week - Entered various works by Felisa and her pupils celebrating the 10th anniversary of Felisa's classes
2002 100 JAPANESE-STYLED QUILTERS - Mitsukoshi Departmrent Store, Tokyo