Ann Houle Quilts

Athletes

Gymnast on Balance Beam
Silk and cotton fabrics, hand painted fabrics, netting
(2023)
42.5″w x 30″h
$6,000

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Bodybuilder Fantasia
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2023)
Privately owned.

Climber 1
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2023)
31″w x 41.5″h
$10,000

Climber 2 (Chris)
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2024)
25″w x 40″h
Privately owned.

Backstroke Racers
Cotton and silk fabrics, netting
(2023)
45″w x 29″h
$8,000

Skateboarder
Cotton and silk fabrics, netting
(2023)
36”w x 55″h
$6,500

Red Runner
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
41”w x 30.5”h
$4,200

Hockey Player
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
42.5”w x 53.5”h
$4,000

Gymnast Pyramid, circa 1945
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
40.5”w x 55″h
Privately owned. 

Thanks to the family of David Friedland for use of the original photo.

Canoeists on Lake Placid, circa 1975
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2023)
69”w x 18”h

Privately owned.
Thanks to Andras Toro, OLY for use of the original photo.

BMX Bicycles
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2018)
30.5”w x 21.5”h
$9,500

Four Runners
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
70”wx50”h
$9,000

Snowboarder
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2021)
42”w x 32.5”h
$4,500

Individual Sprint Cyclists
Cotton fabrics and netting (2016)
31”w x 24”h
$6,000

Puck Drop
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2021)
42.5”w x 32.5”h
$10,000

100 Yard Dash
Cotton fabrics and netting
(2017)
30.5”w x 23”h
$7,000

Multiple Cyclists
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2021)
42.5”w x 28”h
$5,500

Fencers
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2021)
60.5”w x 24”h
$10,000

Time Trial Cyclist
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
33.5”w x 24.5”h
$5,500

High Jumper
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2021)
30.5”w x 22.5”h
$3,500

Finish Line
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2017)
22.5”w x 18”h
$2,000

Hurdlers
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2021)
33”w x 24”h
$3,700

Short Track Skaters
(2022)
40”w x 25”h
Privately owned.

Charging the Net
Silk and cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
73”w x 22”h
$7,500

Strike One
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
34”w x 24”h
$9,300

Ski Jumper
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2021)
31”w x 19”h
$1,500
Downhill Skier
Cotton fabrics, netting
(2022)
40”w x 32”h
$5,000

Shapes in the Criminal Justice System

Imagine a world where shapes are people – and they have a criminal justice system. This series, started in 2000 and finished in 2024, is a set of visual jokes based on this idea.

All quilts are made with cotton fabrics. Each individual quilt is $300 and the whole series is $2,500.

Equal Under Law
(2023)
18″w x 24″h

Law Enforcement
(2024)
18″w x 24″h

Crime Scene
(2024)
21″w x 23″h

Officer Down
(2000)
21″w x 23″h

The Line Up
(2024)
24″w x 18″h

Shapes Behind Bars
(2004)
24″w x 18″h

A Jury of Their Peers
(2000)
24″w x 18″h

The Supreme Court
(2023)
24″w x 18″h

Solitary
(2000)
18″w x 25″h

Free At Last
(2024)
18″w x 24″h

The Nines Series

Nine Sad Apes
Cotton fabrics, hand quilted
Quilting design is of monkey fingerprints
(2006)
85”w x 48”h
$12,000

Nine Stern Birds
Cotton fabrics, machine quilted
Quilting design is of feathers
(2014)
85”w x 48”h
$10,000

Other Quilts

Leaves
Handpainted fabric, commercial fabric
(2024)
18″w x 24″h
$400

Tensegrity
Silk and cotton fabrics
(2024)
18″h x 24″w
$1,200

Monterey Bay
Cotton fabrics
(2020)
74”w x 71”h
Not for Sale

Beethoven’s Gorge
Cotton fabrics, machine quilted
(2007)
74”w x 71”h
Not for Sale

Orange and Blue Squares
Cotton fabrics, machine quilted
(2019)
65.5”w x 65.5”h
$2,000

Black, White and Gold Circles
(Homage to Yoshiko Jinzenji)
Cotton fabrics, machine quilted, Sashiko by hand
(2021)
65.5”w x 65.5”h
$1,500