Rosalie Dace is a full time quiltmaker whose work reflects her passion for colour, pattern and texture. She has had a lifelong interest in art generally and textiles and embroidery in particular. She has a BA in Fine Art and English, and a post-graduate teaching diploma (U Ed), all from the University Of Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
She has been teaching quiltmaking and embroidery in South Africa since 1983, and has been a frequent teacher at QSDS, QBL, the Australasian Quilt Convention and New Zealand Quilt Symposium, as well as various groups and guilds in the US, Australia and New Zealand.
Her work, which has won several awards, including Best of Show at the South African National Quilt Festival in 1988 and 1998, is to be found in private collections, in the Durban Art Gallery, and First Rand Bank, and has appeared in national and international publications. Some of her work can also be seen on her own website, www.rosaliedace.co.za as well as that of the Fibreworks group. firstname.lastname@example.org