"At first glance, many believe that Ian Berry’s work are blue toned photographs or indigo coloured oil paintings. This is not only when viewed online or in print, when much of the depth and detail is lost, but even up close. Even at touching distance, many viewers don’t realize that they are looking at many layers, and shades, of denim jeans."  

Watch the video to see the exhibit and listen to Ian talk to Ricky about his work.

#11 Cindy K 2019-06-26 17:08
Cindy K
I went to Paducah for the the first time ever specifically to see Ian’s work. I have been following his work for several years so being able to see it up close was amazing! He’s very talented and it was worth the trip!
#10 LesMorris 2019-06-26 09:48
Would be great to get Ian on the show. I saw his about 4 years ago in a media platform, and am so glad to see he has stepped into the fabric art side that the quilting world supports.
#9 Claire31 2018-06-09 13:14
Wow! Beautiful work. I am from UK and wasn’t aware of Ian. It’s amazing what info I get about artists and exhibitions here from the quilt show - many thanks.
#8 Morningstar1 2018-06-07 22:25
What an amazing artist. But so much more amazing, what an amazing human being! You inspire my heart!
#7 she-quilts 2018-06-07 12:38
"Not quilts..." are they stitched or fused/glued? No batting? Not 3 layers?
Just curious.

Great interview! Thank you for sharing this with us!
#6 Max 2018-06-06 08:40
What a wonderful artist he is. I love his gentle treatment of the female form. Hope to see a lot more of his art
#5 Copa55 2018-06-06 06:02
What an amazing artist! His work is so wonderful and looks so real in its detail, its fabulous! Thanks for the opportunity to see his work.
#4 Suewarby 2018-06-04 07:54
His work is stunning as is his web site, his Portrait of Ayrton Senna is amazing. Thanks for the interview Ricky what a nice Guy Ian is and very talented indeed.
#3 Jennifer 2018-06-04 07:02
So grateful to Alex and Ricky for introducing me to so many special people and their work through The Quilt Show website! It is really inspirational and fun to see what's on the blog page, almost every day!
Thank you!
#2 Meredith Witte 2018-06-04 05:29
I was lucky enough to see Ian‘s work at the European Patchwork exhibition in Ste Marie aux Mines in 2017 - it is amazing and really does have to be seen in person to appreciate the depth and dimension and incredible detail.
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