Officers of Gainesville Modern Quilters are:
President: Vanessa Vargas Wilson. Vanessa is the Crafty Gemini and owner of the Crafty Gemini Shop here in Gainesville. Vanessa is a leader in the craft industry with a thriving YouTube Channel, thousands of devoted fans and one of the best teachers around.
Vice President: Brigit Dermott. Brigit’s quilts have been shown at QuiltCon in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Her quilt “Astronomer’s Daughter” was awarded second place in the modern traditionalism category at QuiltCon 2019. Her work has been featured in national quilting magazines including Modern Patchwork and Curated Quilts.
Treasurer: Lora Douglas. Lora owns a fabulous modern fabric shop, Dragonfly QuiltWorks, on Etsy and is an avid quilter and sewist, of course.
Social Media Chair: Courtney Roshanmanesh. Courtney, our social media guru, runs a successful online sewing business, crcreationsshop and you can find her on instagram @sewingthroughlife. Courtney had a quilt shown in the 2019 QuiltCon in the Piecing category.