Responses to Gee’s Bend: an exhibition

bearded me“Responses to Gee’s Bend” an upcoming exhibition at Swarthmore College: UPDATE

I am excited to be near completion of my quilt for this exhibition and look forward to seeing the contributions of the other 11 Quilters selected for this honor. Of course, I cannot show you the completed quilt before the curators have their chance to see it, but I will be posting pictures in an appropriate timeframe. For some reason I committed myself to hand quilting this piece. What was I thinking? This may be the onset of carpel-ritis!

Responses to Gee’s Bend an exhibition presented in McCabe Library, Swarthmore College Curators: Alicia Ruley-Nock & Andrea Packard
Exhibition dates: September 6—October 28, 2018

The exhibition will run concurrently with Piece Together: The Quilts of Mary Lee Bendolph, an exhibition organized by Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art reconfigured for the List Gallery, Swarthmore College by Andrea Packard, List Gallery Director.

A very select 12 artists have been invited to create an original quilt in response to the Gee’s Bend aesthetic and themes associated with Gee’s Bend and its history.

Stay tuned and thank you for your support (and prayers)



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