Choreographed Film of Abstract Animated Quilt Motifs & Designs

Here is a fun abstract animated six and a half minute film with choreographed quilt motifs and designs. The Canadian film is by Gayle Thomas.

http://www.nfb.ca/film/quilt/?ec=en20110209

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“Super Stars: Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum” through December, 2011, American Folk Art Museum, New York City, New York

The American Folk Art Museum in New York City has an exhibit of star quilts, “Super Stars: Quilts from the American Folk Art Museum” through December 2011 .

  • STAR OF BETHLEHEM WITH SATELLITE STARS QUILT
  • Photo is the Museum’s.

The American Folk Art Museum is now located at  2 Lincoln Square,  Columbus Avenue at 66th Street in New York City.

Info: http://folkartmuseum.org/index.php?p=folk&id=6972

More info: http://folkartmuseum.org/?p=folk&t=images&id=6974

“Explosions in Color” Showing Carol Taylor’s Work at The ArtQuilt Gallery in New York City, New York, through October 29, 2011

Explosions in Color is at The ArtQuilt Gallery in New York City, New York, through October 29, 2011,  which shows thirty-seven of Carol Taylor’s quilts featuring the vibrant colors, striking contracts, and dense quilting and embroidery that distinguish her artwork. This is the only gallery devoted to contemporary art quilts in New York City.

 

Moonglow_Taylor 

Carol Taylor – “Moonglow”

Photo is The ArtQuilt Gallery’s.

For more info:  www.artquiltgallerynyc.com

See Sarah Vedeler’s Quilts Online

Sarah Vedeler’s quilts are in a Smilebox presentation by The Quilt Show here:

Click to play this Smilebox slideshow

SAQA Annual Online Benefit Art Quilt Auction: September 12 – October 2, 2011

SAQA, Studio Art Quilt Association is holding its annual online benefit auction of art quilts that are made by fiber artists, who have donated their work to the auction, which begins on September 12 at 2PM and goes through October 2, 2011, until 2PM.   The quilts are 12″ squares in size unless otherwise labeled.

Here are just a few of the pieces:

Endo - Shimmering Reflections #1

Noriko Endo

Shimmering Reflections #1
(11 x 11 inches)

Williamson -  Moongate Garden

Barbara Williamson

Moongate Garden
(11.5 x 11.5 inches)

Busby - Armadillo

Betty Busby

Armadillo

Driscoll - Pray for Japan

Jane Driscoll

Pray for Japan

Turbitt - Girasole

Nancy Turbit

Girasole
(11.5 x 11.5 inches)

Shie - Love Pie

Susan Shie

Love Pie
(12.5 x 12.5 inches)

Photos are SAQA’s.


To see them and to participate: http://www.saqa.com/saqa-u.php?ID=1791

Online Photos of Past Exhibits at The International Quilt Study and Museum at University of Nebraska – Lincoln

The International Quilt Study and Museum at University of Nebraska – Lincoln has a collection of quilt photos from their past exhibits.  They also have photos online of their  quilts that  are separated into time periods.  The next best thing to actually having been there!

Log Cabin, Pineapple variation, Maker unknown, Probably made in Pennsylvania, United States, Circa 1880-1900, 69.5 x 68.5 in, IQSC 1997.007.0923

Photo is the Museum’s.
This site lists the exhibits, having photos and info about the work each: http://www.quiltstudy.org/exhibitions/pastexhibitions/
To view the past exhibitions online, go to: http://www.quiltstudy.org/exhibitions/online_exhibitions/
Here is where you can search the collections: http://www.quiltstudy.org/collections/search.html

Barbara Brackman’s New Blog: “Quilt 1812 War and Piecing”

Barbara Brackman has a new blog about quilts and the War of 1812.  Take a look:     http://quilt1812warandpiecing.blogspot.com/

If it’s anywhere as good as her: http://civilwarquilts.blogspot.com/     Civil War Quilts blog, you’ll want to check it often!

“Antique & Contemporary Quilts: Women’s Participation in the Civil War” Exhibit at New London Historical Society, New London, New Hampshire, through October 9, 2011

The exhibit, “Antique & Contemporary Quilts: Women’s Participation in the Civil War” at the New London Historical Society in New London, New Hampshire,  features antique quilts from the period, and replicas and those evocative of the period made by contemporary textile artists from the area.

During the war years, it is estimated that Northern women made and donated between 250,000 and 400,000 quilts to the cause.

For more info: http://www.newlondonhistoricalsociety.org/

“A Passion for Quilts: Joan Lintault Collects” at Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, Vermont, through October 30, 2011

A Passion for Quilts: Joan Lintault Collects

“The Other Messengers” by Joan Linault.  Photo is the Museum’s.

“A Passion for Quilts: Joan Lintault Collects” is an exhibition of Joan Lintault’s quilts at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, Vermont, collected and made by her.  The exhibit is on through October 30, 2011.

A Passion for Quilts: Joan Lintault Collects

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More info about the Shelburne: www.shelburnemuseum.org