Tuesday, May 31, 2011

CT Artists Diane Wright and Karen Loprete Accepted into “Deep Spaces” Traveling Exhibition

clip_image001[8]The jury process is complete, and 44 artists – including Connecticut’s Karen Loprete and Diane Wright - have been chosen to exhibit their work in “Deep Spaces”.  This show, curated by Larkin Jean Van Horn, will show textile works of a common size, 18” wide by 45” tall.  The exhibit will travel to multiple venues over the next year. 

The exhibition begins in 2 separate venues from Sept 5 – Nov 6, 2011: 28 quilts will be in Tillamook, Oregon at the Latimer Quilt & Textile Center and 22 quilts will be in Edmonds, Washington at the Edmonds Conference Center.

From January 10 – March 12, 2012 the unified collection of 50 pieces will be on display at The Sam Houston University Museum in Huntsville, Texas.

Finally from March 28 – June 24, 2012 the full collection will again be on view, this time at the La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum in La Conner, Washington.

Participating Artists include:  Arlene Anderson, Brooke Atherton, Madeleine Bajracharya, Karen Bates, Diane Becka, Deborah J. Bein, Liz Berg, Betty Busby, Denise Coote, Lisa Flowers Ross, Terry Grant, Kathryn Haeger, Shirley Hammar, Ayn Hanna, Ginnie Behert, Lois Jarvis, Nancy E. Kimpel, Cheryl Kosarek, Lynn Kunz, Karen Loprete, Valerie Maser-Flanagan, Linda McLaughlin, Karen Miller, Pamela Morris, Pat Morse, Madalene Axford Murphy, Bobbe Shapiro Nolan, Barbara Pozek, Joan Schlichting, Toni Furst Smith, Patrice Smith, Sherrie Spangler, Cynthia St. Charles, Karen Stiehl Osborn, Merrilee Tieche, Barbara N. Tinsman, Jean Van Bockel, Els Vereycken, Deborah Weir, Jean Wells Keenan, Marianne Williamson, Hope Wilmarth, Martha Wolfe and Diane Wright (Wright’s “Urban Canyon” pictured on left).