Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Quilts by Margaret Phillips and Diane Wright Coming to Whistler House Museum of Art (Lowell, MA)

MargaretPhillips_MomOnVacationBLOG Art Quilts at WHMA - Aug 10 to Sept 3, 2011

Connecticut artists Margaret Phillips and Diane Wright will each have 2 quilts on display at the Whistler House Museum of Art (WHMA) this summer.   Included in the show are Margaret Phillips’ Mom on Vacation, pictured here on left, and BoxesDiane Wright will exhibit Diaspora and Dusk.

According to Gallery Manager James Dyment, “The jury process was indeed challenging due to the superb quality of the art quilts submitted. The quilts were chosen based on technique, quality of workmanship, relation to theme, and visual appeal.”

Jurors were Mary Walter and Karen Pulaski.

 

The show opens August 10, 2011 and Special Weekend Events include:

Fri, Aug 12: Tea & Dessert 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM  $7.00 per person

Fri & Sat: Art Quilts in Bloom (In conjunction with the quilt exhibit)

Sat, Aug 13: Artist Reception 2:00 to 4:00 PM

Sat, Aug 20, Quilt making class with Mary Walter: Re-interpreting a Whistler landscape. 10 am to 5

 

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Whistler House Museum of Art

243 Worthen Street

Lowell, MA 01852

978-452-7641

http://www.whistlerhouse.org/

Hours: Wed through Sat 11 am to 4 pm