Sunday, July 10, 2011

Sisters in Cloth Exhibit “Double Take: Photo & Fiber” at Guilford Library (Guilford, CT)

sic_guilfordFRONTSisters in Cloth, a group of Connecticut fiber artists, are pleased to announce the opening of their mixed media exhibition “Double Take: Photo & Fiber” at the Guilford Free Library

This show, which was recently exhibited at the Gallery at Haskins Laboratory in New Haven, includes original photographs by DeLucco-Alpert paired with art quilts by Sisters in Cloth members. 

Members were challenged to interpret a photograph into fabric.  Each artist created two art quilts: an 18"x24" full view and an 8" detail.  The art quilts are matted and framed to hang along side the photos that inspired them, creating a wonderfully cohesive visual display.

Read a review of the July 7th Opening Reception on Diane Wright’s blog: http://dianewrightquilts.blogspot.com/2011/07/double-take-photo-and-fiberreinstalled.html

The show will be on display at the Guilford Library until July 30, 2011. 

Attention SAQA Members: If you are coming to our CT Regional Meeting at the Guilford Art Center on July 23rd, please set aside some time to visit the nearby Guilford Library to see this beautiful exhibit.

Participating artists include: Barbara C Adams, Janine Anderson-Bays, Debra Bento, Rosemary DeLucco-Alpert, Vivika DeNegre, Yvette Howard, Evelyn Judson, Gail Kotowski, Carol Ludington, Ruth Anne Olson, Linda Sexton-Patrick, Marie Shepherd, Robin Wolek, Martha Wolfe, Diane Wright and Linda Zimmerman.

The Guilford Free Library is located at 67 Park Street, Guilford CT 06437.  Call 203-453-8282 or visit www.guilfordfreelibrary.org for hours and directions.