Monday, June 25, 2012

CT Members at the 2012 Lowell Quilt Festival

Several SAQA-CT artists will be participating in this year’s Lowell Quilt Festival. 

The Lowell Quilt Festival is a citywide celebration of quilts in Lowell, MA.  Events include exhibitions at several local galleries, speakers, trunk shows and a top notch vendor mall.

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Margaret Phillips’ quilt Etchings and Norma Schlager’s City Lights will be on display at the Whistler House Museum of Art. The Whistler House Museum of Art is exhibiting Art Quilts that interpret or are inspired by Whistler’s many works of art.

Schlager_city-LightsWHISTLER INSPIRED ART QUILTS
July 28 – Sept 1, 2012
Reception: Saturday, August 11, 3 - 5 pm
Whistler Talk: Friday, Aug 10 at 7 pm

Whistler House Museum of Art
243 Worthen Street
Lowell, MA 01852

Diane Wright and Diane Cadrain will have their “Musical” pieces at the Brush Gallery. Wright’s End of Summer was inspired by Vivaldi’s Four Seasons: Summer while Cadrain based her piece on the tone poem Thus Spake Zarathurstra by Richard Wagner, later used in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Wright_VivaldiART QUILTS LOWELL 2012: Music
August 11 - September 15, 2012
Artists' Reception: Sat, Aug 11, 2 - 4 pm

The Brush Art Gallery & Studios
256 Market St
Lowell, MA 01852
http://www.thebrush.org

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Martha Sielman will participate in a panel discussion “Quilting with a Crystal Ball: The Future of Our Craft” at the New England Quilt Museum.

Cadrain_ZarathustraQUILTING WITH A CRYSTAL BALL
Fri, August 10, 8:30am – 10:00am
New England Quilt Museum
18 Shattuck Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Buffet breakfast & panel discussion with Marianne Fons, Mary Fons,
Martha Sielman, Laurie Matthews, Rachel May. Moderator: Pam Weeks 
Cost: $20
http://www.nequiltmuseum.org/calendar.html

Debbie Bein will display “Flare” in Material Voices: An Exhibition of Small Art Quilts at the Ayer Lofts Gallery.

BeinD_FLAREMATERIAL VOICES
Ayer Lofts Art Gallery
172 Middle Street
Lowell, MA 01852
http://www.ayerlofts.com/

 

Congratulations to All the Participating Artists!

(Images, from top: Etching (detail) by M.Phillips, City Lights by N.Schlager, End of Summer by D.Wright, Thus Spake Zarathustra by D.Cadrain, Flare by D.Bein)