Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Fiber Art by Barb McKie in CT, MA and NY this Summer

Congratulations to Barbara Barrick McKie, whose fiber artwork will be displayed all around New England and New York this summer.

On display now: Barb McKie and Kris Moss have a two person show featuring traditional and contemporary quilts at the Shirt Factory Gallery (Glens Falls, NY).

Quilting, A Timeless Art
Exhibit Dates: June 6 – June 28, 2014
Opening Reception June 6, 5-8 pm

Shirt Factory Gallery
71 Lawrence Street
Glens Falls, NY
518-907-4478
www.shirtfactorygf.com

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Barb will also have three pieces at the Slater Museum (Norwich, CT) beginning June 15, 2014.

"The Animal Heart"
June 15 - Aug 10, 2014
Opening Reception: Sunday, June 15, 1-3 pm

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The Slater Museum will present The Animal Heart, a special invitational exhibition featuring Connecticut artists whose work focuses on the relationships between animals, humans and their environment. 
Slater Memorial Museum
305 Broadway
Norwich, CT 06360
http://www.slatermuseum.org/page.cfm?p=1213

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In July, Barb will be THE featured in the Art Quilt Gallery NYC
July 7 – Aug 16, 2014
Opening Reception July 7, 6-7:30 pm

http://www.artquiltgallerynyc.com/The_ArtQuilt_Gallery_NYC/Future_Shows.html

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The Art Quilt Gallery NYC
133 West 25th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues
New York, NY
Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday, 11 to 6 pm
Sunday & Monday by appointment only

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In August, Barb joins fellow SAQA-CT artists Judy Ross and Phyllis Small at the Whistler House Museum:

Art Quilts 2014: How Does Your Garden Grow?
Aug 20 - Sept 20, 2014
Reception and Awards: Saturday, August 23, 1-3 pm

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

This year the exhibition features Art Quilts that explore the second line from the well-known nursery rhyme “Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Does Your Garden Grow?" It was up to the quilt artist to take this line and interpret it for inspiration.

Participating Artists: Pamela Allen, Margaret Anderson, Nancy Bardach, Susan Bleiweiss, Betty Busby, Sue Colozzi, Janis Doucette, Atara Halpern, Ruby Horansky, Helene Kusnitz, Ellen Lindner, Barbara McKie, Patti Owens, Anneke Rebele, Wen Redmond, Ruan Robertson, Judy Ross, Jodi Scaltreto, Maya Schonenberger, Phyllis Small, Nancy Turbitt, Nelda Warkentin, Naomi Weidner, and Marianne Williamson.