The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery will be showing Collection C of Quilt National 2013 from January 30 through April 13, 2014.
Thursday, January 30
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Free guided tours of the exhibition with Kathleen Dawson, Quilt National director, are on opening day, Thursday, January 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and then on Friday, January 31 from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Attend a free family workshop
On Sunday, February 23, the gallery will offer a free Family Workshop with quilter Kate Gorman. Many of the Quilt National 2013 quilters narrate stories through their works of art. In this workshop, children ages 6-17 are invited to tell their own stories on a small quilt top through drawings, doodles and words. Registration is required as space is limited; all children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Register online between January 30 and February 19, 2014.
On Thursday, April 10, 2014, guest poet Katie Daley will offer a poetry workshop stitching together snippets of poetic phrases and metaphors into a narrative poem. Register online between February 28 and April 8, 2014. Riffe Gallery educational offerings are sponsored by OAC’s Arts Learning Program.
Quilt National Artists focus on content
The quilts in the collection reflect the artists’ interest in using their medium to give voice to a concern for either the world at large the environmental and/or political issues addressed by the works or to express feelings relevant to the particular quilt maker’s inner world. For many of today’s quilt makers, the graphic and technical elements are the foundations which support the primary concern the content of the quilt’s message. The following artists and their works will be shown at the gallery.
|First Name||Last Name||Name of Quilt|
|Rachel||Brumer||Large Regional Still Lives|
|Marianne||Burr||Thru the Lens|
|Christine||Chester||Layers of Memory|
|Sue||Cunningham||Net Work 1|
|Sheila||Frampton-Cooper||From a Seed|
|Kate||Gorman||Bernadette in Artichokes|
|Sandy||Gregg||Listen to the Rhythm of the Falling Rain|
|Leslie A.||Hall||Casual Query #3|
|Judy||Hooworth||Creek Drawing #8|
|Paula||Kovarik||Round and Round It Goes|
|Linda||Levin||Central Park West Sunrise|
|Denise||Linet||Letters to Myself-Page 4|
|Kevin||Womack||Swaddling to Shroud - Birthing Bed|
|Eleanor||McCain||Swaddling to Shroud - Birthing Bed|
|Miriam||Nathan-Roberts||Salt and Pepper|
|Mary||Rowan Quinn||High Expectations|
|Luanne||Rimel||Enigma with a Flower|
|Pam||RuBert||Seattle - Wish You were Hair|
|Martha||Warshaw||Textiles Nine Patch 8|
|Kathy||Weaver||Biomechatronics Development Lab 2 v2|
|Marian||Zielinski||Goodnight, Sweet Prince|