Quilt National 2013 moves to Columbus, OH

Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery

Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery

The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery will be showing Collection C of Quilt National 2013 from January 30 through April 13, 2014.

Opening Day

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 NameLast NameName of Quilt
BrookeAthertonSpring Field
PeggyBrownSoliloquy II
RachelBrumerLarge Regional Still Lives
MarianneBurrThru the Lens
ChristineChesterLayers of Memory
SueCunninghamNet Work 1
SheilaFrampton-CooperFrom a Seed
KateGormanBernadette in Artichokes
SandyGreggListen to the Rhythm of the Falling Rain
Leslie A.HallCasual Query #3
JudyHooworthCreek Drawing #8
LisaKijakEl Cortez
PaulaKovarikRound and Round It Goes
SusanLenzCircular Churchyard
LindaLevinCentral Park West Sunrise
DeniseLinetLetters to Myself-Page 4
KevinWomackSwaddling to Shroud - Birthing Bed
EleanorMcCainSwaddling to Shroud - Birthing Bed
MiriamNathan-RobertsSalt and Pepper
KatiePasquini MasopustDolente-(sorrowfully)
MaryRowan QuinnHigh Expectations
LuanneRimelEnigma with a Flower
PamRuBertSeattle - Wish You were Hair
DinahSargeantOld Child
LuraSchwarz SmithPassage
KateThemelMorgans Flight
MarthaWarshawTextiles Nine Patch 8
KathyWeaverBiomechatronics Development Lab 2 v2
MarianneWilliamsonHidden Falls
MarianZielinskiGoodnight, Sweet Prince
About the Riffe Gallery – The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery showcases the work of Ohio’s artists and the collections of the state’s museums and galleries. The Riffe Gallery is located in the Vern Riffe Center for the Government and the Arts, across from the Statehouse on High Street in Downtown Columbus. Please note: we do not accept proposals from individual artists. If you are interested in learning more about our exhibition process, e-mail Mary Gray, gallery director.
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