Quilt National '09
November 12, 2009 – January 17, 2010
This exhibition comes to the Riffe Gallery from the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio. The exhibition is the 16th biennial juried exhibition of innovative art quilts and demonstrates the transformations taking place in the world of quilting. Join the Riffe Gallery for the opening of Quilt National ’09 on November 12 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Quilt National Director Kathleen M. Dawson will lead a tour of the exhibition on November 13 from noon – 1 p.m.
Featured artists: Bob Adams, Lafayette, IN; Sue Akerman, South Africa; Sue Benner, Dallas, TX; David Brackett, Lawrence, KS; Pat Budge, Seattle, WA; Beth Carney, Yonkers, NY; Shin-Hee Chin, McPherson, KS; Liz DeBellis, North Canton, OH; Gabriella D'Italia, Newburgh, ME; Pamela Fitzsimons, Australia; Andree Fredette, Canada; Barbara Oliver Hartman, Flower Mound, TX; Anna Hergert, Canada; Ann Johnston, Lake Otswego, OR; Jessica Jones, Fayetteville, TN; Catherine Kleeman, Ruxton, MD; Hsin Chen Lin, Taiwan; Shulamit Liss, Israel; Kathleen Loomis, Louisville, KY; Kathleen McCabe, Coronado, CA; Judith Plotner, Gloversville, NY; Clare Plug, New Zealand; Judy Rush, Bexley, OH; Joan Schulze, Sunnyvale, CA; Anne Smith, England; Christine Tedesco, Pendleton, SC; Karina Thompson, United Kingdom; Kent Williams, Madison, WI; Erin Wilson, Brooklyn, NY; Kathy York, Austin, TX.
Join us for Family Day on Sunday, December 13, 2009 from 2 – 4 p.m. Local artist Melissa Vogley-Woods will help children age 6 – 17 explore traditional quilt patterns as a basis for personal discovery. All participants will work with translucent layers of fabric, building up images with drawing, stitches and collage over a pattern-based fabric. No sewing skills are required. Registration is required as space is limited and all children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Registration begins November 12 and ends December 4, 2009. Check back here for a registration link on November 12.
This exhibition is produced and circulated by the Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center, Athens, Ohio.
This exhibition was organized with funding from the Ohio Arts Council. Additional support from the Ohio Building Authority.
Media sponsors for this exhibition include Alive, CD101, CityScene, Ohio Magazine and Time Warner.