Thursday, July 7, 2016

Regional Show Dialogues with Marie Webster

Images from Dialogues exhibition at IMA
SAQA members from 8 Midwestern states are included in this juried exhibition coordinated by Kate Lenkowsky. Artists were invited to submit work that is inspired by and responds to the early 20th century quilts designed and made by Indiana native, Marie Daugherty Webster (1859-1956). Niloo Paydar, Curator of Textiles and Fashion Arts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, was the juror for this exhibition, organized in conjunction with the IMA's exhibition of "A Joy Forever: Marie Webster Quilts." 
The exhibition opening also included a panel discussion "When Artists Step Out of Their Comfort Zone", moderated by Gail Gayer Hail. Panelists included SAQA members (l-r):  Pamela Burns – Indiana; Terry Pate – Indiana;  Barbara J. Schneider – Illinois; Kathleen Loomis – Kentucky. 

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