Lowell Quilt Exhibit Features Personal Journeys

The Brush Art Gallery & Studios ~ 256 Market Street, Lowell, MA 01852
http://www.thebrush.org ~ 978-459-7819                                          

Exhibit Title: Setting Sail – Annual Art Quilt Exhibition
Exhibit Dates: August 7 to Sep 18, 2021
Artist Reception: Saturday, August 14, from 2 to 4 PM

Lowell, MA –  “Setting Sail” (guest curated by Mary Walter) is a juried Art Quilt exhibit showcasing quilts inspired by the idea of Setting Sail; meaning to start a journey physically and/or creatively, revisiting a favorite trip you took, one you are planning, or just enjoying the sea and sailboats.

Mary Walter is known for her original quilting style, often incorporating a mix of traditional, ethnic, and artistic quilting styles in her work. Mary is also a freelance curator presenting exhibits for a variety of cultural organizations and a member of NACQJ, the Nationally Certified Quilt Judges organization since 2000. You may also find Mary teaching in her studio or on zoom, exhibiting, lecturing, designing patterns and fabric, and quilting, quilting, quilting.

Rosemary Hoffenberg resides in Wrentham Massachusetts. She is a nationally recognized contemporary Art Quilter. Rosemary’s work features extensive use of her surface designed textiles, which she creates in her “wet studio”. Her quilts have been exhibited in numerous prominent shows in the US and Canada. She has also been published in books and periodicals.

National quilters in this exhibit include: Betsy Abbott, North Andover MA; Margaret Abramshe, Saint George UT; Diana M Bailey, Lexington MA; Sue Colozzi, Reading MA; Tricia Deck, Lincoln MA; Carol Anne Grotrian, Cambridge MA; Janice Jones, Methuen MA; Kim Laffont, Fort Pierce FL; Mary-Ellen Latino, Nipomo CA; Suzanne Meader, Sterling VA; Suzanne Neusner, Rhinebeck NY; Frauke Palmer, Columbus OH; Nita Penfold, Melrose MA; Gwyned Trefethen, Cohasset MA; and Kathleen Walsh, Melrose MA.                                                     

This exhibit is supported in part by a grant from the Lowell Cultural Council,
a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency
Sponsored in part by The Quilters Connection Quilt Guild www.quiltersconnection.org