The Art of Quilting

21 November 2019 TO 5 January 2020


Art Gallery of Sudbury | Galerie d'art de Sudbury

251 rue John Street
Sudbury, ON
P3E 1P9

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The artists in the exhibition include : Susan Cardinal, Sandra Castonguay, Joan Chabot, Janet Clark, Marilyn Clulow, Margaret Conibear, Elizabeth Denton, Lynda Edman, Anne Falvo, Natalie Ferguson, Louise Gosselin, Kelsey Gunn, Tracy Gunn, Cathy Harnish, Louise Henri, Carmen Huggins, Pat Jacobson, Cloe Lilly, Patti MacKinnon, Dot Manchuk, Liz Marcotte, Colette May, Louise Mayer, Juliet McDonald, Marjorie McEwen, Kathryn McIlmoyle, Betty McLeod, Dorothy McPhail, Elaine Paxton, Judy Peloso, Lucy St. Amant, Janet Wiebe, Susan Young et Florence Ziminski.

The Art Gallery of Sudbury invites you to the community-based exhibition, The Art of Quilting | L’Art de la Courtepointe, an exhibition of works by 34 regional textile artists from the Sudbury and District Quilting & Stitchery Guild, on Thursday, November 21, 2019, from 5 to 7:30 pm.

The exhibition features 51 new textile works that demonstrate needlework techniques, including quilting, piecing, paper piecing, fabric origami, thread painting, applique, needle felting and stitchery, by members of the Sudbury and District Quilting & Stitchery Guild

The exhibition is a wonderful introduction to and celebration of the needle worker’s art. Each work is a story, accompanied by an artist statement that describes the choices made in the artwork’s production. Patterns may be original, sourced from traditional quilt patterns, adapted from patterns in magazines, or online sources, or attributed to other quilters. Materials used in the works in the exhibition include cotton, paper, silk, satin, lace, batik fabrics, fabric dye, embroidery floss, felted wool, alpaca wool, sequins, floral wire, beads, organza, vintage velvet and lace. The quilting may have been produced by hand, by domestic machine, by longarm quilting machine, by original design, pattern or free-hand.

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