“Stitched” Opening

This past weekend I attended the reception for “Stitched:  Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art,” and it was wonderful.  The quilts were beautifully hung and lit in a handsome space.

Viewers were quite intrigued with the work.

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

Nonsynchronous Array, by Sheilana Massey

 

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

Choices, by Maggie E. Dillon

The quilts were made by the Florida members of SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates.) Subjects ranged from beautiful florals, to…

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

Crystal Clear and Tis the Season, both by Marianne R. Williamson

political commentary.

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

Left-top: Tribute to Maria of San Ildefonso, by Janice Kreuzinger, Left-bottom: Post Traumatic Stress Demons, by Patricia A. Turner, Right: Erasing The Future, by Suzanne Evenson

Artists had lots of opportunities to talk with one another and with viewers at large.

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

Artwork, L-R: Leather & Lace, Broken Whole, and Star by Choice, both by Michele Sanandajian, Winter Solitude, by Becky Stack, Listening, by Andrea Huffman

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

L: N’awlins Heritage by Maggie E. Dillon, R: Greenhouse Green Monster, by Doris HulseNotice the red dot on the sign for the right quilt above?  That’s right: it sold – along with 2 others, thus far!

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

L: Inbox, by Susan Rienzo, C: On the Edge of Darkness, by Maggie E. Dillon, R-top: Vine Ripened, by Ellen Lindner, R-bottom: Sunset Cove, by Karol Kusmaul

"Stitched: Embracing the Quilt as Fine Art," 2017 exhibit. Ellen Lindner, AdventureQuilter.com/blog

Top: Hot Trees, by Suzanne Evenson, Bottom: Mangroves, by Pamela Morris, Right: Casual Query #6 or 2nd Amendment Remedy, by Leslie HallThis is a great exhibit of 45 very diverse art quilts.  I hope you’ll get to see it.  It will be on display at Court House Cultural Center, 80 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL.Hours Tuesday through Friday, 10 – 4, Saturday, 11 – 2.

Ellen Lindner
P.S. I have another piece in the show, “Second Thoughts.”
P.P.S.  Thanks to Karol Kusmaul for  many of these photos.

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2 Responses to “Stitched” Opening

  1. Ingrid February 3, 2017 at 9:20 am #

    Thank you for sharing

    • Ellen Lindner February 3, 2017 at 9:53 pm #

      Glad you enjoyed it, Ingrid.

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