American Rendition interweaves materials cherished by current and formerly incarcerated people into contemplative scenes.
The 48,000 panels share stories of care and craftsmanship, memorializing 125,000-plus victims of HIV and AIDS since 1980.
The DC institution has expanded its holdings of work by Black artists from the American South with a recent acquisition from Souls Grown Deep.
Jodie Mack uses materials like no other animator. Now, many of her films are available to the public for the first time.
Gert McMullin, one of the founders of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, has been using fabric from the historic quilt to create protective masks for essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coulter Fussell and Butch Anthony work in traditional mediums to examine modern issues.
The estate of art scholar and collector Eli Leon donated nearly 3,000 quilts to the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
In his new series, the artist has created 60 works created directly on or made from pre-1900 antique quilts.
Each shop features the quilter’s story and their array of offerings, with prices on works that range from $27 to $5,500 per piece.
Both Allie McGhee, a painter, and Carole Harris, a fiber artist, are lifelong Detroiters, and both have established a signature aesthetic akin to visual jazz.
As Radical Tradition affirms, the act of creating whole cloth from scraps is not just a matter of making ends meet, but an empowering act of reclamation.
Embedded in this year’s QuiltCon, which featured over 350 works, were acts of protest.