“President Obama: A Celebration in Art Quilts” : February 9 – March 5, 2009 at the Cafritz Art Center, 150 King Street, Silver Spring, Maryland (just outside Washington, DC).
This is a detail of Debra Gabel’s quilt which is one of the 40 Obama quilts which will be on exhibit.
Exhibition: ‘President Obama: A Celebration in Art Quilts’ at Cafritz Art Center, 150 King St., Silver Spring, MD. From February 9 to March 5, 2009 – Opening Reception: Friday, February 13th
This show is organized by Susan Walen and includes the work of 60 fiber artists – a tribute to the new US President, and to celebrate an unforgettable moment in history [some of the participating artists include Bonnie Jo, Debra Gabel, and Susan Shie and many others.
image: Susan Shie
Fiber artists for Obama are also entering a group quilt into the show – The quilt is titled “Yes I Can” and was organised by Diana Bracy whose amazing fabric mosaic quilt will also be in the show.
Image: fiber artist for Obama – collaborative quilt
Image: fiber artist for Obama – collaborative quilt – details