quilts http://wfpl.org en Feminist Artist Judy Chicago Gifts International Honor Quilt to University of Louisville http://wfpl.org/post/feminist-artist-judy-chicago-gifts-international-honor-quilt-university-louisville <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The University of Louisville has accepted a significant gift of art from feminist art pioneer Judy Chicago. The International Honor Quilt, a large collection of small quilts honoring women from all over the world, joins the university's collection today. The quilts, with their documentation, will be available for study, research and exhibition.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Erin Keane 8702 at http://wfpl.org Feminist Artist Judy Chicago Gifts International Honor Quilt to University of Louisville University of Louisville Professor Seeks African American Quilters http://wfpl.org/post/university-louisville-professor-seeks-african-american-quilters <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Art historian and University of Louisville Pan-African Studies professor </span>Pearlie<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Johnson wants to connect with the area's African American quilters. She's hosting an open session February 22 for African Americans to bring their family quilts, stories, photographs and related materials.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 16:59:54 +0000 Erin Keane 8484 at http://wfpl.org University of Louisville Professor Seeks African American Quilters Exhibit Explores Quilting Form, not Function http://wfpl.org/post/exhibit-explores-quilting-form-not-function <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Quilting is a time-honored craft that traditionally made beautiful and efficient use of scrap fabric and scarce materials. The annual juried exhibit&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at New Albany's&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.carnegiecenter.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Carnegie Center for Art and History</a>&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">showcasing the </span>artform's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> contemporary expression </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.</span></p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 20:19:42 +0000 Erin Keane 5105 at http://wfpl.org Exhibit Explores Quilting Form, not Function