textiles

Arts and Humanities
4:19 pm
Tue April 23, 2013

Exhibit Explores Quilting Form, not Function

"George Washington Bridge #2" by K. Velis Turan of Earlton, N.Y. Mixed media fiber. Deconstruction screen printed with dyes, painted, free motion machine quilting, hand embellished.
Carnegie Center for Art and History

Quilting is a time-honored craft that traditionally made beautiful and efficient use of scrap fabric and scarce materials. The annual juried exhibit at New Albany's Carnegie Center for Art and History showcasing the artform's contemporary expression celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.

"Form, Not Function" opens May 10 with a reception honoring the 25 art quilts selected by jury from more than 300 entries this year. Participating artists come from as far away as California and as close as Louisville and Southern Indiana.

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