Saturday, October 9, 2010

Quilt Visions 2010: No Boundaries

"Zen Eucalyptus" Jane LaFazio
 Quilt Visions museum exhibition features the best of contemporary quilting every two years.
Quilt Visions 2010: No Boundaries
October 24, 2010 - March 13, 2011
Oceanside Museum of Art

This year the jurors were: Jason Busch, Curator of Decorative Arts at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh; Linda Colsh, award-winning professional quilt artist and Studio Art Quilt Associates board member; and Penny McMorris, former Studio Art Quilt Associates board member, art curator and co-author of The Art Quilt, the first book on quilt design development. Penny has also curated quilts for John Walsh III, and for the Ardis and Robert James collection now part of the International Quilt Study Group. These jurors have selected 39 spectacular art quilts from 601 entries for a truly stunning show.

The jurors carefully considered entries from 270 artists from around the world. Almost half of the artists are exhibiting with Quilt Visions for the first time.

Oceanside Museum of Art is the host for this highly anticipated international, juried, biennial featuring the best of contemporary art quilts. A full color catalog of the exhibition will be available for sale.

All Events held at Oceanside Museum of Art, 704 Pier View Way, Oceanside, CA, 92054; you can call OMA to reserve and purchase tickets for these events 1-760-435-3720

  • Preview reception October 23, 5-7 p.m.
  • Artist's Talk - 11:00 am, October 24. As we walk through the exhibit the artists will be standing by their work to give a brief comment on their inspiration. Questions may be asked of individual artists following the presentation. $20, OMA and QV members complimentary
  •  Panel Discussion, Sunday, October 24. Judith Content, moderator - 2:00 pm "Balancing Act: the Art of Being an Artist" Deidre Adams, Jane LaFazio, Gloria Hansen, Katie Pasquini Masopust. $20, OMA and QV members complimentary
Southern California SAQA members juried into this exhibition are Jane LaFazio, Susan Willen and Valya

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