Sunday, January 4, 2015

Muzeo Lecture and Quilt Appraisals, Anaheim - Jan 10th

On January 10 quilters and quilt owners will have an opportunity to have their quilts appraised by Anne Copeland, a certified appraiser and member of the American Quilter’s Society, Professional Association of Appraisers of Quilted Textiles (PAAQT) since 1993. She will present a one-hour lecture and Q & A on "What Creates Value in a Quilt: Antique/Contemporary/Art Quilts" at 10 AM.  This will be followed by with appraisals from 11:30 to 3 PM. Appointments preferred. Informal verbal evaluations are free while researched and printed appraisals are $45 and will be sent within three weeks of event.

Copeland co-founded Repiecers of the Past, a quilt history/quilt restoration study group. She is the co-founder/director of Fiberarts Connection of Southern California, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (founded 2005) that provides professional development assistance for physically challenged and emerging fiberartists.

As a professional curator, she has curated more than 100 exhibits of fiber arts, mixed media and Mexican pottery since 1975 at major museums and galleries, as well as smaller galleries and other venues in the United States. She is also a member of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) and current Co-
Representative of the SAQA SoCA/SoNV Region. She also serves as the Professional Appraisers Association of Quilted Textiles (PAAQT) quarterly newsletters.

Anne has also judged a number of major quilt shows including Pacific International and the National Quilting Association show in Riverside, California, as well as many local shows. She lectures at quilt guilds and teaches quilt-related classes. She coauthored a research paper on the development of the kit quilts industry published in the American Quilt Study journal Uncoverings 1994 with her former appraisal partner, Beverly Dunivent, who has since moved out of state. She has numerous articles published in various national quilting magazines. She is a quilt artist and has exhibited in numerous exhibits and shows throughout the United States and one in Puerto Rico Some of her pieces have been published in a quilt magazine, Quilting Arts Magazine, and in a book, 'I Remember Mama.'
For lecture reservations and appraisal appointments , call [714] 956- 8936 or visit


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