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Quilts of Caohagan -  San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles  •   San Jose, California, USA
April 21, 2017 - July 16, 2017

 Lively Island by Genovivia Novie GudiaThis exhibition tells the story of a Japanese teacher, Junko Yoshikawa who came to the island of Caohagan to teach quilt-making techniques. A small island in the Philippines of just 600 residents, the quilts are uniquely inspired by their tropical climate and marked by their expert handiwork. Today quilting has become an integral part of the island’s economy making the island sustainable.

 

Artwork details:
Lively Island by Genovivia "Novie" Gudia

Venue Info:
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles
520 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113