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Quilt National -  Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts  •   Cedarburg, Wisconsin, USA
May 4, 2017 - July 9, 2017

Quilt by GormanQuilt National was intended to demonstrate the transformations taking place in the world of quilting. Its purpose was then, and still is, to carry the definition of quilting far beyond its traditional parameters and to promote quilt making as what it always has been — an art form.

The works in a Quilt National exhibit display a reverence for the lessons taught by the makers of the heritage quilts. Many of the works hold fast to the traditional methods of piecing and patching. At the same time, however, the Quilt National artist is intrigued by the challenge of expanding the boundaries of traditional quilt making by utilizing the newest materials and technologies. These innovative works generate strong emotional responses in the viewer while at the same time fulfilling the creative need of the artist to make a totally individual statement.




Artwork details:
A Keeper of Secrets and Parakeets by Kate Gorman

Venue Info:
Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts
N50 W5050 Portland Rd.
Cedarburg, WI 53012