Earth Stories (SAQA Global Exhibitions)

There are many stories of hope across the globe. Both individuals and small groups are working on projects that, when added together, make a positive impact on increasing the quality of life on this planet. Earth Stories celebrates the stories of people or projects that enhance the planet, make a significant difference in restoring and/or protecting the environment, increase sustainability and otherwise improve the earth we all occupy.

Exhibition Schedule

Premiere at Michigan State University Museum, May 11 - November 30, 2014
University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, Missouri, January 19 - February 28, 2015
Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH, April 23, 2015 through September 6, 2015
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles November 6, 2015 through February 28, 2016
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV June 25, 2016 through October 2, 2016
Erie Museum of Art, Erie, PA January 20, 2017 through June 11, 2017 

About the Juror

Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi is a quilt historian, writer and independent curator. Widely exhibited in the United States and internationally, her quilts can be found in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Museum of Art (Washington, D. C.), Mint Museum (Charlotte, NC), American Museum of Art and Design (New York City), and the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum (Hartford, CT). She was awarded the first Ohio Heritage Fellowship Award and the Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. Mazloomi has been involved in the economic development of women through the arts for over twenty years. She has appeared on CBS Morning Show, The Today Show, CNN, HGTV, and has been the subject of several film documentaries. Dr. Mazloomi was one of six artists commissioned to create artwork for the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

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In the Exhibition
Maya Chaimovich - A Source of Life in The Dead Sea
Maya Chaimovich
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Jean Herman - African Farmers
Jean Herman
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Regina V. Benson - Alternative Future
Regina Benson
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Cynthia St. Charles - Alternative vs Fossil Fuels
Cynthia St. Charles
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Jennifer Day - Cooking With the Sun
Jennifer Day
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Kathy York - Crowded house
Kathy York
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Annie Helmericks-Louder - Earth Stories: Tender Bellys
Annie Helmericks-Louder
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Patty Hawkins - Enigma of Forest Fires
Patty Hawkins
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Nancy Cook - Ground Fire Brings Light and Life
Nancy Cook
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Alicia Merrett - Habitats: species
Alicia Merrett
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Mary Pal - Hope is the Thing with Feathers
Mary Pal
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Britta Ankenbauer - Il y a des idées pour un peu de soleil
Britta Ankenbauer
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Leni Levenson Wiener - It's a shell of a problem
Leni Levenson Wiener
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Lynn Krawczyk - Latte Landfill
Lynn Krawczyk
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Mirjam Pet-Jacobs - Light towers
Mirjam Pet-Jacobs
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Susan Shie - Muddy Fork Farm: 3 of Wooden Spoons in the Kitchen Tarot
Susan Shie
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Eszter Bornemisza - Palimpsest
Eszter Bornemisza
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Paula Kovarik - Stream of Consequences
Paula Kovarik
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Marion Coleman - Tender Gardens
Marion Coleman
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Carol Larson - Torn Earth
Carol Larson
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Marilyn M. Prucka - Upstream Downstream: River Raisin Dam Reclamation Project
Marilyn M. Prucka
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Kathy Nida - Wise Choice
Kathy Nida
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Noriko Endo - Woodland
Noriko Endo
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