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- Making Art Make a Difference Since 1982 -
Working artists coming together to make art accessible to the community through exhibits, classes, and conversations.

Beginning Aug 6


Tree, Tree, Tree

Aug 6 to Sept 17, 2022
Reception: Sat, Aug 13, 2:00 PM

“Tree, Tree, Tree” – Art Quilters show us their creative techniques highlighting our theme of trees. Seasons like winter, spring, summer, or fall to showcase their favorite trees. Some quilts are inspired by creating parts of trees like roots, branches, and leaves.

Guest Curator, Mary Walter, is known for her original quilting style often incorporating a mix of traditional, ethnic, and artistic quilting styles in her work. Mary is also a freelance curator presenting exhibits for a variety of cultural organizations and a member of NACQJ, the Nationally Certified Quilt Judges organization since 2000. You may also find Mary teaching in her studio or on zoom, lecturing, designing patterns and fabric, and quilting, quilting, quilting.

Jenny Gilbert – Quilter and steward of trees at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Jenny was the longtime curator at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell before becoming a full-time fundraiser for cultural organizations in the Boston area. In addition to her work in philanthropy, Jenny manages Mount Auburn’s artist-in-residence program, the first of its kind at an historic cemetery, which supports artists in a variety of media and disciplines annually.

National quilters in this exhibit include: Susan Bates, Portsmouth RI; Sharon Buck, Newport TN; Jenny Day, Billerica MA; Betsy DeWolf, Holliston MA; Mel Dugosh, Hondo TX; Phyllis Follett, Salem MA; Barbara Graceffa, Quincy MA; Terry Greenstein, Sharon MA; Carol Anne Grotrian, Cambridge MA; Betsy Habich, Beverly MA; Christine Janove, Brooklyn NY; Janice Jones, Methuen MA; Mary-Ellen Latino, Nipomo CA; Jeanne Marklin, Williamstown MA; Barbara Meilinger, Voorheesville NY; Suzanne Munroe, Barrington RI; Frauke Palmer, Columbus OH; Nita Penfold, Melrose MA; Debb Putnam, Andover MA; Sara Schechner, West Newton MA; Carlota Schechter, Cambridge MA; Stephanie Shore, Lexington MA; and Sherry Winkelman, Winchester MA

Image: "Night Wind" 23.5 x 33" quilt by Carol Anne Grotrian


The Brush is supported by the Lowell National Historical Park

image The Brush Art Gallery and Studios
256 Market Street, Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 459-7819

We are located in the building behind the Visitor Center on Market Street.
Parking is available in the lot at 304 Dutton St, Lowell, MA 01852 (follow signs for Visitor Center)

April 1 to December 31:
(Tues - Sat) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Sun) 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm

January 1 to March 31:
(Wed - Sat) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Sun) 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm