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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 July 20

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Art Quilts to Dye For


July 20 to August 31, 2024
Reception: Sat, August 10, 2:00 to 4:00 PM

The Brush Art Gallery and Studios presents a juried art quilt exhibit showcasing work by artists who used hand-dyed, resist dyed, stamped, dye painted, or digitally printed fabric techniques.

ABOUT THE JURORS
Guest Curator, Mary Walter: For over 35 years, quilter Mary Walter has been recognized for her original quilting style, often incorporating a mix of traditional, ethnic, and contemporary quilting techniques into her quilts. Mary is also a freelance curator presenting exhibits for a variety of cultural organizations nationwide. You may also find Mary teaching in her studio designing patterns and fabric, meeting, and teaching on Zoom, traveling to exhibits, lecturing, and judging quilts. She is a member of Quilters Connection, The Cambridge Modern Quilt Guild, SAQA-Studio Art Quilts Association, and NACQJ - National Association of Certified Quilt Judges.

Vicki Jensen: has worked in fibers ever since her mother taught her to sew and knit when she was a little girl. Teaching Home Economics for grades 7-12 in the 70’s started Vicki’s career in fibers. She later went on to earn her MFA in Fibers from Arizona State University. Vicki started quilting in the 80s and has continuously explored different ways of working with cloth to create her quilts. For 26 years Vicki worked for PRO Chemical & Dye in Fall River, MA, which was a valuable opportunity to learn about dyes and fabric paints to make one of a kind fabrics to use in her quilts. She is a member of the Modern Quilt Guild and the local Boston chapter.

ARTISTS
This exhibit includes work by:
Adeline Mega, Waltham MA; Alice Cooper, Providence RI; Ann Scott, North Adams MA; Anne Boedecker, Concord NH; Audrey Augun, Hollis NH; Betsy DeWolf, Holliston MA; Bonnie J. Smith, Port Hueneme CA; Carol Anne Grotrian, Cambridge MA; Cindy Lewis, West Newton MA; Diane Sheckells, Kingston NH; Karen Musgrave, Naperville IL; Karen Pulaski, Hudson MA; Mary-Ellen Latino, Arroyo Grande CA; Sara Schechner, West Newton MA; Sherry Winkelman, Winchester MA; Stephanie Shore, Lexington, MA; Terry Greenstein, Sharon MA; Tricia Deck, Lincoln MA; and Valerie Maser-Flanagan, Carlisle, MA.

image This exhibit is sponsored by the Quilters' Connection.
 
 

The Brush is supported by the Lowell National Historical Park

image We are located in the building behind the Visitor Center on Market Street.
PARKING -- HCID Parking Garage. GPS: HCID Parking Garage, Lowell, MA 01852 (After parking, head for the flagpole near the opening in the large mill building)

Address: 256 Market Street, Lowell, MA 01852
Phone:(978) 459-7819

HOURS:
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