Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Creative Statements: Ohio Art Quilts 2012 Calendar

Creative Statements: Ohio Art Quilts 2012 April 21 – July 6

Associated Events and Workshops

Sat., April 21, Exhibition Opening with Juror’s Talk 1:30-2:15 pm; Reception 2 – 4 pm Juror Kathleen Loomis, was the winner of the Quilt National Japan Prize in 2009. She was the founder and juror of "Form Not Function: Art Quilts" at the Carnegie at the Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, IN, 2004-2010. She has exhibited at "Color Exhibitions," Stuttgart, and "Fiber Art International 2010,"and the Beth Schillig, Sunset Serenade Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh.

Sat., May 12, 10 am – 4 pm, Hands-on Workshop by Shelley Brenner Baird, "A Surface Design Sampler." A broad overview of surface design processes on fabric using dyes and paints. Educated as a printmaker and photographer, Baird’s work has been chosen for numerous exhibitions including "Interpretations 2011" at the Visions Art Museum, San Diego, "Focus: Fiber" at the Canton Museum of Art, "Quilt National" at the Dairy Barn, and SAQA "Sightlines," 2010-2014. Fee: $65, $15 materials fee. Registration limited to 8 participants.

Sat., June 2, 10 am – 4 pm Machine Quilting Workshop by Beth Schillig, "Stippling with Style I." Schillig, Columbus, has created quilts that have won awards at IQA, NQA, AQS, PIQF, MQX, and other shows around the nation. This workshop is for confident beginners who want to learn and experiment with freehand quilting on their home sewing machine. Fee: $65; $2 kit fee, materials list. Limited to 12 participants. Participants will bring sewing machine.

Sun., June 3, 2 – 2:45 pm Lecture & Quilt Appraisals by Columbus Quilt Appraiser Dee Dadik, "The Price is right? What is your Quilt Worth?" A fun, interactive audience participation lecture illustrating comparative values of quilts from antique to newly constructed. Followed by appraisals. Dadik has been a quiltmaker, pattern designer, teacher, quilt restorer, researcher of quilt history and quilt collector for over 30 years. She is certified by the American Quilter’s Society. A fee is charged per appraisal; if possible, appraisal-seekers should pre-register.

Sat., June 30, 10 am – 4 pm Machine Quilting Workshop by Beth Schillig, "Stippling with Style II." Follows-up on June 2 workshop but can be taken independently. New designs, new and exciting fillers using stencils and freehand techniques with your home sewing machine. Fee $65; $2 kit fee, materials list. Limited to 12 participants. Participants will bring sewing machine.

Please note that all workshops will take place at the Zanesville Museum of Art, see address below.

For more information including fees, materials, and to register: Call (740) 452-0741, stop in, or email susan@zanesvilleart.org.
The Zanesville Museum of Art is located at 620 Military Road, Zanesville, OH 43701. Phone: (740) 452-0741; FAX (740) 452-0797. Current hours: Wed., Fri., Sat 10 – 5; Thurs. 10 – 8:30; closed Sun., Mon., Tues. On the web, http://www.zanesvilleart.org/.
Zanesville Museum of Art programs and events are funded in part by a grant from The Ohio Arts Council. The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.