Monday, January 12, 2009

Quilts for Obama

Quilts for Obama: Celebrating the Inauguration of our 44th President opened January 11, 2009 at the Historical Society of Washington, DC as part of the city’s inaugural celebration activities presents, “Quilts for Obama,” which offers visual silent testimonies of joy, and will join the chorus of “Yes We Can.” This exhibit is being presented by Historical Society of Washington, DC. in collaboration with The Group for Cultural Documentation, Inc., with guest curator Roland L. Freeman. Below are some of the wonderful pieces that are in the show Carolyn Crump, Anita Knox, Bisa Butler, Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi, Viola Burley Leak, Charlene Hughes, and Sonji Hunt. I am so very honored to be a part of this exhibition and thank you Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi for calling me. If you are in DC please go and see the exhibit which will end Jaunary 31,2009.

I have also taken part in an exhibit at the Evanston Public Library inauguration event and here is a link of some of those piece that were created with the use of some silk screens prints. My piece (below) was created with scrapes from others of my creations.

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