Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Nancy Has a Show in June

Life’s Work: The Quilts of Nancy Halpern
June 25-27
Vermont Quilt Festival 2010

Where There's One There's Another

From the Vermont Quilt Festival Website:

In continuing its retrospective exhibits of the work of well-known quilt artists, VQF is proud to feature approximately 40 quilts made by Nancy Halpern of Natick, MA, one of New England’s best-known and most talented quiltmakers and a leading light of the contemporary quilt world for more than 30 years. Here, in Ms. Halpern’s own words, is a description of her exhibit:

Flight from Bergamo 1998

"From the beginning (the early ‘70s) my quilts have been inspired by the people, places and things I care about, plus the happy coincidences found in the colors and patterns of a heap of fabric. Their designs are essences, stripped down and distilled from more complex realities. Their fabrics (begged, bought and stolen) embody and embellish these essences. Their quilting is the calligraphy that tells their stories."


Hilltown 1980, 71" x 73"

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