Art Center “Common Threads” Selections Made

Art Center “Common Threads” Selections Made

The selections for the August Art Center show “Common Thread” have been announced. The first selection was the coveted “members award”  awarded at the April turn-in meeting to Kathleen Malvern for her stunning hand dyed silk weaving Interconnected Movement. This piece was juried into the Lincoln Center in 2015 and appeared in the Front Range Contemporary Quilters Portfolio 2016 online exhibition.  Kathleen says she honored that it received Members’ Choice at the AQuA meeting and we are likewise honored to have her  considerable talents in our group.


Avery Glassman, The Art Center curator and juror for this show, selected 18 works by the following AQuA members with a sneak peak here CommonThreadsQuilts:

Emmalee Blender, Nancy Dobson, Ruth Ann Field, Marla Ferguson, Mary Grande, Angela Kenley, Kathleen Malvern, Laurie Marks, Kathy Schattleitner, Eldrid Schafer, Susan Strickland, Marian Velarde, Sue Van Voorhees, and Jan Warren.  Congratulations to those accepted and thanks to all who entered pieces.


The show is August 4-26 with an opening reception on August 4th during the monthly First Friday Grand Junction art walk. Quilts must be dropped off Sunday, June 30th 11-4 pm with this ShowLabels on front and back,  and pickup is the last day of the show at 4-6 pm. No exceptions. Artists musts email their artist statements, bio, and optional resume to Avery by July 24th. Avery also needs volunteers to help hang this show. All details will be sent by email.


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