Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Schweinfurth Art Centre in Auburn, NY hosts QUILTS=ART=QUILTS 2018 . Definitely a "worth the visit" trip for fall 2018, in the gorgeous Fingerlakes Region of Northern NY

Quilts=Art=Quilts 2018

Oct 27, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

Annual Juried Quilt Exhibition featuring 59 artists from around the world

Opening Reception, Saturday October 27, 2018 5 pm followed by a dinner at the 
Springside Inn... a lovely place to stay for your visit!

Quilts=Art=Quilts is an international juried quilt exhibition at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, New York. This year's exhibit will feature quilts by 59 artists from across the US and around the world. The opening reception will be on Saturday, October 27th from 4-6 pm.

The exhibit will be on view from October 27, 2018, through January 6, 2019. The year's exhibit was juried by Gerri Spilka and Kit Vincent. Prizes will be chosen by Prize Juror, Robert Shaw, and announced at 5:00pm at the opening reception. A Quilter’s Dinner will be held at 7:00 pm at the Springside Inn with a lecture by Robert Shaw. Pre-registration required to attend the dinner and lecture. Please submit the following form to pre-register.

We encourage weekend visitors to plan their visits around the Trunk Shows which will be held throughout QAQ on four Sundays at 2:00 pm. Presenting artists bring a wide variety of their work and describe their process and approach to quilting. The admission fee allows visitors to view the exhibits and join the trunk shows. Trunk Shows will be held on November 4, November 25, and December 2. Trunk Show lecturers: TBA. On Sunday, November 18th there will be a Fiber Market at the Schweinfurth from 1-5pm featuring local yarn producers and vendors, plus a lecture by indie dyer, Carrie Drake. Click here for more information about the market.

Image Credits:
Top Horizontal: Denise Roberts, MITOTE #4, 2016. 
Middle: Margaret Abramshe, Nan, 2017.
Bottom: Chawne Kimber, Get Woke, 2017.