Saturday, July 05, 2008

Messages From the Alabama Black Belt exhibit

On display starting July 12 is "Messages From the Alabama Black Belt" at the Hanson Gallery in Knoxville, TN. The show continues until September 21, 2008.

Featured artists will include Yvonne Wells, narrative quilts; Black Belt Designs with Marilyn Gordon and Lillie Mack, apparel; the Freedom Quilting Bee, historic women’s quilting co-op; Charlie Lucas, metal sculpture; Ted Whisenhunt, mixed media folklore; Mozell Benson and daughter Sylvia Stephens, quilts; Black Belt Treasures, baskets and more; Tyree McCloud, piecework on board; Kathy Fetters, photography; Amos Kennedy, letterpress posters; Hanson Gallery commissioned photography by Karen Krogh; and commissioned Gee’s Bend area paintings by Travis Abbott. Enjoy!

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