Sunday, 2 February 2014

Spirit of Womanhood Exhibition gets a Life Quilt

Thank you for all the people who have tuned into this post just recently.  If you would like to know more about why there is a naked older lady on this quilt and what it is about, you can use this link  It's been designed to be taken at face value, but there's an awful lot more to discover if you have the time.

SPIRIT OF WOMANHOOD EXHIBITION 
 Life 4 - "Hello Dear, What Did You Do Today" has been selected by
Roxane Zand, Sotheby’s, Amy Mechowski, currently Sotheby’s Institute, previously Curator at V&A, Andrew Gwilliams, White Cube, and Len Massey, RCA, to be part of the Spirit of Womanhood Exhibition at the Oxo Tower, South Bank, London in March
I'm absolutely thrilled as quilts weren't an option in the submission details, but they allowed me to submit them as the surface was painted as well as stitched, appliqued etc., and also, I'd sort of forgotten that I'd entered it - I think it was sometime back in July.  Although it's probably not very modest of me, I have to admit to a certain amount of skipping and joyous bouncing at the news.
If you'd like to see it if you're in London, and give a rousing cheer for art quilts in general, the Exhibition will open to the public 20th - 30th March 11.00-18.00 at galleries@OXO, South Bank, London.
The Exhibition Private View is 18.30 on Tuesday 25th March, Opened by Melvin Bragg. 

WIN is running an associated Festival Day ‘Voices of Womanhood’ in conjunction with Women’s Voices Now film archival 10.00-22.00 at the Roxy Bar and Screen.
 



17 comments:

  1. Wonderful news, well done, there's a feather in your cap.

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  2. OMG! That's my favorite quilt of yours! Congratulations!

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  3. I'm sure they never dreamed a quilt entry would/could look like this. Well done for pursuing this opportunity to show your lady even tho she didn't fit their boxes exactly. Dance away!

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  4. Goodness, you should be excited. Break open a bottle of bubbly. This is huge!

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  5. YES!!! vindication! That's one in the eye for those stoopid quilt show wowsers.

    I am so proud to know you Ms Rainbow :) xxx

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  6. So very thrilled - for you, all us textilists, the art world and the whole damn world!

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  7. Annabel - I'll make a diary date and get down there for this. Such fabulous news!!!

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  8. Enjoyed that quilt so much since the first time I saw it.

    Wonderful it was chosen and rightly so of you to be over the moon about the news.

    It is a work of art.

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  9. What an enormous achievement, you deserve it!

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  10. And it is about time. True art will out!! I couldn't be more pleased for you, your vision and the triumph of the work itself!!

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  11. Thank you so much everyone. Bubbly duly cracked. Hopefully this might get a small amount of recognition for the cause. x

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  12. Absolutely thrilled for you!
    Brilliant news!
    Happy dancing with you!

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  13. Oh well done you! and do be excited!
    Sandy in Bracknell

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  14. Don't you dare be modest - you crow Girl!!! You are making a difference and that is not something to hush about!!

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  15. Fantastic and well deserved - I'll put it in my diary!

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  16. Many congratulations. You deserve to be hyper-excited.

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  17. Fabulous! Hope you will post the news in TOH magazine too!

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