EXHIBITS

THE SCHWEINFURTH
ART CENTER



Quilts=Art=Quilts

Oct 31, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016

Quilts=Art=Quilts in an international juried quilt exhibition at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, New York. The exhibit features quilts by 68 artists from across the US, in addition to Australia, Canada, Netherlands and Taiwan.

The exhibit opens on Saturday, October 31, 2015, and will be on view through Sunday, January 3, 2016. Note that the Art Center is CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day, and we close at 2pm on November 25 and December 31.

The quilt at the top of this page is Patricia Kennedy-Zafred's Sunset Across Burma. The square quilt on the left of this page is Carol Bryer Fallert-Gentry's Bradford Fantasy #2.

Click here to check out the gallery online! Thank you Stephen Achimore for making this video for us.  

The recipients of prize awards in this year's exhibit include:

Best of Show  
Judy Hooworth,  Morisset, NSW, Australia
 
First Prize
Karen Schulz, Silver Spring, MD
 
Second Prize
Valerie Maser-Flanagan, Carlisle, MA
 
Third Prize
Betty Busby, Albuquerque, NM
 
Schweinfurth Award for Design
Gerri Spilka, Philadelphia, PA
 
Award for Surface Design
Pat Pauly, Rochester, NY
 
Catherine Hastedt Award for Workmanship
Shin-hee Chin, McPherson, KS
 
Honorable Mention Awards
Helen Geglio, South Bend, IN
Judy Kirpich, Takoma Park, MD
Pamela Loewen, Williamston, MI
Niraja Lorenz, Eugene, OR
 

Click here for a slideshow of the award winning quilts.

 
Join us for Trunk Shows from 2-3pm.  Included with admission on the following days:
Saturday, October 31, Judy Kirpich, exhibiting artist
Sunday, November 8, Ruth White, exhibiting artist
Sunday, November 15, Nancy Bales, Schweinfurth teacher & artist
Sunday, November 22, Pam Kirch, exhibiting artist
Sunday, November 29, Cheri Sheridan, exhibiting artist
 
 
Below is a full list of exhibiting artists in this year's Quilts=Art=Quilts:

Jill Ault (Ann Arbor, MI)

Nancy Bardach (Berkeley, CA)

Judi Blaydon (Milford, MI)

Elizabeth Brandt (Holland, MI)

Allegra Brelsford (New York, NY)

Peggy Brown (Nashville, IN)

Mary Buchanan (Richmond, VA)

Bonnie Bucknam (Vancouver, WA)

Betty Busby (Albuquerque, NM)

Elizabeth Busch (Glenburn, ME)

Barbara Bushey (Hillsdale, MI)

Susan Callahan (Silver Springs, MD)

Shin-hee Chin (McPherson, KS)

Linda Chow (Skanaeateles, NY)

Sheri Cifaldi-Morrill (Woodbridge, CT)

Nancy Condon (Stillwater, MN)

Vicki Conley (Ruidoso Downs, NM)

Randall Cook (Rochester, NY)

Nancy Erickson (Missoula, MT)

Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry (Port Townsend, WA)

Ann Feitelson (Montague, MA)

Deborah Fell (Urbana, IL)

Diane Franklin (Jamaica Plain, MA)

Helen Geglio (South Bend, IN)

Ayn Hanna (Fort Collins, CO)

Danielle Hansen (Tucson, AZ)

Lotta Helleberg (Charlottesville, VA)

Judy Hooworth (Morisset, Australia)

Kathleen Kastles (Wailuku, HI)

Noel Keith (Manlius, NY)

Patricia Kennedy-Zafred (Murrysville, PA)

Pamela Kirch (Cazenovia, NY)

Judy Kirpich (Takoma Park, MD)

Catherine Kleeman (Ruxton, MD)

Wietske Kluck (Hazerswoude Rijndijk, Netherlands)

Beverly Kondolf (Victor, NY)

Paulette Landers (North Bend, OR)

Pamela Loewen (Williamston, MI)

Niraja Lorenz (Eugene, OR)

Judith Martin (Ontario, Canada)

Valerie Maser-Flanagan (Carlisle, MA)

Sherri Lipman McCauley (Lakeway, TX)

Lorie McCown (Fredericksburg, VA)

Amy Meissner (Anchorage, AK)

Jeannette D Meyer (Portland, OR)

Anne Munoz (Holladay, UT)

Patricia Murphy (Gainesville, FL)

Pat Pauly (Rochester, NY)

Julia Pfaff (Richmond, VA)

Marti Plager (Louisville, KY)

Elaine Quehl (Ottawa, Canada)

Michael Radyk (Kutztown, PA)

Wen Redmond (Strafford, NH)

Cheryl Rezendes (Bernardston, MA)

Denise Roberts (Albright, WV)

Karen Schulz (Silver Springs, MD)

Cheri Sheridan (Cortland, NY)

Lura Schwarz Smith (Coarsegold, CA)

Joan Sowada (Gillette WY)

Gerri Spilka (Philadelphia, PA)

Janet Steadman (Langley, WA)

Carol Trice (Dallas, TX)

Yen-Yu Tseng (Hsinchu, Taiwan)

Nelda Warkentin (Phillips, ME)

Ruth White (Ithaca, NY)

Mary Wieser (Victor, NY)

Hope Wilmarth (Drive Spring, TX)

Charlotte Ziebarth (Boulder, CO)