Quilt Art: Dialogues at Kirkcudbright Galleries shows how practitioners of the medium are extending the boundaries of quilting to achieve wider recognition of it as an art form. Quilt Art is a group of professional artists from Britain, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands and America. A number of members also work in the field of mixed media. The exhibition is curated by the British Quilt historian and academic Dr Sue Marks and members of the group.
Founded in 1985, Quilt Art aims to extend the boundaries of quilting as an artistic medium and achieve wider recognition of the quilt as an art form. A number of members are also working in the field of mixed media. The group holds regular touring exhibitions in Britain and Europe and has also exhibited in Japan and Canada.
Quilt Art strives to maintain its unique reputation for integrity of expression and quality of craftsmanship. Each member brings a distinctive approach and the work is diverse, dynamic and sometimes challenging.
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