Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt
September 22, 2017 – January 7, 2018
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
Friday, September 22, 5:30 – 8:00 PM
The evening will also feature the opening of For Hire: Contemporary Sign Painting in America and open studios by the current resident artists.
Hours & Admission
Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, and Sunday, 12 – 5 PM. Summer Hours: Closed Sundays, July 4th – Labor Day. Holidays: Closed Easter, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Admission is free.
(HOUSTON, TX) June 23, 2017 — This fall, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) presents Storyline: The Contemporary Quilt, a survey that highlights the spectrum of contemporary quilt-making techniques and traditions. As living artifacts that change over time, historically, quilts have depicted personal histories and fostered community-building throughout many different cultures. Storyline brings together a diverse selection of quilters, including Kathryn Clark, Carolyn Mazloomi, Aaron McIntosh, and Anna Von Mertens, who utilize various techniques, patterns, and materials to document their stories as well as comment on broader cultural narratives. Each artist uses the language of fiber to capture the unique content of his or her work. Continue Reading »