The Wall Street Journal just posted a piece on traveling the summer “quilt circuit” with all definitions of the word included. That’s right, you read it correctly, The Wall Street Journal. Stops Along the Summer Quilt Trail: Major shows highlight the latest work in a booming medium by Meg Cox profiles several types of quilt events across the country.
According an April, 2008 article by Julia Pfaff in Quilters’ Newsletter, one in 12 Americans quilts. The most famous and prestigious American exhibition of contemporary art quilts, Quilt National ’09 just opened at the Dairy Barn in Athens, Ohio. It’s one of the exhibits profiled in The Wall Street Journal. (My work was not accepted this time, but I did participate in the last exhibition, and my piece “A Momentary Place” recently sold after touring.)