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The Art of the Quilt:
Fiber & Clay

Close-up of vintage African quilt texture.

Saturday, February 3, 2024

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: Free

Noyes Arts Garage
of Stockton University

200 Fairmount Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
directions

Organizer:
African American Heritage Museum of
Southern New Jersey

Event Description

You are invited to a reception for artist/quilter Gloria Gammage Davis, where her quilted art pieces will be on display.

She puts the focus of African American history and culture in her fine art quilt creations. 

Ms. Davis' thought provoking compositions employ the techniques of classic needle artistry but deconstruct the form of the familiar rectangular quilt with the use of organic inclusions, abstract shapes, sculptural forms, embroidered text, and African symbology. 

She uses written and embroidered text, block prints, and colorful African textiles to refine the messages of race and heritage in her artwork.

In addition, her many quilts have been included in the publications "We Are the Story" (2021), and "Black Pioneer Legacy in the American West" (2022).

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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