Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles will host “Material Ways,” an exhibit of art quilts created
by Illinois and Wisconsin regional members of the Studio Art Quilters Alliance (www.saqa.com). The show will take place in Fine Line’s Kavanagh Gallery from January 8 – February 19, 2011 with the opening reception scheduled for Saturday, January 8th from 1:30pm – 4pm. Gallery hours are Monday through Sunday from 10am until 5pm.
Art quilts to be featured are contemporary, one of a kind, pieces created by artists working with their own hand-dyed, painted and embellished fabrics. Each quilt reflects personal experiences of everyday life and the beauty of the natural world. Local artists represented in this show are Laura Wasilowski and Frieda Anderson of Elgin, BJ Parady of Batavia and Stephanie Nordlin of Poplar Grove.
Fine Line Creative Arts Center is an educational center devoted to helping individuals nurture their creative energies. It provides year-round classes in a wide range of media including weaving, knitting, crochet, machine knitting, dyeing, jewelry, glass, blacksmithing, pottery, painting, drawing, printmaking and papermaking. Visit www.fineline.org for more information.