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ADVANCING THE ARTS ACROSS MARYLAND

RESPECTING HUMANITY: extended through MAR 18, 2011

RESPECTING HUMANITY: extended through MAR 18, 2011

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September 29, 2010News

 An exhibition of quilts by Joan Gaither is on view at the Maryland State Arts Council/James Backas Gallery through February 11, 2011. Dr. Gaither’s quilts tell stories and incorporate a variety of materials into her mixed media quilts. Many of the stories are biographical or tributes to people. She addresses personal and social topics focusing on identity, choices, and layers of meaning. The artist uses quilting techniques to engage others in thinking about social issues and to cause viewers to examine their own lives and experiences for evidence of social injustice

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