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Studio Art Quilt Associate’s Floridian Flavors: Characters, Culture + Cuisine – A Virtual Reception

Friday, April 30th, 2021

6:00 – 7:00pm

 

Join us for the Virtual Opening Reception for the Studio Art Quilt Associate’s exhibition of Floridian Flavors: Characters, Culture, and Cuisine. Executive Director of SAQA, Martha Sielman will join LRMA Director Teresa Wilkins, Ph.D. and LRMA Curator Christine Renc-Carter as we celebrate all that makes Florida unique and the incredible textile artists who share that vision.

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Florida Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) members, artists who create textile works using a variety of art-making methods, were invited to submit their interpretation of the exhibit theme: Floridian Flavors: Characters, Culture, and Cuisine.

Floridians are proud of our state’s diversity and inclusion. People in Florida come from all over the globe and all walks of life. We have astronauts, mermaids, cowboys, pirates, princesses, and pioneers. This collection of juried art quilts celebrates the rich and varied cultures, clothing, food, holidays, languages, history, and customs of our inhabitants, visitors, and even the rare individuals who are Florida-born and lifelong residents.

 

Image Credit: Susan Rienzo, Florida Spirits, 2020, fiber, 32 x 31 ¼ in.

Interactive Gallery

Modern art comes to life in this hands-on creative space. Visitors enhance their understanding of this often-challenging art genre with interactive activities designed for all ages. Here you’ll find a full-size reproduction of Pablo Picasso’s (Spanish, 1881-1973) Guernica, the only one of its kind!

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