The designer Ron Norsworthy explores his own experiences of marginalization in his textiles, installations and quilts.
From Birmingham to Gee’s Bend, the Souls Grown Deep Foundation is directly investing in Alabama communities where artists and quilters live, work — and struggle.
Take a road trip in the Midwest to see a homegrown art form that creatively combines aspects of Americana.
Making things — masks, quilts, ceramics, mandalas — was a practical and sometimes political response to the moment.
The Alabama artist and musician has arrived at a career milestone, with two exhibitions in the Hamptons and a gallery to map his future.
With a new take on timeless crafts and an ethos of reduce, reuse and recycle, designers across the spectrum are looking to patch things up.
Members of the national Women of Color Quilters Network draw on personal experiences of injustice, turning their needlework into symbols of liberation, resistance and empowerment.
Old patchwork blankets are getting new life as garments. But some preservationists cringe at ripping up heirlooms for fickle fashion.
“You don’t have to follow the norms,” says this artist who makes wrenching sculptures transformed by gunfire and radically altered heirloom quilts. A studio visit sheds light on his personal journey.
Tom Rauffenbart had resolved to create a tribute to his partner, the artist David Wojnarowicz. A sewing circle of women took up the cause for both men, stitching through lockdown.