More National Park Quilts

  I didn't photograph all the quilts, but here's a good sampling. The entire exhibit will leave Illinois July 4th to go home to VA. Click on the photos for title and artist.   The landscapes are my favorites. The white Yosemite waterfall shimmers in the light. The photo can't do it justice.   Love … Continue reading More National Park Quilts

National Park Quilts

Each of the 177 quilts featured in the traveling exhibit were created by volunteers, mostly from Virginia, who chose their favorite parks, their subject, and the way to interpret either the landscape, the flora, or the fauna. The tropical colors used for the Florida and Virgin Island quilts are so vivid.   The whimsical armadillos … Continue reading National Park Quilts

Death Valley Quilts

The National Parks Art Quilt exhibit is an exciting display of talent. Each of the four exhibit sites in Will County have had good attendance with people coming from all over, including out of state, to view the quilts. We've had quilts lovers, hikers, national park lovers, the curious, and husbands being dragged along.   … Continue reading Death Valley Quilts

Grand Canyon Quilts

The National Park Art Quilt traveling exhibit visits Will County, Illinois all during June. They're fabulous. Today I drove out to Channahon's Environmental Learning Center to view 30-40 additional quilts. I sought out the three Grand Canyon quilts, because I've backpacked across the Grand Canyon and then was inspired to write a mystery novel about … Continue reading Grand Canyon Quilts

National Park Art Quilts

To celebrate our fabulous national parks, women across the country created amazing art quilts depicting landscapes, flora, or fauna from each park. (see photos below) The exhibit of 177 quilts is traveling the country. For the month of June it is in my neck of the woods, Will County, Illinois, at four different forest preserve … Continue reading National Park Art Quilts