Art Exhibitions

Life Stories Told Through Quilts: The Quilts of Barbara McCraw

Presented by the Denton Black Film Festival and the Greater Denton Arts Council
Lessie Rose quilt by Barbara McCraw

Lessie Rose Quilt by Barbara McCraw

Patterson-Appleton Arts Center: Gough Gallery
Opening Reception: 6- 8 p.m. Dec. 6 (Thursday)
Exhibition runs Dec. 7, 2018 – Feb. 15, 2019
Cost: Free

Award-winning artist Barbara McCraw is a Master Quilter whose speciality is in telling stories with fabric art. Her pieces have been showcased across North America, Africa and Europe and have celebrated figures such as Nelson Mandela, Bishop Desmond Tutu and the Obamas. Her work is featured in numerous private and public collections, including the Smithsonian, the Denton County African-American museum, the Denton County Courthouse museum, the University of Michigan and North Carolina Central University.