Today in the ArtZany! Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes photographer Timothy Schacker and storyteller Jean Wakely, the daughter of quilt artist Jewell Wolk.
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Northfield Arts Guild, 304 Division Street, Northfield, MN
Photographs by Timothy Schacker and
The Jewell Wolk Quilt Project presented by Jean Wakely
January 5 – February 4, 2017
Friday, January 6th from 6:30-9:00pm
Light refreshments will be served.
From 6:30-7:00 pm Jean Wakely will present one of the story quilts from The Jewell Wolk Quilt Project created by her mother.
At 7:30 pm there will be Artist Talks
The photographs in this portfolio were taken in churches, synagogues, mosques, and temples over the last 2 decades of travels throughout the world. They share a common theme of reverence and faith. This body of work, which continues to grow and evolve, examines our houses of worship, through a lens of when it was built and how it has served its faithful over time.
The Jewell Wolk Quilt Project is a collection of 11 story quilts by Jewell Wolk (1924-2011) of Cut Bank, Montana. The quilts depict a wide scope of topics from Jewell’s childhood memories, her children’s lives, women’s history and biblical storytelling. Her quilts have traveled extensively, have been widely published and documented, and have been used for many storytelling events. Her daughter, Jean is creating a booklet for each quilt, and presents a portion of the collection in this exhibition.