Aullwood Art Quilt Exhibit now on display


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The quilt ‘Not a Step Closer’ by Melani Brewer.


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‘On the Outside Looking In’ quilt by Susan Schaller.


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‘Vanda Sheep Orchid’ quilt by Barbara McKie.


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A quilt entitled ‘Watch Your Step’ by Deb Bentley.


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BUTLER TWP. — Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm and the Miami Valley Art Quilt Network are delighted to present its 25th Annual Art Quilt Exhibit ‘Spots, Stripes & Shapes in Nature’ which will be on display from September 21 through November 4.

From ladybugs to mushrooms, zebras to birch trees, stingrays to oak leaves, the colors catch our eye and the shapes stimulate our imaginations. We may be fascinated by the design, but in nature, these markings may make the difference between life and death. They can lure, repel, expose or protect. Will your color attract a mate? Will your design trap tonight’s dinner?

Art quilts may be abstract or representational, whimsical or thought provoking, hand or machine-quilted and use any type of fabric. The imagination of these artists is boundless.

Juror Amy Deal, a resident of Dayton, is an award-winning fine artists and freelance visual communicator who has worked in many media situations, from lead designer/ art director to facilitator of intergenerational group art projects.

A reception for the artists will be held on Sunday, October 1 from 2 – 4 p.m. All are welcome.

General admission is $5/adult and $3/child. Members of Friends of Aullwood and National Audubon Society are admitted free. Call (937) 890-7360 for more information. Read more on Aullwood’s website: www.aullwood.org

The quilt ‘Not a Step Closer’ by Melani Brewer.
http://www.englewoodindependent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2017/09/web1_Not_A_Step_Closer-Melani_Brewer.jpgThe quilt ‘Not a Step Closer’ by Melani Brewer. Contributed photo

‘On the Outside Looking In’ quilt by Susan Schaller.
http://www.englewoodindependent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2017/09/web1_On_The_Outside_Looking_In-Susan_Schaller.jpg‘On the Outside Looking In’ quilt by Susan Schaller. Contributed photo

‘Vanda Sheep Orchid’ quilt by Barbara McKie.
http://www.englewoodindependent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2017/09/web1_Vanda_Sheep_Orchid-Barbara_McKie.jpg‘Vanda Sheep Orchid’ quilt by Barbara McKie. Contributed photo

A quilt entitled ‘Watch Your Step’ by Deb Bentley.
http://www.englewoodindependent.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2017/09/web1_Watch_Your_Step-Deb_Bentley.jpgA quilt entitled ‘Watch Your Step’ by Deb Bentley. Contributed photo

Staff Report

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, an Audubon Center for environmental education and sustainable agriculture, provides activities that increase understanding and preservation of the planet by children and adults through education, research and recreation.

Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, an Audubon Center for environmental education and sustainable agriculture, provides activities that increase understanding and preservation of the planet by children and adults through education, research and recreation.