Zigzag by Mary Lee Bendolph
Kucera will talk about the quilts of Gee’s Bend, their artists, history, and the art. He has exhibited quilts of Gee’s Bend at his Seattle gallery and will share his personal and professional knowledge with the audience in this intimate tour.
He has loaned several pieces and unique aquatints for the exhibition, Conversations With Gee’s Bend at the art museum from May 25 – September 3.
Considered to be the most important African-American cultural contribution to the history of art in the US, the Quilts of Gee’s Bend are “moving, powerful and Abstract Masterpieces.” Several artists across many mediums have been invited to express their own dialogue with the women and work of Gee’s Bend.
Location: San Juan Islands Museum of Art, 540 Spring Street, Friday Harbor
Date and Time: Wednesday, June 13th from 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Members are free; $10 admission to all exhibitions and the talk.