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April 9, 2016 – Cunningham Children’s Home Benefit, Urbana, IL

Posted by ewquilts on March 1, 2016 in Speaking Engagements |

 I have been invited to be the guest speaker for this year’s Festival of Quilts, a fundraising event for Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana, IL.  I will be presenting my 25 min video “A Piece of Me” followed by a question/answer period during which I will show three of my quilts.  Talks will be […]

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April 14, 2015, “Art Quilts of the Midwest” book talk; Iowa City Public Library, Iowa City, IA

Posted by ewquilts on March 31, 2015 in Speaking Engagements |

  Tuesday, April 14 7:00-8:30PM Iowa City Public LibraryMeeting Room A (1st floor) 123 S. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA Art Quilts of the Midwest author Linzee Kull McCray, foreword contributor and fiber artist Astrid Bennett and I will each participate in this Prairie Lights bookstore-sponsored event.  Linzee will talk about the genesis of the book, as well as featured artists’ […]

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March 27, 2015 – “Art Quilts of the Midwest” book launch & signing event, Home Ec Workshop, Iowa City, IA

Posted by ewquilts on February 28, 2015 in Publications, Speaking Engagements |

Friday, March 27 @ 6:00P Home Ec Workshop 207 N. Linn Street, Iowa City, IA Author Linzee Kull McCray and I officially launch her new book  “Art Quilts of the Midwest” at this meet-n-greet and book signing event.   The evening will also include a screening of my video “A Piece of Me.” Artist List:Marilyn […]

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February 23, 2015 – Eastern Iowa Heirloom Quilt Guild, Marion, IA

Posted by ewquilts on December 3, 2014 in Speaking Engagements |

American Legion Building625 31st StreetMarion, IA Morning meeting: 9:00AM; “A Piece of Me” presentation at 10:00AMEvening meeting: 7:00PM; “A Piece of Me” presentation at 8:00PM

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September 18, 2014, A Piece of Me; St Ambrose Buzz

Posted by ewquilts on September 23, 2014 in Exhibits, Publications, Speaking Engagements |

Unique forms of art on display at Catich by The Buzz staff writer Brooke Schelly Hanging on the walls of St. Ambrose University’s Catich Gallery are pieces that are not typical pieces of art.  These pieces are not comprised of brush strokes or captured by a camera.  They don’t display well in frames or require […]

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September 10-October 24, 2014, A Piece of Me; Catich Gallery, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

Posted by ewquilts on July 6, 2014 in Exhibits, Speaking Engagements | 3 Comments

   With Allison Filley, St Ambrose Art Department staff Without our connection, this exhibit would not have happened! With fellow exhibiting artist, Brian Borchardt      Thanks to the Catich Gallery former and present staff (Leslie, Kristin, Joseph and Kat) and student (Catherine) for making the installation of “A Piece of Me” such […]

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June 19, 2014 – Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Galesburg, IL

Posted by ewquilts on January 1, 2014 in Speaking Engagements |

7:00PM – “A Piece of Me” iMovie with Q&A session/trunk showGalesburg Christian School, 746 Hawkinson Avenue, Galesburg, IL 61401.(Rescheduled from FEB 21, 2013).

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January 18, 2014, The Sum of Many Parts: 25 Quiltmakers in 21st-Century America; Iowa State Historical Museum, Des Moines, IA

Posted by ewquilts on December 16, 2013 in Exhibits, Speaking Engagements, Video |

2:00PM – Please join me for a gallery talk in conjunction with The Sum of Many Parts exhibit.  The presentation will feature my video, A Piece of Me, a Q&A session, and the quilt I’m currently making with the lao bu (handwoven, indigo-dyed fabric) brought back from my trip to Shanghai (September, 2012).  Here is a […]

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August 6, 2013 – Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild, Quad Cities (Davenport, IA; Bettendorf IA; Rock Island, IL; Moline, IL)

Posted by ewquilts on January 13, 2013 in Speaking Engagements |

1:00PM – “The Road Home” presentation with Q&A session/trunk show7:00PM – “A Piece of Me” iMovie (debut presentation!) with Q&A session/trunk showFirst Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave, Moline, IL

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February 21, 2013 – Piecemakers Quilt Guild, Galesburg, IL

Posted by ewquilts on January 13, 2013 in Speaking Engagements |

7:00PM – “The Road Home” presentation with Q&A session/trunk showCalvary Assembly of God, 432 North Linwood Road, Galesburg, IL 61401 Regrettably, I had to cancel this engangement due to winter storm warnings in both Iowa and Illinois.  RESCHEDULED: THU JUN 19, 2014!!!

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