Give and Take: Education and the Quiltmaker
May 3 - July 8, 2007

Promotional exhibition postcard featuring abstract landscape artwork

Organized by Quilt Surface Design International, Ltd and the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery, Department of Textiles, Clothing & Design, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Give and Take features art quilts by 35 artists working in the U.S. and abroad. This exhibition celebrates the importance of the teacher-student relationship among artists and the contribution of the annual Quilt Surface Design Symposium, which brings together the very best instructors in the art quilt medium with students from around the world for two weeks of workshops and lectures. Each artist featured in Give and Take has been an instructor, a student or both at QSDS.

Featured artists include Heather Allen-Swarttouw (Asheville, NC), Sue Benner (Dallas, TX),  Niki Bonnett (Asheville, NC), Caryl Bryer-Fallert (Paducah, KY), Elizabeth Busch (Glenburn, ME), Hollis Chatelain (Hillsborough, NC), Rosemary Claus-Gray (Doniphan, MO), Georgie Cline (Columbus, OH), Jane Burch Cochran (Rabbit Hash, KY), Nancy Cordry (Federal Way, WA), Rosalie Dace (Durban, South Africa), Debra Danko (Grand Blanc, MI), Eti David (Ramat-Hasharon, Israel), Dorothy Flynn (Columbus, OH), Niza Hoffman (Ramat-Hasharon, Israel), Michael James (Lincoln, NE), Cathy Jeffers (Centerville, OH), Beth Kennedy (Austin, TX), Judy Langille (Glen Ridge, NJ), Denise Linet (Center Harbor, NH), Terrie Hancock Mangat (Valdez, NM), Therese May (San Jose, CA),  Jan Myers-Newbury (Pittsburgh, PA), Rise Nagin (Pittsburgh, PA), Elizabeth Owen (Newcastle, ME), Leslie Rego (Sun Valley, ID), Emily Richardson (Philadelphia, PA), Arturo Sandoval (Lexington, KY), Sally Sellers (Vancouver, WA), Susan Shie (Wooster, OH), Ginny Smith (Arlington, VA), Janet Steadman (Langley, WA), Laura Wasilowski (Elgin, FL), Barbara Webster (Burnsville, NC), and Janet Wildman (Rockville, MD).