Thirty quilts from the eleventh Quilt National Collection will be on display at the Riffe Gallery November 2, 2000, through January 7, 2001. This exhibition is produced and circulated by the Dairy Barn Southeastern Ohio Cultural Arts Center in Athens. Quilt National '99 is a juried international exhibition of the work of innovative contemporary quiltmakers that showcases transformations in the world of quilting. The works in Quilt National '99 were chosen from more than 1,320 entries submitted by nearly 640 artists in 27 states and 13 countries. Every work in the exhibition had to fulfill several criteria including mastery of technique, overall design and concept. Quilts were chosen for their depth of style, content, technique and emotion.
Featured artists include Ann Adams (San Antonio, TX), B.J. Adams (Washington, D.C.), Sandra Altenberg (Seattle, WA), Faye Anderson (Boulder, CO), Elizabeth Brimelow (Cheshire, UK), Nancy Crow (Baltimore, OH), Jutta Farringer (Cape Town, S.AFRICA), Linda Gass (Los Altos, CA), Marjorie Hoetzel (St. Louis, MO), Donna Leigh Jackins (Birmingham, AL), Janis Jagodzinski (Baltimore, MD), John Lefelhocz (Athens, OH), Debra Lunn and Michael Mrowka (Lancaster, OH), Eleanor McCain (Shalimar, FL), Judy McDermott (Thornleigh, Australia), Ann Stamm Merrell (Cupertino, CA), Dominoe Nash (Bethesda, MD), Sara Nissim (Ramat-Gam, Israel), Emily Parson (St.Charles, IL), Judith Perry (Wilmette, IL), Yasuko Saito (Tokyo, Japan), Connie Scheele (Houston, TX), Ann Schroeder (Jamaica Plain, MA) ,Barbara Schulman (Kutztown, PA) ,Susan Shie and James Acord (Wooster, OH), Fran Skiles (Plantation, FL), Carol Taylor (Pittsford, NY), Odette Tolksdorf (Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa), Anna Torma (Hamilton, Canada) , and Marie Wohadlo (Chicago, IL).