Fabric from Photos: The Forest Project

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March 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Asbury Methodist Church
205 S Main St
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
$15/members, $20/non-members, plus $10 boxed lunch
Rosalyn McCray

Who:  Dawn Flores, Richmond resident, art teacher, faculty at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and creative director of The Forest Project

What:  Fabric from Photos: The Forest Project (first lecture in the 2017 Christopher C. Grandle Lecture Series at the Virginia Quilt Museum)

When:  Saturday, March 25, 2017, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Where:  Asbury Methodist Church (next door to VQM)


$15/members, $20/non-members, plus $10 boxed lunch


A companion Event to “P’s and Q’s” by Fiber Art Virginia (photography and printmaking exhibit)

10:00 – Hear Dawn’s story about artists’ photographic documentation of a 60-acre urban forest before it was clear-cut for development, and the fabric created from the photographs now being used in quilts to commemorate what was lost

12 Noon – lunch and a Show and Tell of fabric samples and projects

Afternoon – Curator Jill Jensen will guide a tour of her “P’s and Q’s” exhibit at the Museum, featuring several quilts using similar photography-based fabric



The Virginia Quilt Museum was founded in 1995 and exists to celebrate and nurture quilting in Virginia.  The Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization funded solely through private donations, memberships, and revenue from admissions and museum shop sales. The Virginia Quilt Museum receives no federal or state funding.