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Karen-American Celebrations

2013 Exhibition
Sheldon Art Museum, Lincoln, NE

Four of the eager, young Karen-American quilters. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
The Lincoln group leaders: Susan Hertzler, John Sorensen, Peggie Hartwell, Ruth Kupfer Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Quilters & students gather for the workshop. Courtesy Ruth Kupfer, Lincoln Quilt Coordinator
Ruth Kupfer helps Karen mother show off traditional woven fabric. Courtesy Ruth Kupfer, Lincoln Quilt Coordinator
Sandra Anderson & Ruth Kupfer hold up a quilt example. Courtesy Ruth Kupfer, Lincoln Quilt Coordinator
Quilter Becky Haynes shows Suan Khual a sewing technique. Courtesy Ruth Kupfer, Lincoln Quilt Coordinator
Young quilters concentrate on sewing. Courtesy Ruth Kupfer, Lincoln Quilt Coordinator
Quilter Pat Gormley watches Quilter Phyllis Higley offers advice to Phre Meh. Courtesy Ruth Kupfer, Lincoln Quilt Coordinator
Young quilters sketching. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Hard at work on the blocks. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Quilters working hard at the Sheldon Art Museum. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
The quilting team enjoys sewing outside. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Eh Tee Day’s Memories sketch compared to the pieced block. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Paw Say’s Memories sketch compared to the pieced block. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Paw Say’s Dreams sketch compared to the pieced block. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Paw Spai Moo’s initial stories & sketches, with a revised Memories sketch. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Paw Spai Moo’s Dreams & Memories blocks. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
The quilting team organizes the blocks. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Some of the young quilters’ mothers weave a border for the quilt. Courtesy Peggie Hartwell
Peggie Hartwell admires beautiful Karen weaving. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
The team of young Karen-American quilters at Sheldon Art Museum. Courtesy Ruth Kupfer, Lincoln Quilt Coordinator
The Karen-American Quilt unveiled at Sheldon Art Museum. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
A closer shot of the quilt. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
Even closer. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
The celebration’s audience. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
TQC Project Director John Sorensen introduces the quilt. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
TQC Project Director John Sorensen hands the mic to Mu Wah, one of the student quilters. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
Quilt Coordinator Ruth Kupfer & Artistic Adviser Peggie Hartwell honor Moo Taw with a certificate. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
An audience member admires the quilt with beaming quilter Eh Tee Day. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
Traditional Karen dance. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
Traditional Karen dance. Courtesy Christine Lesiak
Traditional Karen dance. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Traditional Karen dance. Courtesy Susan Hertzler, Lincoln H.S.
Quilt on display at Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA) in Kearney, NE. Courtesy Leslie Levy, International Quilt Study Center & Museum

 

2014 Exhibition
Josyln Art Museum, Omaha, NE

Traditional quilters help young quilters with their appliqué pieces. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
Working on the quilt blocks. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
Examining the backing of a quilt. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
Karen-American Quilt at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris
A tighter shot of the quilt. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
The young Karen-American quilters in front of their quilt. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
The audience examines the quilt. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
Maranda Allbritten, Joslyn's Community Outreach Director (center), poses with some of the proud quilters by the fountain in Joslyn Art Museum. Courtesy Joslyn Art Museum
Pointing out a detail. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris
Young and old alike admire the quilt. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris
TQC Project Director John Sorensen mixes with the Joslyn audience. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris
Traditional Karen singing. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris
Traditional Karen singing. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris
Traditional Karen dancing. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris
A plaque with an overview of the project. Courtesy Grand Island Community Foundation, Photo by Tammy Morris

 

Newcomers Quilt Program

For background on this Grand Island Public Schools project, visit the About Us / TQC Projects page on our site.

Newcomers Quilt Exhibitions

Newcomers teacher Tracy Morrow arranges students Jorge, Jonathan, and Jesus to help illustrate the idea of patterns during science class. Property of The Grand Island Independent http://theindependent.com
2009-2010 Newcomers Quilt. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2010-2011 Newcomers Quilt. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2011-2012 Newcomers Quilt. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2012-2013 Newcomers Quilt. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2012-2013 Memories by Samantha and Keila. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2012-2013 Memories by Mohamed and Frank. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2012-2013 Memories by Anthony. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2012-2013 Dreams & Memories by Klae Mu. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2013-2014 Newcomers Quilt & Nebraska State Fair First Place Blue Ribbon. Courtesy Tracy Morrow
2016 Newcomers Quilt & Nebraska State Fair Second Place Red Ribbon. Courtesy Tracy Morrow

Denver Exhibition

Grantmakers for Education, 2016

Denver Exhibition - Grantmakers for Education, 2016
Denver Exhibition - Grantmakers for Education, 2016
Denver Exhibition - Grantmakers for Education, 2016
Denver Exhibition - Grantmakers for Education, 2016
Denver Exhibition - Grantmakers for Education, 2016
Denver Exhibition - Grantmakers for Education, 2016

Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House

2017 Workshop
International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln, NE
Photographs by Susan Hertzler
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House
Lincoln Public Schools at Quilt House

For images of the Sudanese-American Celebration, visit The Documentary / Photo Galleries page on our site.