* Earth Stories

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There are many stories of hope across the globe. Both individuals and small groups are working on projects that, when added together, make a positive impact on increasing the quality of life on this planet. Earth Stories celebrates the stories of people or projects that enhance the planet, make a significant difference in restoring and/or protecting the environment, increase sustainability and otherwise improve the earth we all occupy.

Twenty-four artists from around the world were chosen to interpret a "story" of their choice, in two quilts each (72x72 and 12x14 inches). The views presented by the artist do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of SAQA or MSU, neither of which endorses any person, project or organization.

Juror: Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi View Statement »

Managing curator: Leni Levenson Wiener View Statement »


Premiere at Michigan State University Museum, May 11 - November 30, 2014
University of Central Missouri Gallery of Art and Design, Warrensburg, Missouri, January 19 - February 28, 2015
Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH, April 23, 2015 through September 6, 2015
San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles November 6, 2015 through February 28, 2016
Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV June 25, 2016 through October 2, 2016
Erie Museum of Art, Erie, PA January 20, 2017 through June 11, 2017 


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Earth Stories mentioned on the On:Sculpt art blog
: ... it turns out the world of art-quilting is much more textured, artistic, and activist than I ever realized.  Furthermore, these quilters aren’t just making a statement, they’re making a difference. (excerpt from article)