News

2017………………………………………………………………………………..

Sep1 – 24:  17 of Ann’s quilted tapestries will be on display in the Nature Gallery of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, 100 W. Jones St, Raleigh, NC.    http://naturalsciences.org/visit/museum-store/nature-art-gallery

May2 – Jul24:  21 of Ann’s quilted tapestries was on display at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Betty Ray McCain Art Gallery, 2 E. South St, Raleigh, NC 27601. Mon thru Fri 10-5 (enter at the box office) http://www.dukeenergycenterraleigh.com/venue/betty-ray-mccain-art-gallery

Ongoing:  “Interacting Galaxies” is the cover photo for Artistry in Fiber, Wall Art, by Anne Lee and E. Ashley Rooney.  The book will be available at Barnes & Noble stores and its website, and through Amazon. You may also purchase the book by contacting Schiffer Publishing at 610-593-1777.

Mar12 – Apr23:  Ten on Ann’s floral themed pieces were at Westmoreland Congregational Church, 1 Westmoreland Cir, Bethesda, MD 20816

Feb23 – 26: “Scottish Thistles” was at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival in Hampton, VA.

Feb3 – 24:  “Cliffs of the Comet” was in the National Juried Exhibition at the Emporium Center, 100 S. Gay St., Knoxville, TN.

Mar1 – 4: ” A Beautiful Death” was at AQS Daytona, FL.

Dec11 – Feb3: “Japanese Magnolia” was at Lee Hansley Gallery for his My Favorite Things Show.

Ongoing: “Ant Nebula”, “Bully Pulpit” and “NC Botanical Garden” are at Piedmont Craftsmen Gallery, 601 N. Trade St, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

2016………………………………………………………………………………..

Oct13 – 16: “What’s Next” and “M100” were at the Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara, CA.

Sep:  Lee Hansley Gallery moved to Dock 1053,  East Whitaker Mill Road and Atlantic Avenue.  There is lots of parking.

October 6-8 Six pictures of Ann’s Quilts were featured at the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers at Mississippi College in Jackson, Mississippi, October 6-8, 2016. The quilts were part of an original musical composition called “Tappiseries.” The music was written and performed by Dr. Walter Saul of Fresno, California, as the images were shown. The pieces shown were as follows: Overreaching for the Stars, Yes, Money Really Does Grow on Trees, Susanna’s Family Tree, Climate Change, Pluto, and Moth Orchids.

Oct5-8: Scarlett Ohara Peony was at AQS DesMoines, IA.

July27-30: “Cliffs of the Comet” was at AQS Syracuse, NY.

August: Walter Saul performed Quiltings live on piano as his wife Daphne’s video of her sister Ann Harwell’s fabric art was displayed on the screen. The Sauls discussed Quiltings and the creation of the quilt art, music, and video.

Jun1 – Sep4:  “Pluto” was at the Imperial Art Centre in Rocky Mount, NC for their Juried Art Show. www.imperialcentre.org/arts 

May15 – Jul31: “A Beautiful Death” was shown at the 17th Artist as Quiltmaker Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Quilts, Firelands Assoc. for the Visual Arts, Oberlin OH.

Mar16 – 19: “Overreaching for the Stars” was shown at AQS Lancaster PA.

Feb24-27: “Star Forming Region” was shown at AQS Daytona Beach FL.

Feb11-14: “M100, A Subtle Sermon” was shown at AQS Phoenix AZ.

Feb5-26: “Heaven on Earth” was shown at the National Juried Exhibition, Arts and Cultural Alliance in Knoxville TN.

Jan24 – 31: Ann was on The Quilt Show.  It can be seen free here http://thequiltshow.com/watch/show-list/video/latest/show-1802-fearless-quilting-and-fabulous-results?artist_coupon=18020117

They also put up a nice slide show of her work.

2015……………………………………………………………………………………..

Nov22 – Dec28: 20 of Ann’s Astronomy quilts were shown in the gallery areas of the Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ in Bethesda MD.

Aug12 – 15: “Interacting Galaxies” was shown at AQS Grand Rapids MI.

June 21 – August 8: Thirteen of Ann’s pieces were part of an exhibit at Lee Hansley Gallery in Raleigh, NC. The Exhibit was entitled “Looking Skyward.” The pieces on the exhibit include: “Cliffs of the Comet,” “Overreaching for the Stars,” “Heaven on Earth,” “V838 Monocerotis,” “Barred Spiral Galaxy,” “Cary Lazy Daze,” and “Pitcher Plants of the Pocosin.”

June 2015: “Diamond: A Solar Eclipse Sun Quilt” received a Merit award at the Imperial Centre in Rocky Mount NC Juried Art Show.

June 2015: “Interacting Galaxies” is being featured at the American Quilter’s Society Show in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

May1-30: “Eclipse Horizon” was part of the deLIGHTed Exhibit at Piedmont Craftsmen in Winston-Salem, NC.

May15 -September13: “Diamond, a Solar Eclipse” is included in the 58th National Multi-Media Juried Art Exhibition at the Mari V. Howard Arts Center in Rocky Mount, NC.   www.imperialcentre.org/arts

Feb6-28: Three SunQuilts were shown at the National Juried Exhibition, Arts and Cultural Alliance, Knoxville TN.

Feb18: “Overreaching for the Stars” is pictured in the March/April issue of Machine Quilting Unlimited.

Ongoing: “100 Southern Artists” by Ashley Rooney is still available. Ironically, Ann’s cousin Geoff Johnson is on the page following Ann’s page.    http://www.amazon.com/100-Southern-Artists-Ashley-Rooney/dp/076434241X

Ongoing: Ann’s studio has been included in Schiffer Publication Artists’ Homes and Studios by E. Ashley Rooney. http://www.amazon.com/Artists-Homes-Studios-Ashley-Rooney/dp/076434692X

Ongoing: “Starry, Starry Knightdale” will be included in Lark Books, 500 Traditional Quilts.  It is part of the traveling exhibition promoting the book

2014………………………………………………………………………………………..

October 2014: A full-length video featuring Ann’s quilts was presented at Biola University in La Mirada, California, for the Christian Fellowship of Art Music Composers. The music in the video was by her brother-in-law, Dr. Walter Saul.

Summer, 2014: Ann was  reviewed in the Raleigh News and Observer. To read the article about her, click here

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