QUILTINGDaurene Lewis and her ancestor Rose Fortune were leaders in their communities. Their relationship to textile arts are tied to their unique history.
Above: Antique blue and white Cherry Basket Quilt. Image use courtesy of Cindy’s Antique Quilts.
In Conversation, Quilting, Andrea Tsang Jackson
SECONDARY PATTERN: BASKET
In Conversation, Quilt design with “X” as a secondary element, Andrea Tsang Jackson.
The family of Daurene Lewis granted Andrea permission to tell their story in this way.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Andrea Tsang Jackson is a Canadian-born visual artist of Chinese descent based in Kjipuktuk / Halifax, Nova Scotia. Her work takes the traditional craft medium of quilting and applies it to a contemporary context.
This project is possible with the participation of many people who offered their time, knowledge, and collaboration.