This installation features eight charm quilts, a type of scrap quilt made with left-over or recycled fabrics. The goal of a charm quilt is to have no matching pieces of fabric, and quilters would trade with one another in order to gather unique samples. Charm quilts are constructed with templates of geometric shapes— triangles and… READ MORE
Founded in San Diego in 1947, the Allied Craftsmen have been a significant community of mutual support and inspiration, many of whose earliest members are featured in the Museum’s past exhibition SAN DIEGO’S CRAFT REVOLUTION – From Post War Modern to California Design.
From woven mats to high-tech contemporary designs, this exhibition will reveal the never-ending quest to seat people comfortably, appropriately, and fashionably. Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection and from other institutional and private collections, the exhibition will present wide-ranging examples of seating from many periods and cultures.
C. Carl Jennings, California Artist-Blacksmith
This exhibition will feature large forged works including gates, headboards, chandeliers, and free-standing sculpture of by C. Carl Jennings.
Steven and William Ladd are brothers who work with beads, fabric and boxes in developing labor intensive, meticulous and abstract work that expresses their shared memories of family life in Missouri.