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From May 19 through September 19, 2014, visit the RCAH LookOut! Art Gallery for Color Wheel of Emotions and Mapping Memories: Michigan, two studio art quilt exhibitions presenting work by members of Studio Art Quilt Associates.
The LookOut! is open Monday through Friday, 12 to 2 p.m.
Beyond the daily LookOut! Art Gallery hours, visit Color Wheel of Emotions and Mapping Memories: Michigan during the following special events:
Juror: Terry Waldron
Managing Curator: Carol R. Eaton
Cultures around the world universally associate colors with emotions. Anthropologists and businesses study the role colors play. Color Wheel of Emotions is filled with art that uses color to evoke a mood, a feeling or a sense of emotion.
Juror: Carol Ann Waugh
Managing Curators: Chris Worland and Cheryl Dineen Ferrin
We live in a unique place on the planet. Michigan has 2,147 miles of shoreline around both the lower and upper peninsulas--more than the Atlantic Coast of the United States. And while tourism is a significant part of the Michigan lifestyle, manufacturing has played a tremendous role in the development of the state.
Our memories mark situations in time that stick with us for a special reason. So often these memories are based in a place. Where have your memories been created, why are these memories so significant? This exhibition is an opportunity for the artist to reflect on their experiences in our fair state and bring them to life in the form of a biographical map.
Color Wheel of Emotions and Mapping Memories: Michigan are part of a series of quilt exhibits on the Michigan State University campus during the summer and fall months of 2014. Also on display are the following exhibits:
Earth Stories at the Michigan State University Museum, May 16 - November 26: This exhibit presents work by members of Studio Art Quilt Associates and 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.
Ralli Quilts at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, April 25 - August 31: Vibrant, beautiful quilts, known as ralli in their native lands of southern Pakistan and western India, create dialogs of cultural pride and community identity. Learn about the connection between the tradition of quilt making and the quilters themselves, and see stunning examples from the MSU Museum's world-renowned quilt collection.