News for 2011-2012

SegoQuilt events in 2011-2012

  • October 23 - December 13, 2012: Exhibition in the chapel and textile creation workshop with high school students of the Collège de la Barre (Angers).
Création des élèves de quatrième {JPEG} Exposition dans la chapelle du collège Saint Jean de la Barre {JPEG}
  • October 13-14, 2012: Exhibition "Arts in the Country" with Mary Vigor in Cheviré-le-Rouge.
Les Arts à la Campagne (chez Mary Vigor) {JPEG} Mary Vigor et Ségolène Diamant-Berger {JPEG} Les Arts à la Campagne (chez Mary Vigor) {JPEG}
  • June 11, 2012: The exhibit "Art & Spirituality: Contemporary christian perspective" organized by the Reformed Church and Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Angers continues until June 17. Here is a short movie made during the opening ceremony.
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"Art & Spiritualité" dans l’église Saint Joseph
Champ (A. Barthélemy), Croix de lumière (St Joseph), Trélazé (S. Diamant-Berger)
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"Art & Spiritualité" dans l’église Saint Joseph
Champ (A. Barthélemy), Déconstruction (A. Topart), Sapinta (MJ Chéret)
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"Art & Spiritualité" dans le temple d’Angers
Ange de l’apocalypse (P. Menouha), Passage de la Mer Morte (JP Logerais), Gethsémani (I. Launay), Peuples du monde (S. Diamant-Berger)
  • April 30, 2011: Publication on this site of the translation of Sandra Sider’s article about "Contemporary Art Quilt in France". The works presented include:
"Vagues" par Dominique Arlot (Lyon) {JPEG} "Le grand passage" par Ségolène Diamant-Berger (Cornillé-les-Caves) {JPEG} "La cinquième saison" par Ina-Georgeta Statescu (Noisy-le-Grand) {JPEG}
  • March 21, 2011: The two panels of "Peoples of the World" have been reinstalled in the church, to be presented to visitors from the West region on March 26.
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  • March 8-11, 2011: Marie Morin came for a few days to learn how to use the Gammill quilting machine with the QBOT. She was delighted, and went back with one quilt "Etoiles plumetées" completed during her visit.
  • February 22, 2011: An article on "Contemporary Quilt Art in France" has appeared in Quilters Newsletter n° 420 (February/March 2011). A translation in French is under preparation, and it will be published on this site in May.
  • January 24, 2011: After a long silence during the Christmas and New Year vacation, extended for family activities in January, I am back at work on the machine, and on new projects. The two panels of "Peoples of the World" have been removed from the Church, and they will reappear sometime in the spring...

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