Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Exhibitions

  • And Still We Rise
  • 08-Jul-2017 - 17-Sep-2017
  • Gallery 315 and Gallery 316, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Works
Events
Description
Cathy Williams–Buffalo Girl
  • Allyson Allen
  • Cathy Williams–Buffalo Girl, 2012
  • cotton fabric, velvet, satin, African prints, ethnic prints, glass beads, fabric yo-yos, buttons, metal chain, leather, jewelry findings, silver rayon thread, gold cording, insetting, thread drawing, hand appliqué, machine appliqué, hand quilting, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.050
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Juneteenth
  • Renee Allen
  • Juneteenth, 2012
  • cotton fabric, cotton thread, acrylic paint, colored pencil, machine appliqué, hand painting, hand-drawn appliqué, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.049
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Life Scene
  • Gwendolyn Aqui
  • Life Scene, 2012
  • cotton fabric, synthetic fabric, cotton batting, silk thread, acrylic paint, gel medium, newsprint, felt, buttons, collage, embroidery, hand quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.044
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
We Hid in the Woods and Swamps
Ebony and Ivory: A Remembrance
  • Carol Beck
  • Ebony and Ivory: A Remembrance, 2010
  • printed cotton fabric, puff paint, beads, thread painting, computer photo printing, hand piecing, machine piecing, hand quilting, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.045
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
In Memory of Jesse
  • Julius J. Bremer
  • In Memory of Jesse, 2012
  • cotton fabric, acrylic paint, hand painting, fusing, free-motion machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.063
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Lest We Forget: Tribute to James Cameron (Homage to a Great Teacher)
"42" Dedicated to Jackie Robinson
I Know Why the Caged Bird Beats His Wings
The Beginning of Social Justice
  • Cynthia H. Catlin
  • The Beginning of Social Justice, 2012
  • hand-dyed cotton fabric, suede, wool batting, metallic thread, rayon thread, machine appliqué, machine quilting, free-motion machine quilting, embroidery
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.080
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
The Advocate
  • Rachel D.K. Clark
  • The Advocate, 2012
  • cotton fabric, cotton batting, machine piecing, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.073
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Her Heart Was in the Clouds
  • Marion Coleman
  • Her Heart Was in the Clouds, 2012
  • photo transfer, found objects, fiber collage, fusing, poetry, cotton fabric, polyester, wool, thread, photo transferal, machine quilting, machine appliqué
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.059
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
20 and Odd
  • Carolyn Crump
  • 20 and Odd, 2012
  • cotton fabric, felt batting, cotton thread, acrylic, dye, colored pencil, three-dimensional paint, wood, tulle, cotton cord, fabric manipulation, hand painting, printing, appliqué, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.036
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Invisible Man
  • Kelly D. Davis
  • Invisible Man, 2012
  • organza, acrylic paint, cotton batting, collage, hand painting, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.086
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
A Medal for Crispus Attucks and Revolutionary Heroes
  • Jakki Dukes
  • A Medal for Crispus Attucks and Revolutionary Heroes, 2012
  • cotton fabric, cotton metallic thread, canvas, wool, felt, polyester, ink-jet printed image, acrylic paint, ribbon, plastic, buttons, needlepoint, embroidery, hand appliqué, piecing, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.039
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
John Brown's Raiders
  • Jakki Dukes
  • John Brown's Raiders, 2012
  • cotton fabric, ink-jet print images, fabric paint, metallic thread, synthetic thread, metal mesh chains, cotton stuffing, piecing, appliqué, stencil painting, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.047
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Shirley Chisholm: Unbought and Unbossed
Amistad: A Supreme Court Decision
  • Marjorie Diggs Freeman
  • Amistad: A Supreme Court Decision, 2012
  • commercial cotton fabric, African cotton fabric, cotton batting, cotton cord, grosgrain ribbon, photo transfer, shackles of metal chains and half-beads, photo transferal, hand appliqué, machine appliqué, machine quilting by Nancy Cash
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.043
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Freedom Riders: Spring and Summer 1961
  • Marjorie Diggs Freeman
  • Freedom Riders: Spring and Summer 1961, 2012
  • commercial cotton fabric, African cotton fabric, photo transfer, cotton batting, cotton cord, grosgrain ribbon, photo transferal, ink drawing, colored-pencil drawing, hand appliqué, machine quilting by Nancy Cash
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.072
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Mammy's Golden Legacy
  • Laura R. Gadson
  • Mammy's Golden Legacy, 2012
  • cotton fabric, acrylic paint, buttons, beads, cotton batting, appliqué, embroidery, hand painting, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.064
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
In Vogue–The Harlem Renaissance
  • Linda Gray
  • In Vogue–The Harlem Renaissance, 2012
  • cotton fabric, Tsukineko ink, cotton batting, metallic thread, polyester thread, stenciled text, machine piecing, appliqué, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.058
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
The Ascension
  • Linda Gray
  • The Ascension, 2008
  • hand-dyed cotton fabric, embroidery lettering, paint, cotton batting, metallic thread, polyester thread, painting, appliqué, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.077
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
My Foundation
  • Myrah Brown Green
  • My Foundation, 2012–2013
  • cotton fabric, machine piecing, appliqué, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.067
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Lucy Terry Prince: The Griot's Voice
  • Peggie Hartwell
  • Lucy Terry Prince: The Griot's Voice, 2012
  • cotton fabric, cotton batting, cotton thread, nylon thread, hand appliqué, machine appliqué, machine embroidery, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.038
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Smarter than a 5th Grader
  • Charlotte Hunter
  • Smarter than a 5th Grader, 2013
  • commercial cotton fabric, metallic trim, beads, found objects, machine appliqué, machine quilting
  • Not on display
  • EL2017.082
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection