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CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Division of Culture and History invites all West Virginia quilters to enter the 2015 Quilts and Wall Hangings Exhibition.

Mailed entries for the 2015 quilt exhibition will be accepted at the Culture Center from April 10 through April 24. Hand-delivered entries must be received on April 16 and 17 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. unless other arrangements have been made. Quilts that are selected for show will be on display May 22 until Sept. 12. There will be a quilting workshop on May 8. More information on the workshop will be announced in March.

Handmade and machine-made quilts by West Virginia residents are eligible for the exhibition. First- ($750), second- ($400), and third-place ($300) awards will be given for pieced quilts, appliqued quilts, quilts made with mixed/other media, and wall hangings. The division will provide Purchase Awards for one quilt and one wall hanging which will be added to the West Virginia State Museum collection.

A complete list of winners and exhibitors from the 2014 Quilts and Wall Hangings Exhibition is attached. High resolution photographs are available at http://wvculture.zenfolio.com/p217559490. Click on the individual quilts you are interested in and the caption will appear below the image.

The prospectus and entry information for the 2015 Quilts and Wall Hangings Juried Exhibition can be downloaded at www.wvculture.org. To request a printed prospectus or for more information, please contact Cailin Howe, exhibits coordinator, at (304) 558-0220 or [email protected].

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts with Kay Goodwin, Cabinet Secretary. The division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more information about the division’s programs, events and sites, visit www.wvculture.org. The Division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

QUILTS AND WALL HANGINGS 2014 EXHIBITORS

Geneal Bailey
LeRoy, Jackson County
Courthouse Stars
Wall Hanging, Honorable Mention

Diana L. Beverage
Marlinton, Pocahontas County
Nana’s Yellow Flowers
Wall Hanging

Betty C. Bond
Lost Creek, Harrison County
Welcome to My Garden
Pieced

Jane Bowers
Coalton, Randolph County
Tumbling Logs
Quilter: Marjorie Coffey
Pieced

Mary L. Brown
Hurricane, Putnam County
Double Wedding Ring
Quilter: Carol Cutlip
Pieced

Brenda Casto
Buckhannon, Upshur County
1930’s Sampler
Quilter: Sue Papouschek
Pieced, Third Place

Tresha Cottrill
Rosedale, Gilmer County
Raise The Roof
Quilter: Sue Papouschek
Pieced, Second Place

Marian Crowe
Huntington, Cabell County
Grandmother’s Flower Garden
Pieced

Carol Cutlip
South Charleston, Kanawha County
Pink Lemonade
Wall Hanging, First Place
Purchase Award

Elwanda Dennison
Mt. Clare, Harrison County
Wedding Star
Quilter: Jill Bentley
Pieced

Linda Diane Dolan
Spencer, Roane County
Thousand Pyramids
Quilter: Erma Miller
Pieced

Mary “Jan” Dowell
Caldwell, Greenbrier County
Scrappy Stars
Quilter: Sharon Price
Pieced

Kristi Essex
South Charleston, Kanawha County
Colorful Tropics
Pieced

Majorie Vivian Estepp
Purgitsville, Hardy County
Visions of WV/USA – Reversible
Mixed/Other, Honorable Mention

Roberta Farmer
Hurricane, Putnam County
Lone Star with Flower Baskets
Quilter: Willanna Wales
Mixed/Other, Second Place

Carmen J. File
Beckley, Raleigh County
Sunset
Wall Hanging

Judy Fouty
Reedy, Roane County
Sunny Sunbonnet Sue
Quilter: Shirley Hildreth
Mixed/Other, Honorable Mention

Jane Frenke
Berkeley Springs, Morgan County
Spheres (Hand-dyed)
Wall Hanging

Joy Fritz
Sutton, Braxton County
Lace Garden – Lacy Flowers
Quilter: Quilts of Joy, Donald Fritz
Wall Hanging

Charli Fulton
Charleston, Kanawha County
Kalahari
Wall Hanging

Nellie L. Griffin
South Charleston, Kanawha County
Churn Dash Blossoms
Quilter: Maria G. McTiver
Pieced

Phyllis “Peg” Griffith
South Charleston, Kanawha County
Triple Irish Chain
Quilter: Gladys Thomas
Pieced

Jewell G. Haddad
Charleston, Kanawha County
Cosmic Jewels
Pieced

Harriet Harless
Huntington, Cabell County
Flower Garden
Pieced

Terry Lee Harper
Charleston, Kanawha County
Salute to West Virginia
Pieced

Shirley Hildreth
Spencer, Roane County
Flower Baskets
Mixed/Other

Ella M. Hoffman
Charleston, Kanawha County
Autumn Splendor
Mixed/Other

Claire Johnson
Charleston, Kanawha County
30’s Sampler
Quilter: Carol Cutlip
Applique, First Place

Fran Kordek
Elkins, Randolph County
Ecclesiastes 3:1
Wall Hanging, Third Place

Kathleen Lynch
Charleston, Kanawha County
Swirls of Life
Wall Hanging

Sheila Maxey
Sutton, Braxton County
Hidden Stars Sampler
Quilter: Tina Shinkovich
Pieced

Evelyn M. Miller
Charleston, Kanawha County
Birds of a Feather
Applique, Third Place
and
Hawaiian Garden
Wall Hanging

Pamela Tice Newman
Charleston, Kanawha County
Aunt Grace Circle of Friends
Quilter: Janet King
Mixed/Other, Honorable Mention

Marguriette “Corky” Perry
Huntington, Wayne County
Garden Beauty
Quilter: Willanna Wales
Mixed/Other, First Place, Best of Show
Purchase Award
and
God Bless America
Quilters:  Willana Wales and Emma Herschberger
Wall Hanging, Honorable Mention

Kay Phelps
Winfield, Putnam County
On the Quilt Trail
Quilter: Carol Cutlip
Pieced, First Place

Hazeline Price
Spencer, Roane County
Rose Wreath
Applique, Honorable Mention

Cookie Ranson
Poca, Putnam County
Home for the Holidays
Quilter: Janet King

Jane Rhodes
Ripley, Jackson County
Drunkard’s Path in Lover’s Rings
Mixed/Other

Rebecca Rollyson
Charleston, Kanawha County
Picking Flowers on the Drunkards Path
Quilter: Janet Armstrong
Mixed/Other

Barbara J. Skidmore
Charleston, Kanawha County
Feed Sack Star
Pieced

Amy Diane Smith
Prichard, Wayne County
Sunbonnet Sue Through the Year
Applique, Second Place

Cathy L. Sowa
Frametown, Braxton County
Ring Around the Rose
Quilter: Quilts of Joy, Donald Fritz
Mixed/Other

Nancy A. Swisher
Fairmont, Monongalia County
Lone Star
Quilter: Quilts of Joy, Donald Fritz
Pieced, Honorable Mention

Serena Toppins
Branchland, Lincoln County
Country Wheel
Pieced, Honorable Mention

Linda Vaughan
Caldwell, Greenbrier County
Folk Art Flowers
Quilter: Susie Morgan
Mixed/Other, Third Place

Demmie Darlene Webb
Huntington, Cabell County
School House 9 Patch Pattern
Quilter: Mary Weber
Pieced

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