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May Morris

May Morris

Articles: Kennedy, Maev. “May Morris: the designer’s daughter determined not to be outdone,” The Guardian, August 25, 2017. Hughes, Kathryn. “Family tree: the exquisite brilliance of William Morris’s daughter,” The Guardian, September 29, 2017. Books: Morris, May. 1893. Decorative Needlework. (London: J. Hughes,). Website: Mary (May) Morris – Victoria and Albert Museum May Morris – […]

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Shin Saimdang

Shin Saimdang

Articles: Mee-yoo, Kwon, “Shin Saimdang, Artist who was Ahead of Her Time,” Korea Times, May 22, 2017. Websites: Shin Saimdang, Mother, Poet and Artist (1504 – 1551) – Choson Korea.org Shin Saimdang – New World Encyclopedia Shin Saimdang – Wikipeida South Korean Drama Saimdang, Light’s Diary – Wikipedia [Eng Sub] SAIMDANG, LIGHT’S DIARY – OFFICIAL […]

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Faith Ringgold

Faith Ringgold

Name: Faith Ringgold Date: October 8, 1930 Born in: Harlem, New York City Nationality: African-American Folk Art: Narrative Quilts Career: Quilter, Artist, Author, Educator and Illustrator Websites: Faith Ringgold: American Artist and Author – Encyclopædia Britannica Faith Ringgold Biography – bio.com Faith-Ringgold – Guggenheim [Collection Online] Faith Ringgold “The Men: Mask Face Quilt #2” – PBS [Quilt] Faith-Ringgold – […]

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Rosie Lee Tompkins

Rosie Lee Tompkins

Name: Rosie Lee Tompkins Original Name: Effie Mae Martin Howard Date: September 6, 1936 – December 1, 2006 Nationality: African-American Born in:  Arkansas Folk Art: Quilting Articles: Fox, Margalit. “Rosie Lee Tompkins, African-American Quiltmaker, Dies at 70,” New York Times [Obituaries], December 06, 2006. King, Heather. “Rosie Lee Tompkins’ Quilts: The Sublime Art of a […]

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Kyra E. Hicks

Kyra E. Hicks

Name: Kyra E. Hicks Date: October 1, 1965 Born in: Los Angeles, California Nationality: African-American Folk Art: Quilting Career: Quilter, Author, and Quilt Historian Books: Books by Kyra E. Hicks Websites: Black Threads The Kyra Hicks Contemporary African American Quilt History Research Collection “Quilter and author Kyra Hicks to give presentation on the links between […]

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