Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas
detail: Autumn Evening by William Thompson and Andreios Alexander

Native Son, Local Threads: Quilts Inspired by Richard Wright

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President Obama by Sherae Austin Sherae Austin President Obama, 2010
cotton
I chose this haiku because of the mental image that I got when I read it. We made our quilt with waves and contrasting shapes to add movement and dimension to the quilt. This project required focus, determination, and responsibility.
Sherae Austin
age 15, ninth-grader at Central Junior High School