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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Richard Wright by Marie Demby Marie Demby Richard Wright, 2010
cotton fabric
Richard Wright is a hero to many people; his poems have many meanings. When I read the haiku poems, I got a painted picture in my mind. Richard Wright was a great poet and author. While working on this project, I was very inspired.
Marie Demby
age 15, ninth-grader at Central Junior High School