Monday, February 28, 2011

Gordon's Quilt

Today I wanted to share a new video on Gordon's Quilt, a work dedicated to a young man who died too soon. The quilt is put together with photos, clothing, and mementos from his life as a tribute to his legacy. Gordon was the son of two of Dr. Gaither's good friends and she wanted to honor his memory for them through one of her works. Gordon's mother provided Dr. Gaither several items to be included on the quilt. In the video, Dr. Gaither talks about Gordon and how she put this quilt together.

Gordon's Quilt is on display at the Maryland State Arts Council through 18 March 2011 as part of Dr. Gaither's Respecting Humanity exhibition.

If you have trouble viewing the video, click here to view it on YouTube.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What an amazing piece of work. I have to admit, I couldn't help but tear-up watching this video. Art providing healing, love, compassion. Simply increadable how powerful a quilt can be.