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The Crossover
W. John MacMullen
2013
30 x 21 in (76 x 53 cm)

Repurposed cotton fabric, polyester batting, cotton and viscose thread. Machine pieced, -quilted, and -embroidered.

This piece is from my “(ch)art quilt” series of art quilts that incorporate data into art objects. It plots fifty years of undergraduate enrollment data by gender (blue=male, magenta=female) to illustrate the “crossover” point in 1978 when female enrollment surpassed that of males for the first time. (Data source: U.S. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).)

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Selected quilts from Nina Paley’s solo show at Sleepy Creek Vineyards, Oakwood IL. Hanging through August, so go check it out!

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ImageElements (Earth, Fire, Water, Air/Nude)

 

ImageBargain (Ten Thousand Dollars)
2013
71 in x 31.5 in
Reverse applique and quilting
Cotton fabric, wool batting, polyester thread
$10,000