Duncan Slade

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Title

Duncan Slade

Description

In this interview, quilt artist Duncan Slade explains to Karen Musgrave how Nuveen Inc. commissioned a quilt for their headquarters in Chicago. The result was "Waterfall," a very large piece that incorporated digital and traditional quilting techniques. Slade also explains his place between the art and quilt worlds and his relationship with his co-worker and wife, Gayle Fraas. He ends the interview with his views on the importance of finding the right venue for artistic quilts and how his work changes him, but emphasizes his absence of ego.

Identifier

ME04556-001

Interviewee

Duncan Slade

Interviewer

Karen Musgrave

Interview Date

10/20/08

Interview sponsor

Kay Schroeder

Location

Robert M. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, Maine.

Transcriber

Kim Greene


Citation

“Duncan Slade,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed May 20, 2019, http://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/1795.