Cindy Friedman

Photos

AQATS19119-013_a.jpg

Title

Cindy Friedman

Subject

Quilts
Quilting
Textiles
Textile crafts
Fabrics
Fabric arts
Quilts--United States--Exhibitions.
Art--Commissioning.
Crafts & decorating
Quilting today
Creativity
Families
Communities

Description

Megan Dwyre interviews Cindy Friedman, a quilter and fiber artist based in Pennsylvania. She discusses personal aspects of quilting, including how she began to quilt, her style and creative processes, and her feelings on what makes a great quilt and quilter. She talks about her accomplishments as a quilter, including her charity work, commissioned pieces, and how her quilts have been received in the quilting and art worlds. She talks with Dwyre about the art form of creating art quilts, including how these quilts have transformed the art world in recent years. She talks about the various mediums quilts interact with, particularly wearable arts and other forms of textile arts. Friedman also discusses her personal feelings about quilting as an art form, its impact on American and women's history, as well as its impact on her life.

Identifier

2019oh0255_qsosart0013
AQATS19119-013

Interviewee

Cindy Friedman

Interviewer

Megan Dwyre

Interview sponsor

Le Rowell

Interview Keyword

Art quilts
Traditional quilts
Quilting as an art form
Contemporary quilts
Youth culture
Quilts for charity
Commissioned artworks
Quilting guilds
Quilting communities
Artistic processes
Creative processes


Citation

“Cindy Friedman,” Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories, accessed September 19, 2020, https://qsos.quiltalliance.org/items/show/2456.