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MEDIA CONTACT: Hartnett Gallery (585) 275-4188 or HeleneSnihur(585) 275-7800
February 15, 2005
EVENT: "Quilts for a New Millennium," an exhibition by Carol Taylor
TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, noon until
6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; from Thursday, Feb. 24, to Friday, March 25, in the Hartnett Gallery in Wilson Commons on the University of Rochester's River Campus
ADDITIONAL EVENT: Opening reception and artist's talk: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public. Note: Parking is available on the River Campus evenings after 7 p.m. and all weekend.
The Hartnett Gallery presents "Quilts for a New Millennium," an exhibition by quilt artist Carol Taylor, from Thursday, Feb. 24, to Friday, March 25.The gallery is located in Wilson Commons on the University of Rochester's River Campus.
Taylor is an internationally known, award-winning quilt artist. Her work is characterized by vibrant colors, striking contrasts, hand-dyed fabrics, heavy machine quilting, and embroidery. Says Taylor, "The colors and textures inspire my creative energies and make me happy . . . Quilting is my true passion and joy!"
Taylor's quilts are contemporary in style and often contain abstract motif-driven designs. "Quilts for a New Millennium" is an exhibition of her latest works.
Creating more than 400 quilts since she began quilting in 1993, Taylor has exhibited her work throughout North America.
An opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, will feature a talk by the artist. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public. The Hartnett Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 6 p.m. on weekends. For more information, contact the Hartnett Gallery at (585) 275-4188 during gallery hours.
About the University of Rochester
The University of Rochester (www.rochester.edu) is one of the nation's leading private universities. Located in Rochester, N.Y., the University gives students exceptional opportunities for interdisciplinary study and close collaboration with faculty through its unique cluster-based curriculum. Its College of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering is complemented by the Eastman School of Music, Simon School of Business, Warner School of Education, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and the Memorial Art Gallery.