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Date(s) - 12/03/2021
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

171 Cedar Arts Center


Valerie Goodwin’s Contemporary Art Quilt Exhibit At 171 Cedar Arts Center

171 Cedar Arts Center presents Pattern & Place, an exhibition by Tallahassee, Florida artist Valerie S. Goodwin, in the Houghton Gallery at 155 Cedar Street from November 19 – January 7, 2022. Artist Reception will be held December 3 from 5 to 8 pm, with an Artist Talk at 6:30 pm.

Valerie Goodwin is a mixed media fiber artist, architect, and educator whose fine art works are included in museums and private collections. She has received degrees in architecture from Washington University and Yale University. Her award-winning work has been widely published and exhibited. She also lectures and gives workshops nationally and internationally. For over 26 years, she taught architectural design at Florida A&M University.

Professor Goodwin’s textile art is inspired by aerial views of real and imaginary landscapes and cities. Her complex compositions use both traditional quilting techniques and innovative digital technology to illustrate landscapes and narrate human testimony, narratives that express the profound relationship between people and places.

This exhibition is sponsored by .



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