Sunday, April 29, 2018

It REALLY is ALL Denim

I really enjoyed the AQS Show in Paducah, KY, this year. One of my favorite sections of the show was the Ian Berry special denim exhibit “Done in Denim.” I have never seen anything like it. Keep in mind, as you look at each of these picture, that EVERY SINGLE part of the exhibit was made of denim. It was quite impressive.

There was a “scenario” called Main Street Community Garden.
Even the brick wall in the background (which you can see better in the next photo) is made of denim. Absolutely EVERYTHING you see is denim of some color. This is a closeup.
My favorite denim “scenario” was the laundromat.
Again EVERYTHING you see is denim.

This next scene was unbelievable—even the highlights on the “parquet” floor are denim.
You can see the texture of the denim in this closeup.
Another exhibit I really enjoyed was the SAQA Korean Quilts Now. This exhibit was on display at the Paducah School of Art and Design. I think a lot of people at the quilt show might have missed this exhibit because of its location. What a shame—the exhibit space is really nice, and I have enjoyed the  exhibit located there every year. If you get a chance to go to the Paducah quilt show, don’t miss the exhibit they have at this nice venue. (It is usually on the shuttle route.) Stay tuned—my next blog post will focus on that exhibit.


Lisa Greenbow said...

This is amazing. What people can do with fabric. Baffles me. Amuses me. Inspiring too. said...

Did not make it to the School or the Dome this year... I think I missed out on some quilts. That is the problem with just going over for the day... or maybe the problem is the venue. Too spread out and far apart, and much to crowded and cramped together in the Convention Center to enjoy!!!

Dana Kroeger said...

Never would I have imagined you could do so much with denim! Unbelieveable to me!

Anonymous said...

Now that was all interesting! I especially marveled over that floor! Thank you for sharing this. Very different.