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    Book Signing Joan Paley, children's book illustrator

    Presented by at Danforth Museum of Art

    June 7, 2009


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    Book Signing Joan Paley, children's book illustrator

    For the first time in our Children’s Gallery, we are presenting a dialogue between two artists using two different mediums. Joan Paley’s colorful collages converse excitedly with Alice Means dazzling quilts. This conversation began about 5 years ago when Paley and Means connected at a high school reunion. Both artists had been working successfully in their respective mediums since the mid-1990s: Paley illustrating books and...

    For the first time in our Children’s Gallery, we are presenting a dialogue between two artists using two different mediums. Joan Paley’s colorful collages converse excitedly with Alice Means dazzling quilts. This conversation began about 5 years ago when Paley and Means connected at a high school reunion. Both artists had been working successfully in their respective mediums since the mid-1990s: Paley illustrating books and Means piecing together her quilts. Shortly after reconnecting, Paley sent Means copies of her illustrated books. In return, Means created a quilt of the Little White Duck. This began an artistic dialogue between the two childhood friends, the wonderful results of which can be seen in our current exhibition.


    Danforth Museum of Art

    123 Union Avenue
    Framingham, MA 01702

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    Admission Info:
    Members _Free Children Under 17 _Free Adults _$10 Seniors _$8 Students _$8


    General Day and Time Info:
    1:30pm

    phone: 508.620.0050x15


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