Friday Buzz host Jonathan Zarov speaks with Dr. Carolyn L. Mazloomi, an artist, writer, independent curator, and a Bess Lomax Hawes NEA National Heritage Fellow. She’s curated exhibitions for many museums, including the American Craft Museum in New York City, the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis Tennessee and the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center in Ohio.
Most recently, Dr. Mazloomi is the curator of a traveling exhibition entitled “Commemorating His Purple Reign: A Textural Tribute to Prince.” The show features works by 24 quilters from around the nation, including members of the Women of Color Quilters Network. Catch the exhibition until June 17th at the Wisconsin Museum of Quilts & Fiber Arts in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, located at located at N50 W5050 Portland Road. Hours: open Wednesday – Saturday from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Sunday from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, and closed Monday – Tuesday.
(Photo: Nothing Compares to You!!! by L’Merchie Frazier / Minneapolis Textile Center)