Stitches Along the Mississippi by the Quinsippi Needleworkers March 12 – June 9, 2022 in the Jack W. Boge Library and Conference Room
In 1977, the Quinsippi Needleworkers was established in Quincy, IL, and the chapter was authorized by The Embroiderers’ Guild of America as the first chapter in the State of Illinois. The chapter has exhibited, volunteered, won awards, and taught classes locally. Group members have also worked on state and national projects in embroidery. This exhibit will feature the work of chapter members in a variety of needle art techniques, such as crewel, silk and metal threads, counted cross stitch, needlepoint, hardanger, needle weaving, and other techniques.
Quincy Art Center is FREE and open to the public Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 AM – 4 PM. Quincy Art Center is located at 1515 Jersey St in Quincy, IL.
This exhibit is presented by The Gas Lamp Inn and Eatery, Signe Oakley, Jeff McClean, Quincy Recycle, Suzanne Irwin-Wells, Quincy Medical Group, Friends of the Art Center, Celltech, John & Kathy Bozdech, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald J. Vecchie, George & Mary Nell Meyer, Mark Twain Casino, Priority One Printing & Mailing, Quincy Audiology, Byron & Alma Webb, Bill Daniels, for home & her, State Street Bank, Blessing Health System, The Budding Artist, Moore’s Floors, Lori Kruse, Gully Transportation, First Bankers Trust Company, United Community Credit Union, The Dighe Family, and by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts/Arts Midwest and Ameren Illinois.
Cover Photo: Ann Bergman, “Bergies Kiss,” Textile Needlepoint