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Mazloomi, Carolyn

Overview
Works: 15 works in 22 publications in 1 language and 961 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NK9112, 746.4608996073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Carolyn Mazloomi
 
Most widely held works by Carolyn Mazloomi
Spirits of the cloth : contemporary African-American quilts by Carolyn Mazloomi( Book )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author presents a collection of 150 contemporary African American quilts and the stories behind both the quilts and the quilters
Threads of faith : recent works from the Women of Color Quilters Network( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And still we rise : race, culture, and visual conversations by Carolyn Mazloomi( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Contemporary quilt artists trace the path of black history in the United States with 97 original works exploring important events, places, people, and ideas over 400 years. Arranged in chronological order, quilt themes include the first enslaved people brought over by Dutch traders in 1619, the brave souls marching for civil rights, the ascendant influence of African American culture on the American cultural landscape, and the election of the first African American president. Other quilts commemorate and celebrate cultural milestones and memories, such as the first African American teacher, the Buffalo Soldier, the first black man to play Othello on Broadway, Muhammed Ali, and Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. The 69 artists who contributed works for this curated collection provide narrative explaining the important stories and histories behind the quilts"--
Journey of hope : quilts inspired by President Barack Obama by Carolyn Mazloomi( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey of Hope is a gallery of more than 100 stunning quilts inspired by President Obama's path to the White House. The works range from the poignantly abstract to the grippingly realistic and feature techniques including piecing, painting, appliqué, embroidery, dyeing, beading, and more. Filled with the spirit of renewal and change that fueled the Obama campaign, Journey of Hope is a celebration of our patchwork heritage and the quilter's art
Textural rhythms : quilting the jazz tradition by Carolyn Mazloomi( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quilts : conscience of the human spirit : the life of Nelson Mandela : tributes by quilt artists from South Africa and the United States( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quilting African American women's history : our challenges, creativity, and champions by Carolyn Mazloomi( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comments on the American 20th century : a national invitational exhibition of studio art quilts( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stitching a culture together : African American quilters of Ohio by Carolyn Mazloomi( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth stories( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Threads of time : quilting show and tell( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Carolyn Mazloomi, founder of the Women of Color Quilter's Network, discusses the unique culture and imagery that influences contemporary African American quilt-making. Quilt appraiser Caryl Schuetz joins her to discuss quilt value and collectability
Oral history interview with Carolyn Mazloomi by Carolyn Mazloomi( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An interview of Carolyn Mazloomi conducted 2002 September 17 and 30, by Joanne Cubbs, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in West Chester, Ohio. Mazloomi speaks of growing up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with a family of self-taught artists; the positive influence of her aunt and teacher Dr. Carter; the generation of African-American quilt-makers who followed a gap in quilt-making post-slavery; she describes her previous career as an aeronautical engineer and her transition to quilt-making; how she identifies herself as a craftsperson, not an artist; her experience with Baltimore album and Appalachian quilts; learning to quilt; the Women of Color Quilter's Network and its economic and social development programs; her book, "Spirits of the Cloth"; the positive and negative aspects of travel; the false generalizations of African-American quilts in academic circles; the importance of gender, race, and ethnicity in her work; her connection to "praise songs"; she discusses functional vs. nonfunctional quilts; the market for "hand-crafted" quilts; agents and galleries; she describes her working environment; adopting the use of a sewing machine in her work; the importance of community; her technique; her accomplishment of placing African-American quilts in the Renwick Gallery; the influence of magazines, including "Raw Vision;" her aversion to commissions; expanding her use of materials and technology; her exhibitions; her role as an advocate and dealer; finding inspiration in black and white linocuts and her use of color in quilts; and making a connection with her audience. Mazloomi also recalls Marie Wilson, Cuesta Benberry, Edjohnetta Miller, Roland Freeman, Robert Cargo, Martha Connell, Penny Sisto, Minnie Adkins, Nkosi Johnson, and Lauryn Hill
In the Spirit of the Cloth : [brochure] Contemporary African American Quilts : February 22 - July 19, 1998 : Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A brochure of an exhibition hosted in celebration of Spelman College Museum of Fine Art's second anniversary
Oral history interview with Carolyn Mazloomi by Carolyn Mazloomi( Recording )

in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An interview of Carolyn Mazloomi conducted 2002 September 17 and 30, by Joanne Cubbs, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in West Chester, Ohio
 
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Spirits of the cloth : contemporary African-American quilts
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Threads of faith : recent works from the Women of Color Quilters NetworkJourney of hope : quilts inspired by President Barack ObamaTextural rhythms : quilting the jazz traditionStitching a culture together : African American quilters of Ohio
Alternative Names
Mazloomi, Carolyn L.

Stewart, Carolyn (Quiltmaker)

Languages
English (22)