June 2015 First Friday Artist: Ann Baldwin May
Local artist Ann Baldwin May will exhibit her Art Quilts at TrendSetter Boutique in May. We look forward to seeing you at the opening event on Friday, June 5 2015, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. Refreshments will be served. If you can't make the opening, Ann's quilts will be on display at the store until June 27.
About The Artist
Art quilts by Ann Baldwin May may be abstract, whimsical or impressionistic. Her inspiration comes from the natural world as well as from Mexican and Native American Influences. Her materials of choice are often redirected fabrics from the San Francisco Design Center and found objects. After creating over 300 bed quilts since the 1970's, Ann turned her focus to art quilts. She has completed her six solo shows including one at the R. Blitzer Gallery in 2014. Ann is honored to be presenting her exhibition, Abrazos Del Alma(Hugs from the Soul) at the Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara Convention Center, October 2015. Ann has won several awards for her work. She retired in 2012 having taught as a bilingual teacher for 30 years in Watsonville
About First Friday
First Friday Felton Art Walk is an independent DIY (do it yourself) community event designed for the promotion and appreciation of local Artists and the Arts, and is managed in conjunction with the participating Felton Art venues. First Friday Felton Art Walk is a free event for our community and an opportunity for our many talented Artists to exhibit and promote their work.
We are proud to be aligned with Santa Cruz First Friday and have a regional Felton events listing on their website (http://www.firstfridayfelton.com) and listing in the First Friday GoodTimes ad.
For artists interested in participation and seeking a host venue, please join our facebook page and introduce your work with photos or visit the venues and introduce yourself in person. Each venue manages their own venue calendars and are solely responsible for creating their events.
For new venues wishing to participate, our facebook page is a good place for connecting with artists.
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