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Mary Ann Pettway, Gee's Bend Quilters

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Mary Ann Pettway, Director of the Gee's Bend Quilter's Collective, recounts the history of the Gee's Bend Quilters. This group of Alabama women has gained national and international acclaim for their work in carrying on the tradition of quilt making. The Gee's Bend Quilters were featured in the 2012 AT&T Alabama African American History Calendar. >
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Other Related Links:
Meet the Quilters of Bee's Bend
African American Quilting Traditions
African American Quilting: A Long Rich Tradition

 

 

Alabama Course of Study
Arts Education (2006)

Grade 3
1.) Utilize a variety of processes and media in the production of artwork.
Examples: producing a drawing using markers and crayons, creating a painting using watercolors and pastels on watercolor paper
• Utilizing digital processes to produce works of art
Example: using a paint program to design a digital quilt

Visual Arts (2006)
Grades 6-8

1.) Create original works of art from direct observation.
• Organizing spatial relationships utilizing linear and atmospheric perspective
• Creating the illusion of three-dimensional forms through tonal rendering
• Incorporating traditional categories of subject matter into original works of art
Examples: drawing a still life, painting a landscape, sculpting a portrait

 

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Education Sponsors

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  • Alpha Foundation
  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting