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Sacred Threads, Expressing Life's Journeys, presented by SAQA
Lisa Ellis discusses this unique exhibit that explores textile artists' most personal stories of healing, grief, spirituality, peace, joy and inspiration. Hear the moving story of founder Vikki Pignatelli's encountering the need and creating Sacred Threads. View some of our favorite artworks over the twenty years and hear some first hand video recordings of artists sharing their stories.

Nov 30, 2022 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Lisa Ellis
Lisa Ellis has served as Chair of Sacred Threads since 2009 and with the help of an extraordinary team has produced 6 biennial exhibits in the Washington D.C. area. She is passionate about using art quilts to improve health care centers and hospitals. She has directed several projects for healing-related installations including Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the University of Michigan, Auburn University, National Institutes of Health and the INOVA Schar Cancer Institutes. She is currently serving on the Art Selection Committee for the INOVA Health Care system in Northern Virginia. She is a former President of Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) and serves on the board of the Quilt Alliance.