EISSEY CAMPUS THEATRE LOBBY GALLERY
Open Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and one hour before each event
To inquire about exhibiting artwork, contact the Theatre office at
561-207-5905 or e-mail to Artwork Inquiry
View information on art exhibits at
The Art Gallery on the Eissey Campus, located in the BB classroom building.
Quilted Illustrations: Original Art from the books of Adrienne Yorinks
May 2 - June 30, 2017
Adrienne Yorinks is a writer, illustrator, textile designer, and fiber artist. She has exhibited her work all over the United States as well as Japan, France, Russia, Israel, and Canada. She is included in the permanent collections of Baruch College, New York, NY, Sony Metreon, San Francisco, CA, and the AFL-CIO, Washington, DC. She has written and or illustrated several books including, Stand For Children, by Marian Wright Edelman, The Last Will and Testament of an Extremely Distinguished Dog, by Eugene O’Neill, The Alphabet Atlas, by Arthur Yorinks, Quilt of States, and My Travels with Capts. Lewis and Clark by George Shannon, by Kate McMullen.
Her awards and honors include An Arts Merit Award from Georgia Council on the Arts; Best Statement Quilt of the Century finalist, International Quilt Festival, 1999, for quilt, “Resistance to Tyranny is Obedience to God”; Notable Social Studies Trade Book For Young People selection, National Council for the Social Studies/Children’s Book Council, 2000, for The Alphabet Atlas by Arthur Yorinks; Parent’s Choice Award and National Parenting Publications Award, both 2003, for Quack! by Arthur Yorinks; Storytelling World Resource Awards Honor Book selection and Skipping Stones Honor award, both 2012 for Hummingbirds; Quilt of States, was chosen to be part of the 28th Annual Book Fair and Author’s Night at the National Press Club, November 2005; and she was named an Honorary Texan in 2001 for her work with Texas Libraries. She is the subject of two biographies on her work, Adrienne Yorinks Fabric Magic (Florence Biennale) and The Studio Quilt, No. 12: Adrienne Yorinks, by Sandra Sider. She lives in Florida with her amazing dog, Calloway.