The quilts are hung but there was still much to be accomplished.Our signage has to be placed next to each quilt. The Arboretum insists on a specific height for each sign.....so it's necessary to take the time to measure.
The wire display system can be quite unmanageable when hanging pieces one above the other.....but we are a good team and got it done. The ends of each wire will be coiled and hidden behind the quilts.We ran out of wire hangers....as has happened in the past. I've had good luck at home using 3-M Command Clips to hang my small mounted work. They weren't keen about using them at first, but once we pointed out that it wasn't any more harmful than using adhesive dots for the signage....they agreed. AND....don't the 4 pieces on the right look so much better without the distracting wires?
As I said, we attempt to compose a cohesive display......with no attempt to segregate our work individually. However, as it happened these three pieces are mine.
Kate often works in a color palette that reflects her love of the Folly Beach, SC area. Her "Century Plant" piece is one of my favorites! We chose three of my mounted pieces, featuring beadwork and agates to be displayed next to Kate's quilt.
We are off to a good start.....my piece was purchased the very next day, before the actual opening of the show! And......two more sold over the weekend....one of Judy's and one of Kate's. A portion of all sales benefit the Arboretum.