This is your country. This is your democracy.
“Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.”
This collaborative piece created by three close friends was inspired by the times in which we live. Each day we witness the country being divided more and more. We feel strongly that as citizens we have a responsibility to close this divide. The first step is registering to and then actually voting.
Quilt Dimensions: 19.5"h x 36"w
On the back of the quilt we have quilted the word "HOPE"
If you are interested in this piece, please contact Jil Lesko (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Deborah Kracht is a mixed media artist living in central Massachusetts.
"I can't remember a time when I wasn't an artist. In most of the pictures from my childhood, I am either covered in paint or building something. Things haven't changed much over the years, only the materials I use are different. Like many visual artists, I am a scavenger of objects and a saver of bits.”
Before COVID-19, Deb participated in several juried art shows around the country where she exhibited and sold her latest creations. Her work is also featured in several museums and galleries throughout the U.S. (www.artheadstudio.com)
Brenda Morrison is a lampworker who has been creating groovy glass beads on a live flame for over thirty years. Her adventures in glass began at a weekend class that turned into a hobby which turned into a passion and she has been obsessed ever since. Brenda melts colored glass rods over a flame, wrapping the molten glass around treated steel mandrels, winding and using graphite tools & gravity.
Brenda travels all over the country showing her work at art shows and craft fairs. Her work is also represented in several museums and galleries throughout the U.S. (www.jasminekeane.com)
Jil H. Lesko is the Bids & Proposal Manager at an advertising agency where she works closely with the sales team. She has previously collaborated with Deborah and Brenda on a mixed-media piece addressing the fight against breast cancer.
About The League of Women Voters
© Deborah C. Kracht, ArtHead Studio
© Brenda Morrison, Jasmine Keane
© Jil H. Lesko