31 Days of Jazz: The African Jazz Quilts of Michael A. Cummings
From the venue:
The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs is pleased to present the exhibition of “The African Jazz Quilts of Michael A. Cummings” at Gallery 72 to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month.
The exhibition opens to the public on Thursday, April 18 and runs until Thursday, June 6, 2019.
An opening reception for the installation will be hosted at Gallery 72 on Thursday, April 18, starting at 6 p.m.
The exhibition coincides with 42nd Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival hosted in Piedmont Park, Memorial Day Weekend, May 25 and 26.
Michael A. Cummings, a native of Los Angeles, is a world-renowned quilt maker. Cummings uses reclaimed fabric to create new art and narratives that evoke engagement from its viewers. He has had solo exhibitions with Bates College in Maine, Hallmark Cards, New York City's Cinque Gallery and Studio Museum in Harlem, among others.
Please join the City of Atlanta in celebrating this unique and talented artist. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday from 10 am to 5 pm.
For more information, please contact the gallery curator, Kevin Sipp, for more information at 404-546-3220 or KSipp at AtlantaGa.Gov.