Gone but Never Forgotten: Remembering Those Lost to Police Brutality

Gone but Never Forgotten: Remembering Those Lost to Police Brutality

Textile Center and Women of Color Quilters Network present an exhibition of quilts curated by Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi

Gone but Never Forgotten: Remembering Those Lost to Police Brutality is a national juried exhibition showcasing 28 quilts that honor those whose lives were violently ended due to police negligence and brutality and critiques the targeting and criminalization of Black bodies throughout history. 

This exhibition is part of We Are the Story, A multi-site initiative of quilt exhibitions curated by Carolyn Mazloomi, and presented by Textile Center & Women of Color Quilters Network. Other exhibitions include:

Participating Artists:

  • Enee Abelman (St. Petersburg, FL) – Say Their Names 
  • Linda Asbury (Stone Mountain, GA)- Her Name is Beloved Speak her Name: Secoriea Turner  
  • Sharon Van Hoy Buck (Newport, TN)- Don’t Let My Name Fade Away 
  • Ora Clay (Oakland, CA) – And Counting 
  • Donnette A. Cooper (Washington, DC) – Justice Flatlined 
  • Cheryl Coulter (Bloomington, MN)- Last Cry 
  • Rebecca Cynamon-Murphy (Wheaton, IL)- Breonna 
  • Gloria Davis (Philadelphia, PA)- Hands up 
  • Deborah Fell (Champaign, IL) – I Can’t Breathe 
  • Gwen Gordon (Tucker, GA)- Know Them 
  • Marilyn Hamilton Jackson (Springfield Gardens, NY) – Say Their Names 
  • Peggie Hartwell (Summerville, GA) – Ode to George Floyd 
  • Gloria Kellon (Shaker Heights, OH) – Million Man March 
  • Susan Brubaker Knapp (Chapel Hill, NC) – I’ll Fly Away 
  • Angela Lanier (Oxon Hills, MD) – Inspangered 
  • Carol Larson (Petaluma, CA) – Somebody’s Child 
  • Zoe Lautz (Minneapolis, MN) – Sandra 
  • Tomasita Louviere-Ligons (Austin, TX) – Invocations 
  • Rebecca Cynamon-Murphy (Wheaton IL) – Everybody Gonna Shine 
  • Clara Nartey (West Haven, CT) – Charleena Lyles 
  • Gwen T. Samuels (Albuquerque, NM) – View of Heaven from My Window 
  • Gwen Schagrin (Minneapolis, MN) – George Floyd: A Tipping Point 
  • Jill Scholtz (Eden Prairie, MN) – Gone But Never Forgotten 
  • Carole Gary Staples (West Chester, OH) – Corona Virus with Police Brutality on the Fringe (Gone But Not Forgotten) 
  • Jane Stokes (Lewes, DE) – How Many Deaths Will It Take 
  • Dixie Walker (Clinton, MA) – Justice 
  • Janice Willis (Altadena CA)- A Mother’s Lament 
  • Sauda A. Zahra (Durham, NC) – Mourning

     Image Credit: Carolyn Crump, Cracked Justice (detail)

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