The Secret Codes: Quilts from and inspired by Nova Scotia’s Black communities
Described by Karen Henry of the Quilt Canada National Committee as “some of the most beautiful quilts I have seen in all of Canada,” The Secret Codes quilts add a vibrant and compelling new chapter to the contemporary art scene in Canada.
Curated by David Woods
Organized by The Black Artists Network of Nova Scotia (BANNS) and The Vale Quilters of New Glasgow
Quiltmakers: Marilyn Brannan (New Glasgow), Myla Borden (New Glasgow), Edith Colley (East Preston), Honey Cain (North Preston), Anja Clyke (Dartmouth), Heather Cromwell (New Glasgow), Bolivia Czernon (North Preston), Sara Lea Donovan (Ottawa), Frances Dorrington (New Glasgow), Marlene Dorrington (New Glasgow), Rosella Fraser (North Preston), Laurel Francis (Pincher Creek, Alberta), Cass Gero (Monastery), Pearl Glasgow (East Preston), Andrea Tsang Jackson (Halifax), Debra Jordan (New Glasgow), Susan Lawrence (Upper Big Tracadie, Antigonish), Helen Morrison (Weymouth), Shirley MacKenzie (Pictou), Melinda Patterson (Winnipeg, Manitoba), Sharon Robart-Johnson (Greenville, Yarmouth), Alfreda Smith (North Preston), Annie Whalen (New Glasgow),Vale Quilters (New Glasgow)