Nova Scotia Spotlight: Laurie Swim
Today sees the opening of the new exhibition Nova Scotia Spotlight: Laurie Swim. Hailed as one of Canada’s leading textile artists, Swim graduated from NSCAD in Halifax in 1971. She’s won numerous awards and written the book on contemporary quilting: The Joy of Quilting(plus Quiltingand Rags to Riches: The Quilt as Art). The Nova Scotia Spotlightseries highlights recent acquisitions to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s permanent collection by artists contributing to the province’s cultural heritage.