Quilt Paintings by Texas Artist Sedrick Huckaby on View at the Tyler Museum of Art

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TYLER, TX.- The Tyler Museum of Art is presenting a selection of oil paintings by the acclaimed Sedrick Huckaby, a contemporary Texas artist who uses thick, impasto paint to create shape-shifting quilt murals, evocative of tradition, family, and faith. The exhibition, A Legacy of Love and Freedom: Quilt Paintings by Sedrick Huckaby, includes a selection of the artist’s most recent works, on view through July 3, 2011 in the Museum’s Bell Gallery. Simply stated, Huckaby paints his grandmother’s handmade quilts, but upon the large canvases, the folding images are a soothing complexity of form and meaning. “Sedrick Huckaby is one of the nation’s most promising young artists. This is an invaluable opportunity for people to listen as he discusses his works and to learn firsthand what inspires and motivates an artist who is quickly achieving widespread acclaim,” said TMA Curator, Ken Tomio. There is no ad