Sue Spargo: A Journey in Quilting

Sue Spargo: A Journey in Quilting

Sue Spargo’s unique folk-art imagery reflects her multi-cultural background and her fascination with folk art from around the world. Her inspiration comes from memories of her childhood in South Africa with its distinctive environment and animals and her subsequent time in the green meadows of southern England. 

Throughout Spargo’s life, the United States beckoned. That dream became a reality in 1989 when she moved to Connecticut and later Tennessee, Utah and Ohio. Each new state presented sharp contrasts and stirred new ideas, allowing Spargo to add to her creativity. 

Sue Spargo first journeyed into textiles when making dresses. She made her first quilt, a grandmother’s flower garden, while still a teenager. Today she focuses on designing quilted items using hand embroidery, textural fabrics and embellishments, leads workshops and retreats, and creates books and patterns. 

Feb. 21, 2024 - Aug. 10, 2024 
Pumphrey Gallery 

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Event Date
Wednesday, February 21, 2024 to Saturday, August 10, 2024