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Naomi Velasquez receives award for artwork in exhibition The Ties that Bind

Idaho State University Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art, Naomi S. Velasquez, was awarded the "Best Use of Non-traditional Quilting Techniques" award at the opening reception for the juried national art exhibition, The Ties that Bind, this month.

Idaho State University Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art, Naomi S. Velasquez, was awarded the "Best Use of Non-traditional Quilting Techniques" award at the opening reception for the juried national art exhibition, The Ties that Bind, this month. This $200 award is for her artwork "Bends". Gallery One Visual Arts Center in Ellensburg, Washington is hosting this fifth national juried exhibition titled The Ties that Bind. Art quilts were chosen from across the nation by the juror for inclusion in a month-long exhibition in the main gallery of Gallery One. Gallery One is also featuring works by the juror, Joey Velkamp, as part of the exhibition.

Exhibiting Artists include: Carolyn Cohen, Season Evans, George Gianakopoulos, Jennifer Hastin, Luke Haynes, Reilly Jensen, Paulette Landers, Carol Larson, Phyllis Lear, Aryana Londir, Ruth Marchese, Linda McConaughy, Susan Michael, Kristina Nobleman, Robin Olson Mayberry, Tasha Owen, Sara Poer, Ann Ribbens, Jan Tetzlaff, Kaitlin Twiss, Naomi Velasquez, Emily Wamsley.

The exhibition can be viewed from March 1-30, 2019 at Gallery One. 408 N. Pearl Street, Ellensburg, Washington 98926.