CURRENT AND FUTURE EXHIBITS:
The Mississippi Story: Works from the Permanent Collection
|June 8, 2007 - ongoing Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS|
Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft & Traditional Art
Southern Arts Federation (SAF) - National Endowment for the Arts' American
March 1 - May 2008 Atlanta History Center, Atlanta, GA|
June - August 2008 Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, Louisville, KY
October - December 2008 Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
February 27 - April 25, 2009 Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL
May - July 2009 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
September - October 2009 Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC
January - April, 2010 Julie Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, AL
To Be Announced Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, Biloxi, MS
To Be Announced The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
Textural Rhythms: Constructing the Jazz Tradition
|February 8 - March 31, 2007 Kings Art Complex, Elijah Pierce Gallery, Columbus, OH|
November 18, 2007 - March 30, 2008 Reginald F Lewis Museum of
African American History, Baltimore, Maryland
April 20, 2008 - August 31, 2008 Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit, MI
December 21, 2008 - March 1, 2009 New York State Museum, Albany, New York
March 23 - August 23, 2009 American Folk Art Museum, New York, New York
January 24 - March 21, 2010 Museum of Texas Tech, Lubbock, Texas
Fiber Force: A Futuristic Approach
|October 11 - 14, 2007 Pacific International Quilt Festival, Santa Clara Convention|
Center, Santa Clara, CA
February 21 - 24, 2008 Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, Hampton Roads Convention
Center, Hampton, VA
Quilts and Human Rights
|January 15 - August 15, 2008 Michigan State University Museum, East Lansing, MI
Quilting African American Women's History
|March 8 - July 30, 2008 National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, Wilberforce, OH
Soul's Journey - Inside the Creative Process
|January 13 - April 24, 2009 The Center for Craft & Design, Hendersonville, NC
Exhibition will tour regionally and nationally through August 2010
Other venues and dates to be announced
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS: 1999 - 2007
|Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale, MS|
Fielding Wright Art Center, Delta State University, Cleveland, MS
Fine Art Gallery, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
Gum Tree Museum of Art, Tupelo, MS
Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS
Mississippi Cultural Crossroads, Port Gibson, MS
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gautier, MS
Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS
University Museums, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS
Weatherbee House, Greenville Arts Council, Greenville, MS
|Apex Museum, Atlanta, GA|
Atlanta History Museum, Atlanta, GA
Evansville Museum of Arts & Science, Evansville, IL
Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, SC
Hampton University Museum, Hampton, VA
Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC
Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY
Museum of Arts & Design, New York, NY
New England Quilt Museum, Lowell, MA
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
Walter Anderson Museum, Ocean Springs, MS
|National Art Gallery, Windhoek, Republic of Namibia|
Val d'Argent Expo, Sainte Marie Aux Mines, Alsace, France
Ashes of Faith. Bwire, Robert, 2007, cover art.|
A Communion of the Spirits: African-American Quilters, Preservers and Their Stories. Roland Freeman, 1996.
Color Play. Wolfrom, Joen, 2000.
Feminist Interpretation of the Bible and the Hermeneutics of Liberation. Schroer, Silvia and Sophia Bietenhard, eds., 2003, cover art.
Journey of the Spirit: The Art of Gwendolyn A. Magee. Mississippi Museum of Art, 2004.
Mississippi Quilts. Mary Elizabeth Johnson, 2001.
Portfolio 12. Studio Art Quilt Associates publication, 2005.
Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary African American Quilts. Carolyn Mazloomi, 1998.
Textural Rhythms: Quilting the Jazz Tradition. Carolyn Mazloomi, 2007.
The Mississippi Story. Mississippi Museum of Art, 2007.
Threads of Faith: Recent Works From the Women of Color Quilters Network. Carolyn Mazloomi and Patricia C. Pongracz, 2004.
|Dugan, Eleanor. "The Power of a Series: Gwen Magee Finds Inspiration in an Anthem". Quilting Quarterly, Journal of the National Quilting Association, Fall 2001.|
Hanson, Lynette. "Threading Our Path". Jackson Free Press Newspaper. Jan 20-26, 2005.
Herring, Lori. "Covering the Issues: Quilter comments on life through craft". Clarion-Ledger Newspaper. Southern Style Section. June 3, 2001.
LaFoe, Lynn. "Journey of the Spirit: The Art of Gwendolyn A. Magee". Delta Point Newspaper. July 28, 2005.
Lucas, Sherry. "Threads of anguish, hope emerge from quilts: Journey of the Spirit". Clarion-Ledger Newspaper. Southern Style Section. November 17, 2004.
The Meridian Star. "Journey of the Spirit: The Art of Gwendolyn A. Magee." Star Sunday. April 23, 2006.
The Mississippi Link. "Jackson Artist Captures African-American Spiritual Journey in Vibrant Quilt Exhibit". December 2-8, 2004.
|Mississippi Museum of Art (11 additional pieces added to their collection of Gwen's work)|
Smithsonian National Gallery of American Art (Renwick)
Mississippi Dept. of Archives and History
2011 Gwen received the Governor's award for excellence in visual arts.|
2007 Ford Fellow, United States Artists: Fellow, Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi
2006 "Honored Artist" - Mississippi State Committee/National Museum of Women in the Arts (MSC/NMWA)
2005 Mississippi Arts Commission Artist Fellowship
2004 Selected by the Mississippi Arts Commission to represent Mississippi on SouthernArtistry.org
2003 Visual Artist of the Year - Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters
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