Debra Jordan

Debra Jordan began quiltmaking in 1995 after attending a quiltmaking workshop given by Myla Borden and Marlene Dorrington in New Glasgow.

Debra Jordan

Biography

She makes traditional patterns and also uses appliqué and embroidery on her quilts. Lately Jordan has been experimenting with her own quilt designs that vary traditional quilt patterns. She also creates picture quilts that depict historical and community events.

She is a member of the Vale Road Quiltmakers Collective. and a participant in the BANNS Secret Codes exhibition. Her work was exhibited in My Ancestor’s Garden (2007) and the opening reception of Mary Bendolph: Gees Bend Quilts and Beyond exhibition at Pier 21,

Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

2019 Paintings and Quilts – Chase Gallery, Public Archives of NS (BANNS)
2017 Paintings and Quilts: Kaiso – Caribbean Nova Scotian Artists
2017 Paintings and Quilts – Caribbean Cultural Festival, HalifaxCommons (BANNS)
2015 New Notes In The Garden – Chase Gallery, Public Archives of NS (BANNS)
2015 The Secret Codes: Contemporary African Nova Scotian Narrative and Picture Quilts – Museum of Industry, Stellarton
2014 The Secret Codes: Contemporary African Nova Scotian Narrative and Picture Quilts – UNB Arts Centre, Fredericton, NB
2013 The Secret Codes: Contemporary African Nova Scotian Narrative and Picture Quilts – Snider Gallery, Nova Scotia Community College Waterfront Campus, Dartmouth  (BANNS)
2013 The Secret Codes: Contemporary African Nova Scotian Narrative and Picture Quilts – Art Gallery St FX University, Antigonish
2012 The Secret Codes: Contemporary African Nova Scotian Narrative and Picture Quilts – Chase Gallery, Nova Scotia Public Archives (BANNS)
2012 It Takes A Village – African Nova Scotian Art And Culture Exhibition – World Trade And Convention Ctr, Halifax. (BANNS)
2011 African Nova Scotian Quilts Foundation – Highland Square Mall, New Glasgow  (BANNS)
2009 Learning To Fly Quilt – Mayflower Centre, Truro  (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden Exhibition – Museum of Industry, Stellarton (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden Exhibition – Birchtown Community Ctr, Shelburne (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden Exhibition – Weymouth Falls Community Ctr, Weymouth Falls (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden Exhibition – North Preston Recreation Ctr, Dartmouth (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden Exhibition – Halifax North Branch Library, Hfx (BANNS)

Contact

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