Frances Dorrington

Frances Dorrington is a long-time quiltmaker who taught several of her family members the art of quiltmaking (niece Myla Borden, sister Marlene Dorrington). She enjoys making traditional quilt patterns but has also tried her hands at making picture quilts for the BANNS exhibition The Secret Codes.

Frances Dorrington

Gallery

Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions

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, Hfx. (BANNS)
2011 African Nova Scotian Quilts – Highland Square Mall, New Glasgow  (BANNS)
2010 In This Place 11 – NSCC Truro Campus Art Gallery, Truro (BANNS)
2009 Learning To Fly – Mayflower Centre, Truro  (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden – Museum of Industry, Stellarton (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden – Birchtown Community Ctr, Shelburne (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden – Weymouth Falls Community Ctr, Weymouth Falls (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden – North Preston Recreation Ctr, Dartmouth (BANNS)
2007 Our Ancestor’s Garden – Halifax North Branch Library, Hfx (BANNS)
2002 When Black Women Useta Fly – Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth (BANNS)
2001 Home: Art Of Preston – Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth (BANNS)
2000 Home: Art Of Preston – Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax
1998 In This Place – Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax (BANNS)
1998 In This Place – Museum of Industry, Stellarton (BANNS)
1998 In This Place – Shelburne County Museum, Shelburne (BANNS)
1998 In This Place – Cape Breton Art Gallery, Sydney (BANNS)

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New Glasgow, NS since 1950s