The International Quilt Study Center & Museum at Quilt House is pleased to announce two new appointments to its International Advisory Board. Polly Minick and Victoria Findlay Wolfe will begin their three-year terms effective immediately.
“It is important that our International Advisory Board members bring diverse skills, backgrounds and expertise to reflect the scope of our collection,” said Leslie Levy, Ardis and Robert James Executive Director of Quilt House. “We have great admiration for Polly and Victoria’s achievements in their careers.”
Minick is a world renown fiber artist based in Naples, Florida. Along with her sister, Laurie Simpson, they design fabric for Moda United Notions under the name Minick & Simpson. Minick has written twelve books and manuals on fiber art and quilting, and has traveled extensively as a lecturer. She has had exhibits and rug sales in New York City and Nantucket Island, and her work is shown and sold in Ralph Lauren Showrooms.
Findlay Wolfe is a New York City-based award winning quilter and designer. Founder of the New York City Modern Quilt Guild she also serves on the board of the International Quilt Association and Quilt Alliance. She runs several community drives through her work at BumbleBeansBASICS. Findlay Wolfe is the author of “15 Minutes of Play” and “Traditions Made Modern.”
International Advisory Board members provide the Quilt House team with counsel in setting priorities and policies, as well as fostering awareness and support for the IQSCM’s mission.