Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Alabama Arts Radio Podcast for October 16th, 2007

In this program Anne Kimzey, Folklorist with the Alabama State Council on the Arts, interviews mother and daughter quilters Mozell Benson and Sylvia Stephens of Opelika. They discuss their participation in the State Arts Council’s Folk Arts Apprenticeship program and share family memories of quilting and farm life in Lee County. Mrs. Benson also talks about her experience of being selected by Auburn University’s College of Architecture, Design and Construction to have a quilt studio designed and built for her by college students. Mozell Benson is a nationally recognized quilter, having received a National Heritage Fellowship in 2001 from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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