Title

Profile of Chebeague Island artist Shirley Burgess, who was born there in 1918.

Source

Island Journal

Date

1995

Volume Number

Volume 12

Pages

36-41

Abstract

Profile of Chebeague Island artist Shirley Burgess, who was born there in 1918. Her largest project, a queen-sized quilt with pictures of 15 different lighthouses, was designed to preserve both the art of quilting and the history and mystique of lighthouses. Full-page quilt photo, related essay on the aesthetic value of lighthouses.

Subjects

Lighthouses, Quilting, Women artists, Burgess, Shirley

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