Jim Hay

International Art Collector Purchases “Bridal Veil”
for Private Collection

Bridal Veil

He will graciously allow the artwork to complete the current series of exhibitions.*

Bridal Veil Detail 3D EXPRESSION
Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
303 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504
September 23-November 3, 2019
Michigan sculptor JIM HAY lives in Japan. Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA) finally announced “3D EXPRESSION” so Hay made “BRIDAL VEIL”, an 8’ female firebird awaiting her marriage. He says, “NOW is the time to see the lady firebird before she flies off to her new roost. Don’t miss out.”
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*3D Expression also travels to:
Regina Quick Center for Arts, St.Bonaventure, NY, Feb/08-Apr/30, 2020
Ross Museum of Art, Delaware, Ohio: May/14-July/02, 2021
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi: Aug/23-Nov/13, 2022

Traveling in Turmoil Exhibition

Turmoil is defined as a state of great disturbance, confusion or uncertainty. It can be personal and internal, societal or natural. Turmoil & the sister show, Tranquility currently are scheduled to travel to 10 venues where they will be viewed by an estimated 200,000 people on three continents.

1953 Popcorn
Turmoil In Hiding
My little brother was 8 when he saw his first scary movie. He ate some popcorn. Suddenly Martian war machines fired straight at him. His eyes opened wide. Hands flew up. Popcorn filled the air becoming parachutes landing on the people behind us.
Bob Falconer Hay died of AIDS before we could spend old age together. All I have is the popcorn.
Whether personal political racial sexual or spiritual
turmoil often hides behind a facade
of carefully constructed
Without outlets of expression
turmoil escalates toward
See more details of the works.
The current travel schedule is listed below.
Already traveled to Houston, Chicago, Birmingham, England and Texas Quilt Museum. Coming soon to:
Australasian Quilt Convention – Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne, Australia: April 5-8, 2018
Stitches & Craft Show – Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Australia: June 8-10, 2018
Craft & Quilt Fair – Canberra, Australia: August 2-12, 2018
Stitches & Craft Show- Newcastle, Australia: August 16-19, 2018
Craft & Quilt Fair – Adelaide Showground, Wayville, Australia: September 19-22, 2018
Grants Pass Museum of Art- Grants Pass, Oregon, United States: June – July 2019
For more information about this traveling show see the SAQA site.
I can be serious or playful, thoughtful or lighthearted.
I seek truth or spin tales. I generate history, fantasy, even mystery.
All with cloth. That is amazing.
Snack and Beer JHAY 2016
Snack and a Beer

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Last updated on 20 Oct, 2019