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  • Black girls create a space of their own in 'Homemade, With Love' exhibition at KAM

    Blair Ebony Smith with her quilt

    Blair Ebony Smith, a postdoctoral fellow in art education, is the curator of “Homemade, With Love: More Living Room,” an exhibition at Krannert Art Museum that examines how Black girls and women can create spaces to celebrate their lives. Smith contributed to the exhibition a family quilt made in the well-known quilt-making community of Gee’s Bend, Alabama.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Blair Ebony Smith, email besmith5@illinois.edu. To contact Jon Seydl, email jseydl@illinois.edu. More information about “Homemade, With Love: More Living Room” is available online. For information about Krannert Art Museum, contact Julia Nucci Kelly at jkell@illinois.edu.