It's about understanding and telling the story.
Touring Exhibition The quilts exhibited in Nearness of You: Memory and Commemoration in Quiltmaking depict possessions and interests held dear by loved ones, construct a sense of familial space, narrate family lore and lessons, preserve family history, mark personal journeys, and commemorate significant family events like births, passings, bar mitzvahs, and adoptions.
Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University In this exhibition, Keisha Roberts and Susan Harbage Page juxtapose formal portraits and informal snapshots from the photographic archive of Behind the Veil: Documenting African American Life in the Jim Crow South to explore the distinctions between public and private representations of the self.
Professional Art Quilt Alliance-South From 2005-2007, Keisha Roberts collaborated with artist Candace Thomas to organize ARTQUILTSimages and ARTQUILTSjourneys.
North Carolina Museum of History What comes to mind when you hear the words family, home, and memory?
North Carolina Museum of Art FAAAA The Friends of African and African American Art (FAAAA) at the North Carolina Museum of Art, the Fayetteville Museum of Art and Fayetteville State University and the Women's Center of Fayetteville joined with artist Keisha Roberts to create a work of art commemorating the life and contributions of Janet Lamkin.