Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival
Pride & Joy Quilt Competition
February 28 - March 3, 2019
Hampton Roads Convention Center - Hampton, Virginia


Contact: Susan Galasso, quiltnsueg@gmail.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Local Quilter Accepted into National Quilt Competition

NEW HOPE, Pennsylvania - Quilt Artist Susan Galasso of Williamsburg, VA has been accepted in the 2019 Pride & Joy Quilt Competition at the thirtieth annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival. Produced by Mancuso Show Management, the Festival will take place at the Hampton Roads Convention Center in Hampton, VA from February 28 - March 3, 2019.

Galasso's quilt, Flowers At My Window, will be on display at the show along with many other quilts, all competing for prizes. Winners will be selected at the show and announced on the M-AQF website, www.quiltfest.com, on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Quilt and textile art enthusiasts will have an opportunity to view Galasso's quilt among all the other magnificent displays of quilts and textile art at the event, February 28 - March 3, 2019.

President of Mancuso Show Management David Mancuso says, "Quilting is truly art. Every quilt that is displayed at the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival takes great skill and talent to make it come to life. This quilt competition incorporates pieces from the best quilters in the U.S. that will be judged, and on display to be enjoyed by quilt enthusiasts and other quilt artists."

Besides the competition quilts on display, the Quilt Festival will feature workshops and lectures taught by a renowned faculty, a Merchant's Mall and a beautiful collection of special exhibits including many presented by local quilt guilds.

Mancuso Show Management has several long running shows annually, each with its own quilt competition. Besides the Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival, MSM hosts, World Quilt Show Florida, Tampa, FL; Quiltfest Lancaster, Lancaster, PA; World Quilt New England, Springfield, MA; the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, Oaks (Philadelphia area), PA; and the Pacific International Quilt Festival in Santa Clara (Bay area), CA.

For more information, visit www.quiltfest.com.

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