Crane Johnson

“My quilts tell stories, weaving tales with needles, fabric and thread. Anyone can sleep, but you need a quilt to dream.”

Crane Johnson has participating in the following international juried exhibitions: Quilt National and Visions; International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas; American Quilter’s Society show in Paducah, Kentucky; Quilter’s Heritage Celebration in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Pacific West Quilt Show in Seattle, Washington; Vermont Quilt Festival; Quilts=Art=Quilts; and the IQF touring exhibition of the Journal Quilt Project. Her work is also in many private quilt collections.

Her interview with the Alliance for American Quilts is archived in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, her publications include: Creative Quilting, the Journal Quilt Project; Art Quilts by Visions; Quilt Expressions, Quilt National Contemporary Quilts, Great American Quilts, and Quilter’s Newsletter Magazine.