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Local quilt artist coming to Tucson J

"Left Turn Lane #1" by Thelma Scudi
“Left Turn Lane #1” by Thelma Scudi

Thelma Scudi, a self-trained artist from Tucson, works in cloth and mixed media and credits her talent to her ability to see wonder and beauty in spite of reality. An exhibit of her art quilts, “The Left Turn Lane,” will be on display at the Tucson Jewish Community Center Fine Art Gallery from Feb.1-March 7.

In her description of her piece, “Left Turn Lane #1,” Scudi says, “I’ll be damned if I find myself standing in the Left Turn Lane, with a sign, at eighty.” The economic viability of older women who may suddenly find themselves single is the gist of the story.

An artist’s reception will be held on Sunday, Feb. 5 from 2-4 p.m.