Bisa Butler: Stunning Portraits of Black Life In Quilts Alive With Color And Meaning

Quilts like you have never seen! Quilts that invite us to reimagine contemporary dialogue about age old issues. An entirely new and beautiful way of seeing the equal value of all humans.


Artist Bisa Butler Stitches Together the African-American Experience - Butler uses her unique artistic style, which combines portraiture and quilting, to accord dignity and respect to her Black subjects.
Bisa Butler: Portraits - An exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago showcasing her portrait quilts that vividly capture personal and historical narratives of Black life.
Bisa Butler @ Claire Oliver Gallery - A portfolio of her astonishing work.
Bisa Butler's Portraiture Quilts: Brooklyn Made - A 6-minute video portrait of the artist and her work.