Atlanta artist Aisha Lumumba became interested in quilting at an early age after watching her elders make quilts. She started her first quilt at 18 and has been quilting for more than 20 years. Ms. Lumumba is a member of the Brown Sugar Stitchers Quilt Guild and Barack and Michelle Obama are among her many fans.
The Birmingham Public Library will host the exhibit New Quilt Zone beginning Sunday, July 21 through Friday, August 28. There will be a reception for O.B.A. Quilts on Sunday, August 9 from 3:00-5:00 p.m. in the Board Room on the 4th floor of the East Building at Central Library.