Henrion, Marilyn, b. 1932
Active in New York, N.Y.
Collection size: 0.6 linear ft.
Collection Summary: Correspondence, writings by Henrion, a descriptive inventory "Description of Works 1989-2002", an updated inventory on CD "Marilyn Henrion: Cloth Poems, 1989-2002", slides of works of art 1989-2002, catalogues, announcements, and other printed material. Correspondents include Virginia Avery, Pauline Burbridge, Nancy Crow, Victoria A. Faoro, Laurel Horton, Sarah Howard, Naomi Ichikawa, Ardis and Robert James, Michael James, Holly Junker, Roderick E. Kiracofe, Eli Leon, Patricia Malarcher, Natasha Muradova, Bets Ramsey, Carmel Roth, Jonathon Shannon, Robert Shaw, Judy Speezak, Marilyn Stohers, Ludmila Uspenskaya and others.
Biographical/Historical Note: Fiber Artist; New York, NY. A quilt maker since 1975, Henrion taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology for twenty years before retiring in 1989 to devote her time to quilt making. She refers to her machine-pieced, geometric designs as "cloth poems."
Donated 2003 by Marilyn Henrion.