UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

Artist: Erica Vital-Lazare x


Erica Vital-Lazare
Vinyl text
Courtesy the artist

Text reads:


The Three Fates work your grandma's loom.
Clotho spins the thread.
Lachesis divvies it up.
Atropos delivers the cut,
sends us on our way.

With each stitch in a Sea Island quilt,
we see the span of a life determined
to be made whole and warm-
the colors a reminder of the brilliance of each breath.

Erica Vital-Lazare"

A Common Thread
April 2, 2021 - August 2, 2021
Curated by Ashanti McGee
In partnership with the Las Vegas Womxn of Color Arts Festival.
Support for this exhibition is provided by the WESTAF Regional Arts Resilience Fund, a relief grant developed in partnership with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support arts organizations in the 13-state western region during the COVID-19 pandemic. Additional programs are funded in part with support from Nevada Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Image description: Neith by Erica Vital-Lazare
Curving lines of delicate, black text arranged on a white wall.

  • Subject Matter: Poetry
  • Created: 2021
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