Torreah “Cookie” Washington
fourth-generation needle worker, fiber artist
Goose Creek, SC
Torreah “Cookie” Washington, fourth-generation needle worker, fiber artist, and independent curator living in Goose Creek, SC, the inaugural exhibition was held at the Charleston City Gallery at Waterfront Park from January 18th, 2022 through February 28th, 2022. The exhibition was sponsored by Estelle Colored Glass, Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Lady Farmer, Kalliopeia Foundation, Nathan Cummings Foundation, National Museum of Women in the Arts, and the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. Community festivities for the premiere weekend included an Artist Opening Reception at Charleston City Gallery at Waterfront Park, an Artist Appreciation Dinner at The Magnolia Hall in Charleston, SC, a community tour of the historic Seashore Farmers Lodge in the Sol Legare Community on James Island, SC, and a Community Quilting Bee for Social Justice at the McLeod Plantation Historic Site on James Island, SC.