Valarie Jean Bailey

Clayton, NC

Valarie Jean Bailey, a quilt-maker and fiber artist sees quilting as a thread that connects life experiences, cultures, and people. The traditional components of quilting are an essential part of her personal expression. Bailey has worked as a consultant, community organizer, and arts advocate with over 25 years experience in designing, exhibiting, and teaching the art of traditional and contemporary quilt-making and folk crafts.