This incredible portfolio is intended to introduce you to the medium of art quilting and familiarize you with the excellent work being created by the many talented artists working in this field. Studio Art Quilt Associates defines an art quilt as "a contemporary artwork exploring and expressing aesthetic concerns common to the whole range of visual arts which retains, through materials or technique, a clear relationship to the folk art quilt from which it descends". This collection of beautifully photographed colorful art quilts demonstrates a broad range of contemporary work by 261 artists. 'Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc. Portfolio 20: The Art Quilt Sourcebook' published by Studio Art Quilt Associates, Inc., softcover with 265 pages.