Aerial Inspirations: Silk Batiks by Mary Edna Fraser

September 9, 1994 – June 4, 1995

National Air and Space Museum
Independence Avenue and 6th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Flight and the Arts, Gallery 211, 2nd Floor, East Wing Floor Plan

On view are approximately 50 of Mary Edna Fraser's large-scale, silk batik art works, which demonstrate the interplay of water, land, and sky patterns. Images are based on her own aerial photography as well as satellite images. Her batik studies include the major islands of the Atlantic coast; the waterways and islands of North and South Carolina; the Everglades and Florida Keys; the Colorado Rockies; and the terrain around Sante Fe, New Mexico.