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Selected Bibliography on Riché Richardson's Art Quilts 


Documentary Films


A Portrait of the Artist:  From Montgomery, AL to Paris, FR.  Dir. Anne Crémieux and Géraldine    

   Chouard.  ExcuzeMyFrench Productions.  2008.

The Skin Quilt Project.  Directed and produced by Lauren Cross.  2010.




Chouard, Géraldine and Anne Crémieux.  “Rosa Parks @ 100.”  TransAtlantica:  A Journal of            American Studies.  April, 2013. 

Hutcheson, Carolyn.  In Focus.  Troy University Public Radio-NPR.  January 13, 2015

Nabili, Nadine.  “Levez la main et dites ouallah!”  The Bondy Blog.  January 18, 2009

   Books, Catalogs and Journal Essays.

Art Quilt Blog and Social Media Page 

Riché Richardson Art Quilt Blog 

Riché Richardson’s Mixed-Media Appliqué Art Quilts Facebook Page

Books, Catalogs, Magazines, News Features, Journal Essays and Personal Essays


Aloi, Daniel.  “Artist Shares Her Cultural Quilts with Parisians.” Cornell Chronicle. January 23           2009.
--.  “Artist Shares Her Cultural Quilts with Parisians” Ezra Magazine. Summer, 2009.

Associated Press.  “Postal Service Unveils Stamp Honoring Parks.”  The Montgomery Advertiser.     February 5, 2013. 

Burylo, Rebecca.  “Quilt Artist Honors Civil Rights, Southern Roots.”  The Montgomery

   Advertiser.  January 11, 2015.

Curda, Beth.  “Professor Pays Tribute to Her Southern Roots.”  The Davis Enterprise. February        28, 2007.

Glaser, Linda.  “Quilts Portray Civil Rights Movement, Hollywood, Family.”  Cornell Chronicle.     February 18, 2015.  

Harper, Brad.  “Rights Legends Walk Red Carpet in Montgomery.”  Montgomery Advertiser.            March 7, 2015.

Kotz, Stephen J.  “Quilts Reflect Warmth in Many Ways.”  By Stephen J. Kotz.  The Sag Harbor    Express.  April 2, 2014.

Johnson, Krista.  "Montgomery native Riche' Richardson enters 20th year of creating portrait quilts." 

  The Montgomery Advertiser.  February 1, 2019.

Lieu, Eric.  “Quilt, Always.”  ParisDailyPhoto.  January 20, 2009.

Montana, Rob.  “Cornell Professor Speaking about Rosa Parks Legacy at Cornell, National               Museum.”  Ithaca Times.  February 6, 2013. 

Norman, Georgette.  Foreword.  Portraits from Montgomery to Paris:  Appliqué Quilts by Riché        Deianne Richardson.  Rosa Parks Museum.  Troy University.  Montgomery, Alabama, 2008.

Casamayor-Cisneros, Odette.  "Obama in Havana and the Racial Politics of Contemporary Cuba."

   Transition.  Issue 120 (39-45).  The artist's Obama quilts illustrate this piece. 

“Professor Lauds Rosa Parks on Centennial."  Cornell Chronicle.  February 4, 2013.

Richardson, Riché.  “Binding Nations through Art Quilts and a Trip to the U.S. Embassy as a            Cultural Envoy.”  TransAtlantica:  American Studies Journal.  2 (2009).

--.  Artist Statement.  Portraits from Montgomery to Paris: Appliqué Quilts by Riché Deianne             Richardson.  Troy University.  Montgomery, Alabama, 2008.

--.  "The Homework of Art."(2012) (unpublished essay).

--.  "Long Artist Statement 2008, Produced in Tandem with Debut Show, "Portraits From Montgomery to Paris," Rosa Parks Museum, July-Sept" (unpublished essay)

--.  "Short Artist Statement, 2008, Produced in Tandem with Debut Show "Portraits from Montgomery to Paris," Rosa Parks Museum,July-Sept" (unpublished essay) 

--.  "Paths to Art." (2007) (unpublished essay)

--.  Artist Statement.  Portraits from Montgomery to Paris:  Mixed Media Appliqué Art Quilts.             Carol Tatkon Center Art Gallery.  Cornell University.  Ithaca, New York, 2011.

--.  "Artist Home and Art Studio" (2010)

--.  “Artistically Re-Creating and Re-Imagining Mammy, Rhett and Scarlett.”  New Approaches to Gone with the Wind.”  Ed. Andy Crank.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press     

Thrasher, Steven.  "Gee's Bend Quilts Bring African American Folk Art to the Met."  The Guardian.

    December 10, 2014.  

Turner, Patricia A.  "The Ties That Bind:  Riché Richardson."  Crafted Lives:  Stories and Studies of       African-American Quilters.  Jackson:  The University Press of Mississippi, 2009.

--.  “Home to Montgomery:  Riché Richardson’s Portraits.”  Portraits from Montgomery to Paris:         Appliqué Quilts by Riché Deianne Richardson.  Rosa Parks Museum.  Troy University.                   Montgomery, Alabama, 2008.

--.  “From Lafayette to Barack Obama:  Past and Future in Quilt Exhibit.”  TransAtlantica:                    American Studies Journal 2(2009).

Turner, Patricia A. and Riché Richardson, ed.  Portraits of an Artist:  The Journey of Riché                  Richardson’s Mixed-Media Art Quilts from Montgomery to Paris to Montgomery (in progress).

Wilmington College.  "Peace Symposium to Explore the Art of Nonviolent Social 

      Change." September 23, 2016.

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