Profile: Mary Lee Bendolph (1935-)

Mary Lee Bendolph is an American quilt maker of the Gee’s Bend Collective from Gee’s Bend (Boykin), Alabama. Her work has been influential on subsequent quilters and artists and her quilts have been exhibited in museums and galleries around the country. Mary Lee uses fabric from used clothing for quilting in appreciation of the “love and spirit” with old cloth. Mary has spent her life in Gee’s Bend and has had work featured in the Philadelphia Museum of Art as well as the Minneapolis Institute of Art in Minnesota. Continue reading Profile: Mary Lee Bendolph (1935-)