“Historical society to preserve quilts dedicated to migrants who died crossing into Arizona,” by Henry Bean, Arizona Daily Star, February 1, 2021. https://tucson.com/news/local/historical-society-to-preserve-quilts-dedicated-to-migrants-who-died-crossing-into-arizona/article_101952bb-8561-5210-8419-09844a046285.html
“The Dead Must be Counted,” by Gabriella Soto. Sapiens, August 18, 2020.
Craft in America’s Quilts on PBS : https://www.craftinamerica.org/episode/quilts
“The Migrant Quilt Project,” Suzanne’s Fancy, Column #242, by Suzanne Labry, Quilts.com. http://www.quilts.com/sfancy/index.html
“Migrant Quilt Project Personifies Border Issues, by Andrea Denning, Artbeat Magazine,, July 1, 2019. http://www.artbeatmagazine.com/migrant-quilt-project-personifies-border-issues/?fbclid=IwAR0MivANYsUHGr4gNwunJs1Ol6iZfDszsj_cq_RrpHHQbIWM-AT7S-zN4BU
“Lincoln quilt exhibition pieces together story of thousands of migrants lost at southern border,” by Blake Ursch, Omaha World-Herald, May 8, 2019. https://www.omaha.com/living/lincoln-quilt-exhibition-pieces-together-story-of-thousands-of-migrants/article_022d31da-fb32-5028-8526-b3e986cd74cd.html
Stitching an Image of the Human Cost of Crossing the US Border
“This dire Thanksgiving, we still have marvels to be grateful for,” by the Editorial Board, Washington Post, Nov. 21, 2018. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-dire-thanksgiving-we-still-have-marvels-to-be-grateful-for/2018/11/21/1ab952ee-ed04-11e8-96d4-0d23f2aaad09_story.html?fbclid=IwAR1bcDIndp_IShZkOmhRocssJOrxHLIet_2Sn7IvgZNRLhCnxA2vdSfUC1E&utm_term=.02a3b9684423
“Quilts memorialize migrants who die seeking refuge in the United States,” by David Dupont, BG Independent News (Bowling Green, OH), Nov. 15, 2018. http://bgindependentmedia.org/quilts-memorialize-migrants-who-die-seeking-refuge-in-the-united-states/?fbclid=IwAR1kXu3nbLNrt3iXdNfRMZxE6GiDgvXSARuk7l8LIUt2mR4OreundQTMHeI
“As the immigration debate rages, she quietly counts the dead along the border — and memorializes them with quilts,” by Cathy Free, Washington Post, Oct. 31, 2018. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2018/10/31/immigration-debate-rages-she-quietly-counts-dead-along-border-memorializes-them-with-quilts/?fbclid=IwAR3owupAqh3zFEK1AAJOXXzmJfcUT6P6AvgdlXt4TkhD8FUEXvBmjwMm0C8&utm_term=.3b92949273b2
“Migrants Who Died Crossing U.S.-Mexico Border Honored With Haunting Tribute: Hundreds die trying to cross the desert each year,” by Lauren Rearick, Huffington Post, Sept. 26, 2018. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/migrant-quilt-project-border-deaths_us_5baa2816e4b0181540e06f17?ncid=engmodushpmg00000004
“Migrant Quilt Project Founder, Jody Ipsen, Tells the Stories of Migrants Who Died in the Tucson Sector,” recorded by David Motley, Waukegan Arts Council, Waukegan, Illinois. Sept. 14, 2018. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8dRfP8_hdM&feature=youtu.be
“A Cousin’s Name on a Work of Art Puts a Human Face on Migrant Deaths,” by Dan Moran, Chicago Tribune, Sept. 19, 2018. http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/opinion/ct-lns-moran-migrant-quilt-project-waukegan-connection-st-0919-story.html
“Quilt exhibit in Waukegan Memorializes Immigrants Who Die ‘Trying to Find a Better Life.'” by Yadira Sanchez, Chicago Tribune, Sept. 14, 2018. http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/lake-county-news-sun/news/ct-lns-migrant-quilt-project-st-0915-story.html
“Sewing the Names — A poem for the Lives Honored in the Migrant Quilt Project,” by Rob Van Abbema. Spirited Thinking: A creative look at spirit, science, and being human. http://spirited-thinking.com/2018/08/25/sewing-names-poem-lives-honored-migrant-quilt-project
“With Paint and Patchwork, Artists Offer a New Perspective on Immigration,” by Donna Bryson. Christian Science Monitor, July 17, 2018. https://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Arts/2018/0717/Immigration-debate-appears-in-the-art-world
“The Migrant Quilt,” by Valarie Lee James. Kosmos Journal, Summer 2018. https://www.kosmosjournal.org/kj_article/the-migrant-quilt/
“The Migrant Quilt Project: Stitching Compassion and Change,” by Mary Fons. QuiltFolk, Issue 06, 2018. pp. 98-111.
Video feature about the Migrant Quilt Project’s exhibition at the Pimeria Alta Historical Museum in Nogales, Arizona. February 11 &12, 2018. https://www.kgun9.com/news/local-news/quilts-honor-migrants-who-died-while-crossing-the-border
“Quilts honoring migrants come to Nogales museum,” by Kendal Blust. Nogales International, January 30, 2018. https://migrantquiltproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/Nogales-exhibit.html
“The Migrant Quilt Project Remembers Lives Lost Along the U.S.-Mexico Border,” by Katherine Davis-Young. Atlas Obscura, November 27, 2017. https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/migrant-quilt-project-border-tucson-arizona-mexico
Video about the Migrant Quilt Project by Al Jazeera! http://share.ajplus.net/shared/36014
“How Arizona Artists Are Using Quilts in the Border Debate,” by Lynn Trimble. Phoenix New Times, September 21, 2017. https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/arizona-migrant-quilt-project-9705139
“Migrant Quilt Project raises awareness of migrant deaths through tangible message,” by Angela Martinez. Daily Wildcat, April 22, 2017. www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2017/04/migrant-quilt-project-raises-awareness-of-migrant-deaths-through-tangible-message
“Migrant memorials: Quilts honor migrants who died in the Arizona desert,” by Kendal Blust. Arizona Daily Star, January 5, 2017. http://tucson.com/entertainment/arts-and-theatre/migrant-memorials-quilts-honor-migrants-who-died-in-the-arizona/article_4d863933-be96-56ea-9f86-972068698253.html
“Quilt project remembers border crossers,” by Ellen Sussman. Special to the Green Valley News, March 15, 2017. http://www.gvnews.com/news/quilt-project-remembers-border-crossers/article_d9a8aaec-0999-11e7-bf14-2b7a2df9c509.html
Church News: Week of June 10, 2017. Daily Courier. https://www.dcourier.com/news/2017/jun/10/church-news-week-june-10-2017/
Quilting the Migrant Trail: Rhetorical Text(iles) and Rehumanizing Narratives, PhD dissertation by Sonia Christine Arellano. University of Arizona, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/10150/625387
McDowell, Marsha, Mary Worrall, Lynne Swanson, and Beth Donaldson. Quilts and Human Rights. 2016: University of Nebraska Press. pp. 48 and 51.
“What the Eye Doesn’t See Doesn’t Move the Heart: Migrant Quilts of Southern Arizona,” by Peggy J. Hazard. Uncoverings 2016, Vol. 37 of the Research Papers of the American Quilt Study Group, edited by Lynne Zacek Bassett.
“Confluencenter Awards Funding to Projects of New Fellows, The UA’s Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry has named its 2016-2017 Graduate Fellowships cohort of nine students,” by Jamie Manser, UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry. UA News, June 2, 2016. https://uanews.arizona.edu/story/confluencenter-awards-funding-projects-new-fellows
“Fabric of Our Lives: Quilts with powerful messages are on display at Tucson Meet Yourself,” by Margaret Regan. Tucson Weekly, October 11. 2012. https://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/fabric-of-our-lives/Content?oid=3546785
School of the Americas Watch Convergence at the Mexico/US Border: The Migrant Quilt Project