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Torreah "Cookie" Washington  -  In the News...

For the latest news, updates and announcements, we welcome you to check back often to this page as we add information on exhibitions curated by Ms. Washington, her recent fiber arts works, special projects, workshops and more.

To contact Cookie Washington:

Email:         Phone:  843-259-8109

Exhibition Announcements 

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Celebrating Black Mermaids: From Africa to America, curated by Cookie Washington on view May 26- July 9th 2023 at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. Learn more here.

All That We Carry: The Epic Stitchers and Friends, curated by Cookie Washington is on view November 3- January 13 2023 at the Sumter County Gallery of Art. Learn more here


16th Annual African American Fiber Art Exhibition: Sister Girl Friends (and Brothers, too). Submission due: March 1 2023. To apply, click here.

Recent Press & Media


Charleston City Paper- 2023 Piccolo +Spoleto:
Celebrating Black Mermaids with group exhibition: 
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The Royal Gazette: Tales of Black Mermaids: View more

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Charleston City Paper: Cookie Washington to present at National Museum of African American History & Culture.  View more

Sumter Today: All That We Carry. Interview with Curator, Cookie Washington. View more


Quiltfolk Issue 14: South Carolina 
Honored to be profiled in Quiltfolk magazine's Issue 14: South Carolina regional edition, see Ms. Cookie Washington as she shares her work and the philosophies that fuel her passion for creating art in this time-honored publication.

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The Good Dirt by The Lady Farmer: December 2021 Ms. Washington was invited onto the The Good Dirt podcast to discuss her quilting practice, and upcoming projects 

Documentary Film: The Way-Showers
by Susan Hester, MFA, Dr. Portia Cobb, and Cookie Washington (2009)

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