www.SanTanSun.com Arts Nov. 17 – 30, 2012 55 Paradox art quilts PEACEFUL: “Rain Chain,” a Japanese-inspired art quilt by Loraine Sample of Queen Creek is displayed at Chandler Center for the Arts and will become part of the Chandler Public Art collection. STSN photo Explore duality in art quilts at “Art Quilts Year XVII – Integrating a Paradox” on exhibit through Jan. 19, 2013 in the gallery at Chandler Center for the Arts (CCA), 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler. All quilts are accompanied by a story and artist biography expressing the “paradox” theme, according to curator Adriene Buffington, who says a paradox “can express the tension between ideas that are contradictory, and yet both are true.” The Chandler Arts Commission purchased six pieces for the City’s public art collection, including from PARADOX: Gilbert resident Linda McCurry’s art quilt “Truly, Madly, Deeply” is part of the “Art Quilts Year XVII – Integrating a Paradox” exhibit at CCA through Jan. 19, 2013 and was purchased by the Chandler Arts Commission. STSN photo Arizona artists Loraine Sample’s “Rain Chain” and Gilbert resident Linda McCurry’s “Truly, Madly, Deeply.” An Art Quilt Invitational Exhibit of 25 selections by national art quilters is held at the Vision Gallery, 10 E. Chicago St., Chandler. For more information, call 480-782-2695. Admission to all visual arts events is free to the public. CCA’s Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. For details, call 480-782-2680 or visit chandlercenter.org.