Clara Wainwright: Fabric Artist, First Night Creator On Community Art
WBUR’s new series, “Visionaries” is profiling men and women from greater Boston who have earned acclaim for the work they do and the success they’ve achieved.
Today’s visionary is Clara Wainwright. She may be best known for founding First Night, the city-wide, alcohol-free New Year’s Eve bash. But her work connecting arts and community go way beyond that one event.
Wainwright is a fabric artist and quilter. Along with her husband, noted sculptor and public art pioneer Bill Wainwright, she has nurtured countless creative collaborations in Boston for over four decades.
- Clara Wainwright, fabric artist and quilter
- Listen: Weekdays, 3 p.m. on 90.9 FM
- Live Call-In: (800) 423-TALK
- Listener Voicemail: (617) 358-0607