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Clara Wainwright: Fabric Artist, First Night Creator On Community Art09:30
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Clara Wainwright in her Allston studio. (Andrea Shea/WBUR)
Clara Wainwright in her Allston studio. (Andrea Shea/WBUR)

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.

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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.

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  • Clara Wainwright, fabric artist and quilter

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This segment aired on April 17, 2012.

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