Hope Academy of Public Service students make Black History Month quilts

Luke Martin shows his quilted portrait of Bass Reeves. Twelve students from Hope Academy of Public Service's Art One class embarked on a six-week journey to create a quilted poster from scrap fabric. (Photo courtesy of Hope Public Schools)
Luke Martin shows his quilted portrait of Bass Reeves. Twelve students from Hope Academy of Public Service's Art One class embarked on a six-week journey to create a quilted poster from scrap fabric. (Photo courtesy of Hope Public Schools)

HOPE, Ark. -- A group of art students undertook a new way of honoring figures in Black history by making intricate and colorful quilts.

Twelve students from Hope Academy of Public Service's Art One class embarked on a six-week journey to create a quilted poster from scrap fabric.

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