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APRIL ARTIST OF THE MONTH- CAITLIN CARY
04/03/2017
APRIL ARTIST OF THE MONTH- CAITLIN CARY

APRIL | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | CAITLIN CARY When an artist can utilize 25 different fabrics by cutting and stitching them into a beautiful portrait, I am hooked. It is incredibly interesting to see varying textiles transform into representational art. Caitlin Cary calls these works Needle Prints. Unlike embroidery she doesn't rely on the stitch to create the picture and though the process could be compared to quilting, the work is not meant to be functional as a quilt would be.  Perhaps it's because she is also a musician, but one thing is certain- she understands how to thoughtfully depict a subject and hook you with a story, much like one would ...

ARTIST OF THE MONTH WENDY ALLEN
11/06/2015
APRIL ARTIST OF THE MONTH- CAITLIN CARY

NOVEMBER | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | WENDY ALLEN OF MISS FITTBy: Toni TronuThis weather confused month goes out to Wendy Allen of Miss Fitt, in Durham, NC. I chose Wendy because she takes a fun and imaginative approach to her art (and life). Her creative outcome is something really special while still being functional. When her box of goodies came in the mail I enjoyed trying EVERYTHING on. Best part? Her long scarves double as belts! Come on cold weather! I need to strut these fashionable mittens around town. Toni: Getting work “out there” can be a tricky task and sometimes it takes a lot of experimentation. It sounds like your first big break came when a local store ...