Yesterday my Google Alert turned up an interesting tidbit. The Fine Arts Writer for the Detroit News mentioned a Fiber Artists Coalition exhibit at the Northville Art House in The Arts and singled out one of my pieces for mention:
Up through Saturday is “13 Ways to View a Blackbird & Other Thoughts in Thread,” in which fiber artists stitched quilts that respond to the Wallace Stevens poem of a similar name. Particularly affecting is Charlevoix artist Kathie Briggs’ quilt, in which a blackbird appears to be flying across a wintry, cubist landscape.
The fact that it was mentioned in The Arts and by the Fine Arts Writer as opposed to a listing for a quilt show in the Weekend section was particularly gratifiying, not just for me but for our entire group.
And a friend mailed me this from the Northville paper which was my hometown paper for over 25 years: