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Who Was That Artist Featured in the Wall Street Journal?

What a thrill, local girl makes good! Chris Roberts-Antieau of Manchester, MI, was recently profiled in the Wall Street Journal under this headline:

A True Rags-to-Riches Story, Chris Roberts-Antieau Is One of the ...


The lengthy article describes the self-taught fiber artist's rise from obscurity to fame, in conjunction with the publication of her book, Sew Far, "a sumptuous and colorful first monograph on Chris Roberts-Antieau's striking hand-stitched appliques. " The book is a limited edition boxed set including an original fiber "painting" in each box, and retailing for $550!

Chris grew up at art fairs around the Midwest. I remember being her neighbor in Birmingham, MI, Ann Arbor and other places. And I even own a stuffed figure from her "early days." A few years ago she was the poster artist for the Ann Arbor Street Fair.

"Chris Roberts-Antieau is as prolific as she is busy; this fall begins with the debut of Sew Far, as well as two museum exhibitions, three international shows, the launch of Chris's new online gallery store, and the trailer premier of her feature-length documentary: A Love Letter to Tom Waits. Adding to excitement, Chris has been nominated by Governor Jennifer Granholm for the Lifetime Achievement Award in Chris's home state of Michigan."

Congratulations, Chris! Best of luck with all your projects.

More: www.ChrisRoberts-Antieau

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Comment by Julie Corcoran on November 20, 2008 at 10:24am
Wonderful !! What a day brightener ! Good news for fiber artists everywhere. I too am a fan of Tom Wait's music. Congrats Chris !

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