I am very excited to say that my work was featured in the September/October 2016 issue of WNC Magazine. WNC Magazine is a regional magazine which showcases arts and music events, places of interest, history of the area, great places to eat and much more, all here in Western North Carolina. There is a photo of one of my pieces, and a brief write-up about me on their artist feature page, called " The Last Page". The link below will take you to their website.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In August, 2014 I did a web interview with Shahar Boyayan for FeltingTV. We talked about how I got started creating felted landscapes, and my technique a bit. The sound isn't quite synced with the picture, but you can view it here.
July 2015 - Executive Director Carolyn Edlund interviewed me for Arts Business Institute, which is a wonderful organization promoting artists, teaching workshops on business skills for artists and crafts people, and so much more. I am honored to be their featured artist the week of July 17, 2015. The link to the webpage with my interview is below.
Through the Southern Highland Craft Guild, I show my work at the Southern Highland Craft Gallery in Biltmore Village, Asheville, NC It is a beautiful gallery in the old Oteen Bank Building beside the railroad track, showcasing Guild members works. Check out this lovely gallery through the following links.
In January, 2015 I was honored to become a member of the Southern Highlands Craft Guild. I have set up a Members Page on their website. You can see it under Membership - Current Members - Fiber through the link below.
I have shown my work in lovely Twigs & Leaves Gallery in Waynesville, NC since 2013. If you are interested in any of the pieces I have there, please check out their link below. Their contact information is on their page, and my work is shown in the "Wall Art" page of their site.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ February 28, 2015 - Here is a blog interview I did with Marie Spaulding of Living Felt, telling how I got started felting, and why it is the perfect medium for me and my art. You can read it on the link below.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ February 23, 2015 - I am honored that my art was included in this online magazine interview with Marie Spaulding, CEO of Living Felt, where I buy most of my wool supplies. She spoke about felting and how it is becoming a medium for fine art as well as crafts. Check out the article through the link below.
By clicking on the link to the below, you can see what I'm currently working on through my Bonnieblink Studio page on Facebook. I try to keep it up to date with posts showing works in progress, and other news regarding my art.
August 2019 - I am more than thrilled to say that my work will be featured on the cover of The Laurel of Asheville magazine (The Arts and Culture of communities across the mountains) for their August issue! There is an article about me and photos of some of my other pieces inside. The link below will take you to their website, and the magazine is free at many galleries in WNC so please check it out if you can.
***October 14-17 2021***
"Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands" - Harrah's Cherokee Center - 87 Haywood St., Asheville, NC. This year it's being held live again, but with Covid restrictions. Masks are to be worn at all times, and either proof of vaccination or negative Covid test in the past 72 hours are required to get in. I'm looking forward to showing my work for my fifth year along with other makers in the Southern Highland Craft Guild and will be in booth #303 - downstairs in the Arena with my felted wool paintings of landscapes and critters too. I will also will have a small piece with me to demonstrate the needle felting step of my felting process. If you come to the show, please stop in and see me!
"A beautiful view "