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What’s new with noted fabric artist Edna Patterson-Petty

I’m proud to call Edna Patterson-Petty a friend. She’s a phenomenal woman containing more creative energy than I can keep track of. For Black History Month Edna organized a group show at Southern Illinois University. She titled the exhibit “Inclusion.” Her artist statement defines inclusion as: “artists with different view points, ideas, and delivery come […]

Artist Edna J. Patterson-Petty inducted in the SIUE hall of fame

Oct. 10, 2009 versatile artist Edna J. Patterson-Petty was one of 13 inductees into the SIUE Hall of Fame. The plaque celebrating her award is housed in the Peck building on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus. You can see more of Edna’s photos on Flickr. These are the qualifications for this prestigious award: Southern […]