Thursday, April 7, 2011

Artist Penny Mateer featured on Artists On Air, WDUQ Pittsburgh Pa


Artist Penny Mateer featured on Artists On Air

Some people express their political leanings through marches, letter writing or phone calls to local lawmakers. Penny Mateer uses a needle. Larkin Page-Jacobs reports this fiber artist began as a traditional quilter before going off script.

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Pittsburgh is home to a thriving and innovative arts community and Artists On-Air lets listeners learn about the art scene and projects from the artists themselves. The series airs on the first Monday of the month during Morning Edition on WDUQ.

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The Pittsburgh Art Blog features selected pittsburgh artists and upcoming exhibits with photos from the artists and galleries. since the major press outlets do not go beyond a directory listing of exhibits, blogs are needed to promote pittsburgh artists and their work. the blog also calls attention to the inferiority complex of pittsburgh art and how it's perpetuated by the major players in town. Started on August 20,2007. pittsburgh area galleries and art venues are listed at the sister site www.PghGalleries.com.

the blog and website are volunteer projects from fine art photographer and pittsburgh artist advocate rick byerly.