The second that I saw the press release announcing the work of Mady Gerard, I knew that she was someone I needed to know more about. She was a 1970s crochet designer, which I adore, and she’s an 84-year-old woman who is still going strong with her crochet work today, which I adore even more. I immediately delved into her informative website and fell in love.
Bonnie Meltzer was a 1970s crochet designer who does beautiful mixed media work today with wire crochet.
Mona Mauri is a multi-medium artist working in fiber, ceramics and digital art. She was part of the 1970s New York wearable art movement and shared some thoughts with me about that time.