Iviva Olenick

What People Say about Me

Thanks to:

Writer, Nancy MacDonell, and the New York Times;

Jerry Saltz, New York art critic;

The now defunct but once lovely FiberArts magazine (see article below!);

Leanne Prain, Canadian crafter and author, who has included interviews of me in “Hoopla: The Art of Unexpected Embroidery” and “Strange Material: Storytelling Through Textiles,” (the latter with my written instructions to make your own textual embroidery)

Kate Donnelly;

The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling for including me in one of their inaugural exhibits, Txt: art, media, language, co-curated by Lauren Kelley of Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling, and Rocio Aranda-Alvarado of El Museo del Barrio and mentioned in NY Arts Magazine;

BACBlog (Brooklyn Arts Council Blog) with a write-up of my 2015 BAC Community Arts Fund sponsored Native/Immigrant City;

and others.



Nancy MacDonell’s review of my work in the New York Times Style Section, 2/19/12



























“Sampling: Focusing on the Stitch,” FiberArts September/October 2008