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A Look Back at 2009: A Year of Progress, Creativity and Friendship

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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”-Pablo PicassoAs we look ahead to a new year, I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge some of the wonderful milestones of 2009. I’d like to begin by thanking Susan Ferraro, our former CT Regional Rep, for offering me a chance to represent this fantastic group of artists. And for being such a great mentor as I started out. This has been an incredible year for me, as an artist and as the Regional Rep for SAQA Connecticut. I always say that our little Nutmeg State has an unusually high percentage of creative people living in it. By being involved with SAQA and maintaining our CT blog, I have had the opportunity and privilege to stay in touch with fiber artists all around our State. It has been so exciting to meet new people and see what kind of artwork is being done by our neighbors every day.It has not been an easy year for many of us, especially with the downturn in the economy. Many quilt s…