A Little Help from My Friends

When I started PortalUnlimited I invisioned it as a place for customers with a passion for creativity to visit and discover great products that enhance the way they live. My goal also was, and is, to promote the work of the very best artists I can find or already know. While I fulfill the 2- dimensional aspects of the inventory, I'm anxious to introduce to my followers other work that I love.

With respect to that, meet my good friend and fellow artist, Stephanie Robertson. Stephanie is a phenominal fabric artist and teacher. Her work hangs throughout Indianapolis. I had the pleasure of working with her for several years and I have to say, I've never laughed so hard with and at anyone in my life! (Actually caused more by sleep deprivation, I'm convinced.) Stephanie hired me because she liked what I was wearing. (Funky loves funky.) What an experience we had!

I'm excited to introduce the gorgeous Indigo Shibori silk chiffon scarves that Stephanie has created for PortalUnlimited. Each one is its own work of art and hand dyed individually. These are not made from yards of mass printed fabrcs...no two are alike. I may try to even frame one for myself...just a thought. I think I have the perfect spot! Then maybe another for wearing!

I'm including Stephanie's condensed bio below because I so impressed with her accomplishments. Please take a look and feel free to contact me with any questions regarding these or any of the PortalUnlimited offerings!

Stephanie Robertson is the Program Chair for Fine Arts at Ivy Tech Community College Central Indiana. She has received three Individual Artists Grants from the Indiana Arts Commission, the Stutz Association Studio Space in 2002, and an Arts Council of Indianapolis Creative Renewal Fellowship in 2001. She has a MFA in Fabric Design from the University of Georgia (1994) and a BFA in Fabric Design fron Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (1981). Her work is included in several collections, including Community Hospital North, Community Hospital South, Pratt Corporation, St. Francis Hospital (Indianapolis) and the Arts Council of Indianapolis. She is also a teaching artist with Arts for Learning of Indiana. www.fabricsinger.com