Maker’s Dozen: Cassidy Russell’s quiet art and raucous improv, two sides of the same coin
March 10, 2015
By Donna Mintz
Quiet, composed, evocative and beautiful are apt descriptions of Cassidy Russell’s finely wrought, often delicately stitched works on fabric and handmade paper.
Emily Dickinson, a heroine and influence, often stitched her poems together to form a soft booklet she would hide in her dresser. The late poet would have recognized a kindred spirit in Russell’s stitching as well as her interest in secret-keeping and the way we hide things and the gap between what we show others and what we hold back for ourselves. Read More.