Missy Stevens, The Spirit and Technique of Painting with Thread is a documentary about nationally acclaimed fiber artist and Connecticut resident Missy Stevens. The film is produced and directed by Rusty Dyer of DigiDyer Productions in Litchfield, Connecticut.Stevens’ thread paintings are one-of- a-kind embroideries known for their rich color and playful spirit. In the film, she explains her discovery of the punch-needle and its use in fine art. Going beyond technique, the film reveals how her spiritual journey creates inspired imagery, connection to nature, and a sense of purpose.
This program premiered on CPTV on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The film is now available to stream above.
To view the program press release, click here.
“Women's Work” features the stories of Connecticut women serving as leaders, trailblazers, artists, educators, advocates and entrepreneurs. Watch the original TV documentary. Six additional short films will be released weekly - watch them here.