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.

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